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Expert: Oversexed woman likely a sex addict

The Local · 14 Apr 2012, 14:59

Published: 14 Apr 2012 14:59 GMT+02:00

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Sex addiction usually affects men, Dr. Kornelius Roth, a specialist for psychosomatic medicine and psychiatry told newspaper Die Welt. "Women are generally concerned with their outward appearance, while men concentrate more on sex."

The physician has dealt with sex addiction for years and believes that, as with other addictions, the patient suffers from a loss of control. The effects can be dramatic, including spending all one’s money for sex, or spending all waking moments looking at pornography, to the detriment of one’s work or school.

Sex addicts are generally people who have been sexually hurt or affected by violence or exploitation as children, Roth told the paper.

The addiction can be helped with therapy. People with this problem can have regular sex but it is much better when that occurs in an actual relationship, Roth said.

The Munich woman is likely to face charges of sexual assault and illegal restraint. The two, who met at a bar, are now likely to see each other next in court.

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Your comments about this article

17:15 April 14, 2012 by Grebo
I guess she is trying to fill a hole in her life. :P
17:32 April 14, 2012 by Englishted
You may be correct Grebo , I would like to look into it. ;-)
20:12 April 14, 2012 by Bigfoot76
Sex addict....more like a gift from heaven. The world would be much more peaceful if there were more female "sex addicts".
04:45 April 15, 2012 by ron1amr
I thought if you were a sex addict it is not an issue if you don't have a problem with it. Was the woman very attractive? Obviously the man came to her house in the first place. She must have overpowered him to lock him in the cupboard to use at her will every time she wanted it. More likely he was willing to walk in the cupboard but when she locked the door and left him there after some time maybe the novelty wore off.
04:49 April 15, 2012 by Inquisitor
Hypersexuality is not an addiction, it is a medical condition brought about by a hormone imbalance. The whole concept of sex addiction is dubious, and has been established as an excuse for bad behaviour.
20:52 April 15, 2012 by Johnne
The guy was dedinitely not black/african. Why is he complaining.
21:39 April 15, 2012 by FIUMAN
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