Surrounded by her colleagues - one was sat less than two metres away - the then year-old slowly slid her right hand up her skirt, down the front of her tights and gently began rubbing her clitoris. It gave me a thrill. Did Jenny have a problem?
For the most part, modern medical professionals are skeptical about the science of sex addiction. Sex addiction as we currently understand it became part of the public discussion aroundas Barry Reay, Nina Attwood and Claire Gooder of the University of Aukland explained in a paper. After the country had experimented with two decades of free love, disco clubs and shifting gender and sex roles, there was a serious pushback to sexual promiscuity, particularly coming from conservative Christians and certain strains of feminism.
This article takes a critical look at the recent history of the concept of sex addiction, an archetypal modern sexual invention. The media has always played a role in its history, first with TV, the tabloids, and the case histories of claimed celebrity victims all helping to popularize the concept, and then with the impact of the internet. Though it is essentially mythical, creating a problem that need not exist, sex addiction has to be taken seriously as a phenomenon.
Sexual addictions are among the least talked about and probably the least understood of all addictions. Sexual addiction has been around apparently going back as far as we have recorded history. However, it has only been in the last two or three decades that a clearer understanding of it is being reached. Sexual addiction is rapidly becoming recognized as a major social problem with similarities more well-known to alcohol and drug addiction or compulsive gambling.
It is the height of the AIDS epidemic, around 30 years ago. Patrick Carnes, the founding father of sex addiction theory, is going to speak to the gay community. He has been invited in by a respected African American sexologist who feels that the gay community really needs to hear his message.
Sexual motivation is a fundamental behavior in human. For a long time, this behavior has been somehow ignored from psychological and neuroscientific research. In this article — reflecting the collaboration of a clinical psychologist and a neuroscientist — we show that in the current period, sexual affiliation is one of the most promising affiliation context to articulate a debate, a dialog and convergence points between psychoanalysis and neuroscience.
Verified by Psychology Today. Women Who Stray. The history of the concept of sex addiction is a complex, somewhat contentious one.
Sexual addictionalso known as sex addictionis a state characterized by compulsive participation or engagement in sexual activityparticularly sexual intercoursedespite negative consequences. Proponents of a diagnostic model for sexual addiction consider it to be one of several sex-related disorders within an umbrella concept known as hypersexual disorder. Related or synonymous models of pathological sexual behavior include hypersexuality nymphomania and satyriasiserotomaniaDon Juanism or Don Juanitaismand paraphilia -related disorders.
She talked about how, whenever she was bored at work, she would watch porn. If she was running late, she'd watch porn. On lunch breaks, or bathroom breaks, she'd watch porn.
This article reviews the clinical characteristics of CSB, cognitive aspects of the behaviors, and treatment options. We reviewed the literature regarding the clinical aspects of CSB and treatment approaches. The literature review of the clinical aspects of CSB demonstrates that there is likely a substantial heterogeneity within the disorder. In addition, the treatment literature lacks sufficient evidence-based approaches to develop a clear treatment algorithm.