Is my sex life normal? Understanding the hallmarks and causes of sex addiction (Updated)

Hallmarks of Sex Addiction While people are starting to recognize the prevalence and problems created by excessive sexualized activities and pornography, what is broadly termed “sex addiction” remains cloaked in mystery, even for many therapists. One of the challenges in defining and treating sex addiction is the fact that sex…

Male Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment DSM-5 625.89 (F52.0)

According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), male hypoactive sexual desire disorder (MHSDD) is characterized by an individual’s lack of or low desire for sex, which causes him significant distress. Previously, this disorder was grouped into general hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSSD), which both…

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