Sexaholism: A Perspective

  title={Sexaholism: A Perspective},
  author={Samadhi Carol Longo-Disse},
  journal={Sexual Addiction \& Compulsivity},
  pages={69 - 94}
Sexaholism, as defined in this paper, is viewed from the perspective of a case study, portrayed as a paradigm. The case study explores the development of sexuality and addiction from childhood and school years, including mystical episodes; experiences in religious communities and the sex industry and finally insights gained largely from working with such groups as Sexaholics Anonymous. This paper briefly examines historical evidence that lays the groundwork of how evolution has contributed to… 
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