Authors:Karol Lewczuk, Joanna Szmyd, Maciej Skorko, and Mateusz Gola
, & Štulhofer, 2014 ) show similar results: 81% of men and 18% of women reported using Internet pornography on a weekly basis. A very similar proportion can be observed among individuals seeking treatment for compulsive sexual behaviors (CSBs): 19.6% of women
Authors:Doug Hyun Han, Minkyoung Yoo, Perry F. Renshaw, and Nancy M. Petry
of nine potential criteria for the identification of this condition, but it noted that greater information is needed regarding these criteria and the assessment of this condition as well as its nature, comorbidities, and treatment response ( APA, 2013
empirical data exist. The authors discuss the findings of their systematic literature search and spice the discussion up with their personal opinions.
Policy responses are very important in the context of potential prevention and treatment strategies
essential to understand and develop provisions of treatment for such disorders ( Dhuffar & Griffiths 2015a ; Griffiths & Dhuffar, 2014 ). One (arguably controversial) behavioral addiction that has received increasing research interest is sex addiction (SA
Authors:Silvia Ronzitti, Vittorio Lutri, Neil Smith, Massimo Clerici, and Henrietta Bowden-Jones
, Stinson, & Grant, 2005 ).
Although characteristics of pathological gamblers from the general population have been examined on a satisfactory sample, a few studies, to our knowledge, have examined the treatment-seeking population, reporting
About 70% of males aged 18–30 years use pornography weekly ( Hald, 2006 ). While most view pornography without problems, some view compulsively and seek treatment ( Gola, Lewczuk, & Skorko, 2016 ; Gola, Skorko, et