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From champ to drug and sex addict: Tyson tells all

From champ to drug and sex addict: Tyson tells all | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it

"Tyson was so promiscuous, he’d pick up any woman around......He was petrified that he had AIDS, yet he was sleeping at strip clubs and having unprotected sex with hookers. His diet at the time consisted of Hennessy, Cialis, cocaine...... Zoloft, pot, Marlboros and morphine."

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Curator comment: The redemptive path is rarely a straight line.  If this story reflects reality the man deserves respect for his fight with his greatest adversary: himself.

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A New Generation of Sexual Addiction

A New Generation of Sexual Addiction | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
(2013). A New Generation of Sexual Addiction. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 306-322. doi: 10.1080/10720162.2013.843067

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Scholarly article on the effect of the Internet on Sexual Addiction.

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Bill Herring LCSW, CSAT's curator insight, December 3, 2013 12:06 PM

Curator comment:  As noted in the last curation, increasing numbers of theories are emerging about varieties of problematic sexual behavior that appear similar but which stem from different sources and which are amenable to different treatment approaches.  


Authors: Jennifer Riemersma and Michael Sytsma


(2013). Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: Vol. 20, No. 4, pp. 306-322. doi: 10.1080/10720162.2013.843067


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Recovery TV Live - Sex Addiction

Episode 2: Host Tammy Malloy, joined by guest therapists Tori Hodge, MSW and Jack Crowley, LCSW, discuss #sexaddiction and how it can frequently co-occur ...

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Sexual Addiction in the Digital Age

This presentation provides non-judgmental insight into the hyper-sexuality/sexual addiction diagnosis and its relationship to early attachment trauma(s) and ...
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Neurobiological Basis for Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity Finally ...

Neurobiological Basis for Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity Finally ... | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, international addiction expert, speaker, author, clinician and founder of the Sexual Recovery Institute, embraces a new brain study by the University of Cambridge that provides powerful ...
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How to Quit Porn

How to Quit Porn | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
It’s been interesting to watch this series unfold this week. Though I knew it would be controversial, I wasn’t sure what to expect and how much interest
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The art of manliness webiste did a great job of going over porn addiction and ways to quit

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Porn 'Addiction' Linked To Religious Beliefs

Porn 'Addiction' Linked To Religious Beliefs | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Feel like you're addicted to porn? Your religion could have something to do with your answer. Compared with their less spiritual peers, people who identified as very religious were more likely to have a perceived Internet pornography addiction, no...
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National 12 Step Meetings: Dealing with Sexual Addiction

National 12 Step Meetings: Dealing with Sexual Addiction | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Help with Sexual Addiction. Sexual addiction is defined as a sexual disorder wherein a person engages in persistent and escalating patterns of sexual behaviors despite increasing negative consequences to self and others.
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Is Your Pornography Habit Actually an Addiction? Help from a ...

Is Your Pornography Habit Actually an Addiction? Help from a ... | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Patrick Carnes is perhaps the leading researcher of our generation on the topic of sexual addiction. One of the most practical and helpful results of his research is the framework that he has developed to help us understand ...
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12 Steps with Christ: "Why is porn bad?" Part I: The Question

12 Steps with Christ: "Why is porn bad?" Part I: The Question | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
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Article written from the perspective of someone who had a spouse suffering from sexual addiction

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Sex Addiction – Causes and Compassion | Lauri Ann Lumby

Sex Addiction – Causes and Compassion | Lauri Ann Lumby | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
If you believe that you or your partner is suffering from sex addiction, please seek help and support through counseling, psychotherapy or 12-step recovery groups tailored to the needs of sex addicts.
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Addiction Is a Chronic Brain Disease, Not Just Bad Behavior or Bad Choices - NewRelevant | New Addiction Information

Addiction Is a Chronic Brain Disease, Not Just Bad Behavior or Bad Choices - NewRelevant | New Addiction Information | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
these outward behaviors are actually manifestations of an underlying disease

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Should I Stay or Should I Go? Navigating a Relationship with a Sex Addict

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Navigating a Relationship with a Sex Addict | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Couples in recovery from sex addiction are in a unique situation. It requires patience, hard work and commitment to the healing process. A couple's r.
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Mental Health: Mental Conditions Linked To Sex Addiction | Healthy ...

Mental Health: Mental Conditions Linked To Sex Addiction | Healthy ... | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Sex addiction can be best described as a progressive intimacy disorder characterised by compulsive sexual behaviour. However, it is important to note that sex addiction has been a crucial symptom for some serious mental ...
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Sexual Addiction As An Illness -Psychology Matters Asia

Sexual Addiction As An Illness -Psychology Matters Asia | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Sexual addiction is an illness. It's solitary, dehumanizing, and satisfies only itself. Contrary to love, it's fleeting. It causes people to abuse their bodies. It distances us from our emotions, destroys good feelings about ourselves.
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Sex Addiction CEUs - YouTube

This video provides a very brief overview of internet and sex addiction. It is meant to provide a primer to the counselor who may encounter someone with a se...
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Good one hour overview of Sex Addiction. Designed for counselors.

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Sex Addiction Functions Like Drug Addiction In The Brain, Study ...

Sex Addiction Functions Like Drug Addiction In The Brain, Study ... | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
"This study takes us a step further to finding out why we carry on repeating behaviours that we know are potentially damaging to us. Whether we are tackling sex addiction, substance abuse or eating disorders, knowing how ...
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Thailand's Health Ministry Warns of Sex Addiction to Online Porn ...

Thailand's Health Ministry Warns of Sex Addiction to Online Porn ... | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Psychiatrist from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Rajanagarindra Institute MD Thiphawan Buranasin said teenagers who were addicted to sexual content online had higher risks to be sexually assaulted or engage in ...
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» Brain Activity in Sex Addicts Mirrors That of Drug Addicts - Psych Central News

» Brain Activity in Sex Addicts Mirrors That of Drug Addicts - Psych Central News | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
A new study has found that pornography triggers brain activity in people with compulsive sexual behavior -- sometimes known as sex addiction -- similar to that
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A study which agrees with what many of us suspected, that sex addiction may have a biological component

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Understanding Pornography and Sexual Addiction - SA Lifeline ...

Providing hope, education, and resources related to pornography recovery and sexual addiction recovery and healing from the effects of betrayal trauma.
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Free PDF on sex addiction

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Spotting Sexual Addiction in Clients | Counselor Magazine Blog

Spotting Sexual Addiction in Clients | Counselor Magazine Blog | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Sexually addicted men and women enter treatment because their addiction is destroying their lives, but once they're in therapy they often fail to mention their out-of-control sexual activity (most often due to shame).
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Identifying sexual addiction | VailDaily.com

Identifying sexual addiction | VailDaily.com | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Dear Neil: Several weeks ago, you wrote about a husband in New Zealand who has been unfaithful to his wife for decades. He said he couldn’t help himself from
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Sex Addiction Recovery and Why I Should Follow The 12 Steps

Sex Addiction Recovery and Why I Should Follow The 12 Steps | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
The main reason you should follow a 12 step program to treat sex addiction is because such programs, based on techniques pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous, have been known to work. That said, unfortunately there is ...
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Good article on what a 12 step meeting is like, and how it can help you recover from sex addiction.

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Audio interview with TEDx presenter and blogger, Gary Wilson | Shrink Rap Radio Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more!

Audio interview with TEDx presenter and blogger, Gary Wilson | Shrink Rap Radio Psychology Interviews: Exploring brain, body, mind, spirit, intuition, leadership, research, psychotherapy and more! | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
All the psychology you need to know and just enough to make you dangerous
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Is sexual addiction the real deal? / UCLA Newsroom

Is sexual addiction the real deal? / UCLA Newsroom | Sex Addiction News | Scoop.it
Controversy exists over what some mental health experts call "hypersexuality," or sexual "addiction." Namely, is it a mental disorder at all, or something else? It failed to make the cut in the recently updated Diagnostic and ...
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