OPINION: Is There Really a Science Behind Sex Addiction?

Although sex addiction has played out fictionally in the Showtime series, "Californication," as well as the novels "Choke" and "Anonymous," a study now shows that sex addiction may not actually be an addiction at all.

How Real Is Sex Addiction?

What sex addiction really is simply is a result of having a high libido, according to a UCLA study called Is Sex Addiction the Real Deal? "The study found that the brain response of these individuals to sexual images was not related in any way to the severity of their hypersexuality but was instead tied only to their level of sexual desire."

Celebrities Suffering From 'Sex Addiction'

Much has been publicized regarding sex addiction from high profile celebrities such as Tiger Woods, Jesse James, and David Duchovny (who starred in "Californication").

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Jason Tanamor is the Editor of Zoiks! Online. He also is the author of the novels, The Extraordinary Life of Shady Gray, Hello Lesbian!, Hello Fabulous! and Anonymous. Visit him at www.tanamor.com. Email him at jason@zoiksonline.com.
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