Tag Archives: Substance dependence

Are you addicted to sex

The Symptoms of Sexual Addiction: While there is no official diagnosis for sex addiction, clinicians and researchers have attempted to define the disorder using criteria based on chemical dependency literature. They include: Frequently engaging in more sex and with more partners than intended. Being preoccupied with or persistently craving sex; wanting to cut down and […]

Brain scans prove porn is as addictive as alcohol and drugs

COMPULSIVE users of porn show the same signs of addiction in their brain as those hooked on booze or drugs, according to researchers. The brains of young men who are obsessed by online pornography ‘lit up like Christmas trees‘ upon being shown erotic images, a pioneering study has found. The area stimulated – the part […]