Attachment Styles and Male Sex Addiction

  title={Attachment Styles and Male Sex Addiction},
  author={James L. Zapf and J. Greiner and James Carroll},
  journal={Sexual Addiction \& Compulsivity},
  pages={158 - 175}
This study addresses the adult romantic attachment styles of sexually addicted men. The Sexual Addiction Screening Test and the Experiences in Close Relationships Revised were used to determine the presence of a sexual addiction and the participants' style of romantic attachment. ANOVA revealed that sexually addicted men are more likely to relate with insecure attachment styles. Specifically, sexually addicted men were found to have higher anxiety F(1, 38) = 6.122, p < .05 and avoidance F(1, 37… Expand
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