What is Sex Addicts Anonymous?

Category: Psychotherapy


The Fellowship of Sex Addicts Anonymous SAA is made up of men and women who meet together, usually in local groups, to share experience, strength, and hope with each other for the purpose of recovery from obsession with sex and compulsive sexual behavior.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Compulsive behavior 1 1
Decreased sex drive (libido) 1 0
Increased sex drive (libido) 1 0
Low self esteem 1 0
Sex addiction 1 0
Sexual dysfunction 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Sex Addicts Anonymous

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Sex Addicts Anonymous

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Felt finished with this treatment 1
Found another therapist or program I preferred 1
I didn't have enough time 1
No convenient appointments available 1
This type of therapy or counseling didn't seem to help 1
See 1 patient who's stopped going to Sex Addicts Anonymous


Stopped going to Sex Addicts Anonymous

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Sex Addicts Anonymous

Oct 27, 2010 (Started Oct 27, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for compulsive behavior)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for shame)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 hr Weekly
Advice & Tips: I'm only a week in, but getting things out of hiding, and into the open with a loving and accepting group is quite powerful.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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