WHO declares sex addiction as a mental health disorder

An inability to control sexual urges leads to people neglecting their health. Sufferers do this despite often deriving no pleasure from being intimate Patients must suffer from the disorder for six months and experience distress

WHO declares sex addiction as a mental health disorderThe World Health Organization (WHO) has declared sex addiction is a mental-health disorder. Known as compulsive sexual behaviour disorder, it is defined as an inability to control intense sexual urges leading to people neglecting their health despite often deriving no pleasure from being intimate, according to a report issued by the WHO. Patients must suffer […]

How does sex addiction affect personal relationships  

A person with sexual addiction is obsessed with sex or has an abnormally intense sex drive. Their thoughts are dominated by sexual activity, to the point where this affects other activities and interactions. If these urges become uncontrollable, the person can have difficulty functioning in social situations

How does sex addiction affect personal relationships  What is ‘Sex Addiction’? A ‘compulsive preoccupation’ with any activity that can make the person ‘dysfunctional’ in the very primary areas of life such as studies/work, relationships, health, hygiene etc. could be classified as addiction. Sexual addiction, therefore, implies an unrelenting inability in a person to control one’s sexual urges/behaviour/preoccupation despite having a complete knowledge […]