Should compulsive sexual behavior be considered an addiction?

@article{Kraus2016ShouldCS,
  title={Should compulsive sexual behavior be considered an addiction?},
  author={Shane W. Kraus and Valerie Voon and Marc N. Potenza},
  journal={Addiction},
  year={2016},
  volume={111 12},
  pages={
          2097-2106
        }
}
AIMS To review the evidence base for classifying compulsive sexual behavior (CSB) as a non-substance or 'behavioral' addiction. METHODS Data from multiple domains (e.g. epidemiological, phenomenological, clinical, biological) are reviewed and considered with respect to data from substance and gambling addictions. RESULTS Overlapping features exist between CSB and substance use disorders. Common neurotransmitter systems may contribute to CSB and substance use disorders, and recent… CONTINUE READING

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