It made an appearance in the 1987 version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), but has subsequently been removed.
While many comparisons have been made to drug addiction, Dr.
Weiss adds that it’s like any addiction, and the addict increasingly “needs to have this intensity-based experience." However, the idea that sex is clinically addictive remains controversial.
As we've reported in the the Fix, sex addiction is not recognized by the American Psychiatric Association as a diagnosable disorder.
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