Self-Forgiveness and Hypersexual Behavior

@article{Hook2015SelfForgivenessAH,
  title={Self-Forgiveness and Hypersexual Behavior},
  author={Joshua N. Hook and Jennifer E. Farrell and Don E. Davis and Daryl R. Van Tongeren and Brandon J. Griffin and Joshua B. Grubbs and Jennifer Kim Penberthy and Jamie D. Bedics},
  journal={Sexual Addiction \& Compulsivity},
  year={2015},
  volume={22},
  pages={59 - 70}
}
Although initial research on treatment for hypersexual behavior has had promising results, there has been little work that explicates the theoretical rationale for various treatment strategies. Self-forgiveness may be one strategy to help individuals with hypersexual behavior work through maladaptive shame and guilt. The present study explored the role of self-forgiveness in hypersexual behavior. Participants (N = 187) reported a time in which they had violated their sexual values and completed… Expand
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