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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Sex Addiction and its symptoms?

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Who has Sex Addiction on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 29
30s 18
40s 6
50s 6
60s 2
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

21% Females
79% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 17
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 31

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