Sexual Addiction as a Recognized Mental Health Disorder

Sexual addiction, or hypersexual disorder, is a form of behavioral addiction that belongs to a larger group of conditions known as process addictions. Until recently, these addictions received no official recognition from the American Psychiatric Association (APA), an organization that defines and categorizes mental health disorders in the U.S. However, this organization has now started…

Sexual Recovery Institute Offers Live Streaming for Sold-Out Presentation by Dr. Patrick Carnes

This Thursday, September 8, 2011, at 6:30 p.m., treatment professionals and the recovery community will join together for a special event featuring Dr. Patrick Carnes, the industry’s foremost authority on sex addiction treatment, the founder of the CSAT certification for sex addiction treatment specialists and director of Pine Grove’s Gentle Path.

More Women Sending Sexting Messages; Reflects Deeper Marital Problems, Says Study

Who sends more sexual images of themselves or sexual conversations via their cell phones – men or women? It’s women, according to a recent study from University of Nebraska researchers, in conjunction with researchers from Washburn University. Study authors believe the numbers may demonstrate a growing trend of more people participating in an online affair…