Sex offenders can also be sex addicts. But not ALL sex offenders are sex addicts, and vice versa. The difference between a non-addicted sex offender and a sex addict who is also a sex offender is in the intent. We examine that distinction here.
Moral overtones pervade discussions of nudity and sexuality in the United States. So is sexual behavior in public settings a sign of sexual addiction, or simply not accepted as anti-thematic to ideals of romantic love, monogamous relationships, and long-term commitments? We explore here.
Do you think that you or a loved one is a sex addict? Check in here for a quick guide to signs of sexual addiction and the steps that you can take to get help.
When do thoughts, feelings or behaviors about sex become a problem? One of the more controversial topics among medical professionals, sex addiction is basically a progressive, unhealthy use of sex. We provide a basic intro to compulsive sexual behavior and link to a useful self-survery from Sex Addicts Anonymous to help you evaluate whether sex has become a problem in your life.
What red flags indicate that prescription pills have become a problem in your life? Prescription pill addiction can be characterized by increased tolerance for a drug or by withdrawal symptoms when the drug is not taken. But what are some other signs of Rx dependency? More here.
For almost 10 years, prescription medication abuse has been second only to marijuana use in the U.S. It is a fast growing epidemic that affects our youth, our adults and our seniors. But why are Americans misusing prescription drugs? And what social institutions have contributed to the growth of prescription drug addiction? We investigate here.
The most recent national survey on drug use was completed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHA) in 2008. Click here to learn where pill poppers are getting their stash.
The go-to references for measuring prescription drug use in America are called the MTF and the NSDUH reports. We help you learn more about these baseline surveys. We also present a summary of the most important statistics for prescription drug use from 2008 and 2009. Get the facts here.
This month’s topic is prescription drug addiction. Just a brief reminder of the steps that you can take if you suspect that you or a loved one is addicted to pain medicines, stimulants or depressants sold over-the-counter or by prescription.
66% of American adults are overweight or obese, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Binging is an extreme behavior related to food…but is it an addiction? We explore this taboo subject, and take a look at diagnostic limitations of binging here.