Sex Addiction

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What is Sex Addiction?

Sex addiction is a condition where a person has an unusually intense sex drive or an obsession with sexual thoughts, feelings or behaviors that negatively impact their health, job, relationships or other parts of their life.

What is it like to have Sex Addiction?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Buspirone, Clonazepam, Hydroxyzine
Nothing reported yet
Nothing reported yet

What do patients take to treat Sex Addiction and its symptoms?


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Who has Sex Addiction on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 57 patients have this condition
  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 36 say Sex Addiction is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 26
30s 17
40s 2
50s 4
60s 1
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

25% Females
75% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 15
20-29 years 6
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 13
Not Diagnosed 23

These charts show data from Sex Addiction patients who have completed their condition history
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