Hypersexual disorder can be linked to hyperactive stress systems

Hypersexual disorder can be linked to hyperactive stress systems

Do you know someone with a sex addiction, or an overactive sex drive? Recent research has shown that sex addiction can be linked to hyperactive stress systems. In a stress regulation test using the cortisone drug dexamethasone, men with hypersexual disorder showed higher levels of stress hormones than controls, a finding that the researchers hope will contribute to improved therapy for...[ read more ]

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