Hyper-Sexuality, Sex Addiction & ADHD | Psychology Today
He is the foremost authority on Sexual Addiction. Patrick J. Carnes is a nationally-known speaker on addiction and recovery issues. He is the clinical director for sexual disorder services at The Meadows in Wickenburg, Arizona. He started a program at the Meadows Treatment Center noting that this was indeed an addiction that was being overlooked and undertreated. As most of you probably know he was right. He wanted to meet with me because he was trying to understand the biologic components of this addiction.
Sharing personal information brings people closer together. Verified by Psychology Today. Here, There, and Everywhere. People with ADHD tend to have more sex issues than those without ADHD—difficulty focusing during sex, an increased rate of risky sexual behaviors, and a need for sexual novelty. Ari Tuckman Psy.
People who struggle with self destructive behaviors like alcohol abuse, drug addiction, eating disorder, anorexia, gambling, sex addiction, cyber addiction, infidelity, mental disorders, diabetes are often in denial about their situation and unwilling to seek treatment. Family members think that only hit bottom can motivate them to accept help from these self destructive behaviors and wanting help can take years. When heart to heart talks and other attempts to help prove ineffective, staging an intervention has proven to be the best way to help the person get better.