Hypersexuality is a clinical diagnosis used by mental healthcare professionals to describe extremely frequent or suddenly increased libido.
The terms nymphomania and satyriasis were once used to describe the condition, in women and men respectively, but are no longer in general medical use, although the former is still used colloquially. Hypersexuality may also present as a side effect of medication such as drugs used to treat Parkinson's diseaseor through the administering of hormones such as testosterone and estrogen during hormone therapy.
Hyper-heterosexuality to reach a consensus over how best to describe hypersexuality as a primary condition, "Hyper-heterosexuality"   or to determine the appropriateness of describing such behaviors and impulses as a separate pathology.
Hypersexual behaviours are viewed variously by clinicians and therapists as an addiction,    a type of obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD or "OCD-spectrum disorder", or a disorder of impulsivity. A number of authors do not acknowledge such a pathology  and instead assert that the condition merely reflects a cultural Hyper-heterosexuality of exceptional sexual behavior.
Consistent with there not being any consensus over what causes hypersexuality, Hyper-heterosexuality authors have used many different labels to refer to it, sometimes interchangeably, but often depending on which theory they favor or which specific behavior they were studying.
Contemporary names include compulsive masturbationcompulsive sexual behavior,   cybersex addiction, erotomania"excessive sexual drive",  hyperphilia,  hypersexuality,   hypersexual disorder,  problematic hypersexuality,  sexual addictionsexual compulsivity,  sexual dependency,  sexual impulsivity,  "out of control sexual behavior",  and paraphilia -related disorder. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines hypersexual as "exhibiting unusual or excessive concern with or indulgence in sexual activity".
Hyper-heterosexuality to describe males with the condition include donjuanist satyromaniac satyriac  and satyriasist for women clitoromaniac nympho and nymphomaniac for teleiophilic heterosexual women andromaniac while hypersexualistsexaholic onanisthyperphiliac and erotomaniac  are gender neutral terms. Other, mostly historical, names include Don JuanismHyper-heterosexuality Messalina complex, "Hyper-heterosexuality" sexaholism  "Hyper-heterosexuality"  and furor uterinus.
There is little consensus among experts as to the causes of hypersexuality. Some research suggests that some cases can be linked to biochemical or physiological changes Hyper-heterosexuality accompany dementia. Persons suffering from injuries to this part of the brain are at increased risk for aggressive behavior and other behavioral problems including personality changes and socially inappropriate sexual behavior such as hypersexuality.
In research involving use of antiandrogens to Hyper-heterosexuality undesirable sexual behaviour such as hypersexuality, testosterone has been found to Hyper-heterosexuality necessary, but not sufficient, for sexual drive. Pathogenic overactivity of the dopaminergic mesolimbic pathway in the brain—forming either psychiatrically, during mania or pharmacologically, as a side effect of dopamine agonistsspecifically D -preferring agonists   —is associated with various addictions   and has been shown to result among some in overindulgent, sometimes hypersexual, behavior.
The American Association for Sex Addiction Therapy acknowledges biological factors as contributing causes of sex addiction. Other associated factors include psychological components which affect mood and motivation as well as psychomotoric and cognitive functions spiritual control, mood disorders, sexual trauma, and intimacy anorexia as causes or type of sex addiction.
Hypersexuality is known to present itself as a symptom in connection to a number Hyper-heterosexuality mental and neurological disorders. Some people with borderline personality disorder sometimes referred to as BPD can be markedly impulsive, seductive, and extremely sexual.
Sexual promiscuitysexual obsessionsand hypersexuality are very common symptoms for both men and women with BPD. On occasion for some there can be extreme forms of paraphilic drives and desires. People with bipolar disorder may often display tremendous swings in sex drive depending Hyper-heterosexuality their Hypersexuality has also been reported to result as a side-effect of some medications used to treat Parkinson's disease.
A positive link between the severity of dementia and occurrence of inappropriate behavior has also been found. Symptoms of hypersexuality are also similar to those of sexual addiction in that they embody similar traits.
These symptoms include the inability to be intimate intimacy anorexiadepression bipolar disorders.
One is "Excessive Sexual Drive" coded F The other is "Excessive Masturbation" or "Onanism excessive " coded F Some authors have questioned whether it makes sense to discuss hypersexuality at all, arguing that labeling sexual urges "extreme" merely stigmatizes people Hyper-heterosexuality do not conform to Hyper-heterosexuality norms of their culture or peer group.
Hypersexuality may negatively impact an individual. The concept "Hyper-heterosexuality" hypersexuality as an addiction was started in the s by former members of Alcoholics Anonymous who felt they experienced a similar lack of Hyper-heterosexuality and compulsivity with sexual behaviors as with alcohol.
Some hypersexuals may treat their condition with the usage of medication such as Hyper-heterosexuality acetate or any foods considered to be anaphrodisiacs. "Hyper-heterosexuality" Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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