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Sex addiction can affect a person in a number of ways; from feelings of deep, intense regret to mood swings and risky behaviour. However, it’s not just the sex addict who suffers the burden of the disorder; the people closest to them such as friends,...

In developing patterns of compulsive behaviour, sex addicts genuinely want to stop their actions but can't – despite the often serious consequences. Sexual Addiction is disorder of the brain and is characterised by delusion about sexual wants and love. In terms of sexual arousal, brains...

In this modern day and technologically-advanced Internet age, vast amounts of information are readily available to anyone who goes looking for them – with children and pornography serving as no exception. Though legal, pornography can have a significant and lasting impact on the quickly developing...

The relationship between pornography and society has undergone significant changes over the past few years. Though it was once condemned as taboo – both as a subject of discussion and a product for consumption – today, pornography has managed to transgress an array of traditionally-held...

Due to the unfortunate nature of the addiction, there exist significant health risks for individuals addicted to sex – the partners of sex addicts, however, are also subject to these associated risks. Though the spread of diseases and infections is one that typically comes to...

TREATING SEX ADDICTION EFFECTIVELY Psychology has made great inroads towards the treatment of sex addiction over the last few years and what was previously seen as an untreatable addiction, now has specialist care and treatment plans available. In the past, society saw sex addiction as a moral...

In today’s society, what was once taboo has now become widely accepted as the new norm – pornography has quickly crossed long-standing cultural borders and pervades almost every aspect of our modern lives. This proliferation of pornography – particularly within mainstream culture - has led...

Journalist Paul Gregoire from VICE media investigates the nature and impacts of Cyber Sex and Internet Sex in today's world. He interviews Australia's experts, including Sex Addiction Australia's Director Heide McConkey, who are helping people to overcome sexual compulsive behaviours and sexual addictions. Read full...

Sex Addiction Induced Trauma or SAI-T, is a specific type of psychological trauma that results from the direct impact of having a sex addicted partner and has lasting effects on their mental health, physical well-being. Sex addiction-induced trauma is particularly acute around discoveries (finding out about...