Separating Models Obscures the Scientific Underpinnings of Sex Addiction as a Disorder

Separating Models Obscures the Scientific Underpinnings of Sex Addiction as a Disorder Arch Sex Behav (2017) 46:2253–2256 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-017-1072-8 COMMENTARY Separating Models Obscures the Scientific Underpinnings of Sex Addiction as a Disorder 1 2 Stefanie Carnes Todd Love Received: 11 August 2017 / Accepted: 30 August 2017 / Published online: 25 September 2017 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017 A foundational concern we have about the Target Article by American Psychiatric Association’s (2013) first two criteria Walton, Cantor, Bhullar, and Lykins (2017) involves its related to Gambling Disorder: structure. For example, the manner in which Walton et al. 1. Needs to gamble with increasing amounts of money in order to explore various theoretical approaches by dividing them into achieve the desired excitement. subtopics is problematic. Of greatest concern is the separation 2. Is restless or irritable when attempting to cut down or stop of research on sex addiction from research that utilizes other gambling terms that describe the same basic phenomenon, and from the coverage of neurobiology as it relates to this issue. Moreover, the neurobiology behind this has repeatedly been Starting with the latter concern, Walton et al. present a largely uncovered as part of an addict’s neurobiological desensitization phenomenological description of sex addiction, and the primary (Volkow et al., 2010). Regarding http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Sexual Behavior Springer Journals

Separating Models Obscures the Scientific Underpinnings of Sex Addiction as a Disorder

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Springer US
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
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Psychology; Sexual Behavior; Public Health; Social Sciences, general
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0004-0002
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1573-2800
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10.1007/s10508-017-1072-8
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