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Hypersexual

  1. 1. Hypersexual Disorder
  2. 2. Characterized by repetitively engaging in sexual fantasies, urges, or behaviors in response to stressful life events, boredom, depression, or irritability leading to adverse consequences and impairment in social, occupational, or other
  3. 3. • Should not be caused by an outside substance • Frequent but unsuccessful attempts to control or reduce these fantasies • These characteristics must be persistent for at least six months
  4. 4. Signs and Symptoms
  5. 5.  Compulsive self-stimulation (masturbation)  Multiple affairs  Multiple one-night stands  Multiple sexual partners Persistent use of pornography  Practicing unsafe sex  Cybersex  Use of prostitutes  Engaging in paraphilias  Obssession with someone who can’t be yours (sexually)
  6. 6. EffectsCauses and
  7. 7. • Androgen imbalance •History of physical or sexual abuse • High levels of serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine • Prevalence of other disorders that can increase libido, including bipolar disorder • Genetics, abnormalities in brain chemistry, certain medical conditions, and / or abnormal levels of sex hormones may play a role in the development of the disorder.
  8. 8. • Family relationship problems • Financial problems • Health problems •Emotional problems •Unplanned pregnancies •Problems with the law
  9. 9. Treatment •Individual psychotherapy •Other forms of therapy ( couple, family and group) •Medication •Support groups
  10. 10. REFERENCES • http://www.hypersexualdisorders.com/overview-hypersexual-disorders/ • http://www.treatment4addiction.com/conditions- disorders/other/hypersexual-disorder/ • www.healthywomen.org • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Androgen • Http://www.britannica.com/science • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelve-step_program#Twelve_Steps • http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/182473.php • http://www.hypersexualdisorders.com/hypersexual-disorder-signs/ • http://www.medicaldaily.com/hypersexual-disorder-or-just-high-sex- drive-profile-sex-addict-325198 • http://www.dsm5.org/Research/Documents/Kafka_Hypersexual_ASB.pd f • http://www.hypersexualdisorders.com/hypersexual- disorders/nymphonania/
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