Arch Sex Behav (2017) 46:2269–2274 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-017-1078-2 COMMENTARY Nicole Prause Received: 30 August 2017 / Accepted: 6 September 2017 / Published online: 22 September 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 Walton, Cantor, Bhullar, and Lykins (2017)reviewmodelsof ﬁable, risky predictions are suggested by their model list, includ- high-frequency sexual behaviors that range from pathological ing: (3) compulsivity and impulsivity are neurally differentiable to normophilic. They then offer a new model of high-frequency to cues (Fineberg et al., 2014), (4) addiction models predict with- sexual behaviors: the ‘‘Sexhavior Cycle of Hypersexuality.’’ drawal and tolerance not predicted by either compulsivity or Explicitly enumerating these models was a worthwhile out- impulsivity models (Goldstein & Volkow, 2002), and (5) impul- come of Walton et al.’s review. Many unfamiliar with the sivity and addiction are associated with decreased novelty P300 science of high-frequency sexual behavior continue to mis- (Bauer, 2001; Moeller et al., 2004; Russo, De Pascalis, Varriale, & take model names for mere convenient labels. For example, Barratt, 2008), whereas compulsivity is associated with increased Schneider (2014, p. 53) makes this error when stating that‘‘there novelty P300 (e.g., Ischebeck, Endrass, Simon, & Kathmann, is still some disagreement in the ﬁeld about appropriate termi- 2011). Walton
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