Website layout, text & design Copyright © 2005-2011 - Kurt LaRose

Top of page

Text Box: Can Sex Become an Addiction? 
Slide Show & References
Text Box: HOME
Text Box: — Answers to Common FAQS —

Free Initial Session Available

Meet In Office, Online or Onsite

Insurance Authorizations & Approvals

Assessment, Testing, & Diagnosis

Brief Treatment Services Offered

Visa & Master Card Accepted

Order All Services Online or In Office

Budget Sensitive Pricing Available

Professional Development Seminars

Program Implementation for Schools

Published Articles—Provider Available

Complete Forms Conveniently Online

Pay Pal Available for Online Orders

Treating Individuals, Couples, Families

General Practitioner—Array of Services



“Can Sex Become An Addiction?”


1. Alcoholics anonymous (3rd ed.).  (1976). New York: Alcoholics Anonymous World Services.

2. American Psychiatric Association.  (1994). Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (4th ed.).  Washington, DC:  Author.

3. Barth, R. J. & Kinder, B. N. (1987).  The mislabeling of sexual impulsivity.  Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 13, 15-23.

4. Bupropion and hypersexuality.  (2004).  Psychopharmacology Update, 14(1), 8.

5. Carnes, P. (2003).  Understanding sexual addiction.  SIECUS Report, 31(5), 5-8.

6. Carnes, P. (1991).  Don't call it love:  Recovery from sexual addiction.  New York:  Bantam.

7. Carnes P. (1983).  Out of the shadows: Understanding sexual addiction. Center City, MN:  Hazelden Publishing.

8. Coleman, E. (2003).  Compulsive sexual behavior:  What to call, how to treat it?  SIECUS Report, 31(5), 12-17.

9. Earle, R. & Crow, G. (1989).  Lonely all the time:  Recognizing, understanding, and overcoming sex addiction, for addicts and co-dependents.  New York:  Simon & Schuster.

10. Eisenman, R. (2001).  Sex addicts: Do they exist?  Journal of Evolutionary Psychology, 123-134.  Retrieved June 11, 2004 from Expanded Academic Info Trac  database.

11. Falla, J. (2001).  Disorderly consumption and capitalism: The privilege of sex addiction.  College Literature, 28(1), 46-63.

12. Geller, B., Bolhofner, K., Craney, J.L., Williams, M., Delbello, M.P. & Gunderson, K. (2000).  Psychosocial functioning in a prepubertal and early adolescent bipolar disorder phenotype.  Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 39(12), 1543-1548.

13. Golden, G. H. & Cooper, A. (2003).  A brief summary of assessment and treatment issue for compulsive online sexual activity - part 2.  Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association, 6(1), 28-32.

14. Griffiths, M. (2001).  Sex on the internet:  Observations and implications for internet sex addiction.  The Journal of Sex Research, 38(4), 333-344.

15. Holden, C. (2001).  'Behavioral' addictions:  Do they exist?  Aided by brain imaging advances, scientists are looking for evidence that compulsive nondrug behaviors lead to long-term changes in reward circuitry.  Science, 229(5544), 980-983.

16. Hunter, M. (1990).  Abused boys:  The neglected victims of sexual abuse.  New York:  Ballantine Books.

17. Kafka, M. P. & Prentky, R. A. (1994).  Preliminary observations of DSM-III-R axis I comorbidity in men with paraphilias and paraphilia-related disorders.  Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 55, 481-487.

18. Kinney, J. (2000).  Loosening the grip: A handbook of alcohol information (6th ed.).  USA: McGraw-Hill.

19. Klein, M. (2003).  Sex addiction:  A dangerous clinical concept.  SIECUS Report, 31(5), 8-12.

20. Levin, J. D. (1999).  Sexual addiction.  National Forum, 79(4), 33.

21. Levitsky, A. M. & Owens, N. J. (1999).  Pharmacologic treatment of hypersexuality and paraphilias in nursing home residents [Abstract].  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, (47(2), 231-235.

22. Lew, M. (1990).  Victims no longer:  Men recovering from incest and other sexual child abuse.  New York: HarperCollins.

23. May, G. G. (1988).  Addiction and grace.  New York:  HarperCollins.

24. Milkman, H. &  Sunderwirth, S. (1987).  Craving for ecstasy: The consciousness and chemistry of escape Lexington: MA:  Lexington Books.

25. Peck, R. L. (1993).  When the issue is sex addiction.  Addiction & Recovery, 13(3), 14-17.

26. Raymond, N. C. (2003).  An approach to pharmacotheraphy of compulsive sexual behavior.  SIECUS Report, 31(5), 17-19.

27. Robertson, N. (1988). Getting better:  Inside alcoholics anonymous.  New York:  Morrow.

28. Schneider, J. P. & Irons, R. R. (2001).  Assessment and treatment of addictive sexual disorders:  Relevance for chemical dependency relapse.  Substance Use and Misuse, 36(13), 1795-1820.

29. Sex and love addicts anonymous. (1986).  Boston:  The Augustine Fellowship

30. Spink, G. (n.d.).  The chemistry of love.  Retrieved May 18, 2004 from

31. Weiss, D.  (2004).  The prevalence of depression in male sex addicts residing in the United States.  Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity, 11, 57-69.

Website layout, text & design Copyright © 2005-2011 - Kurt LaRose

Top of page