Sexual Addiction: HealthyPlace Newsletter

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Sexual Addiction

Many smirk or outright laugh at the words "sexual addiction." Sex addicts lead secret, troubling lives and for those suffering with sexual addiction, it's not a joke.

"Being a Sex Addict: What Does That Really Mean?" On HealthyPlace TV

Our guest has been struggling with sexual addiction for over 20 years. Brittany will share her story of trying to obtain sexual sobriety.

This Tuesday night, April 28. The show starts at 5:30p PT, 7:30 CT, 8:30 ET and airs live on our website.

In the second half of the show, you get to ask Dr. Harry Croft, your personal mental health questions. Watch the show on-demand.

Coming in May on HealthyPlace TV

  • Eating Disorders Treatment: Recovery from Eating Disorders and Why It's So Darn Difficult
  • Treating Borderline Personality Disorder: Is It Possible?
  • Child Abuse and Its Impact Later in Life
  • Your Child's Mental Health: What Every Parent Should Know

If you would like to be a guest on the show or share you personal story in writing or via video, please write us at: producer AT or info AT

Click here for a list of previous HealthyPlace Mental Health TV Shows.

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Followup: What Is It Like Living with Major Depression?

"It's pretty crummy; that's for sure!," writes Rubina. Michael put it very simply: "It's depressing."

Last week's feature on major depression drew a huge response from our readers. Nearly 100 people wrote in to comment and share their experiences. We've added several more personal stories of living and coping with major depression

Mental Health Clinical Trials

There's a news story out that more and more people with mental health concerns are turning to clinical trials as a way to get diagnosed and treated. If you are considering joining a clinical trial for a psychiatric condition, we have some important information you need to read. In addition, you can search for mental health clinical trials directly from the website.

The Irrational and Holistically Meaningful Nature of Triggers

In the mental health field, the word "trigger" is usually something that acts like a mechanical trigger in initiating a process or reaction.  For instance, if you suffer from PTSD due to a car accident, maybe the sound of squealing tires triggers severe anxiety symptoms and flashbacks of your own accident.  But our guest writer asks: Do all triggers need to have a specific cause?

More on Controlling Your Anxiety Symptoms and Treatment of Anxiety:

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APA Reference
Staff, H. (2009, April 28). Sexual Addiction: HealthyPlace Newsletter, HealthyPlace. Retrieved on 2024, July 19 from

Last Updated: September 5, 2014

Medically reviewed by Harry Croft, MD

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