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Dr. Richard Krueger in Daily News

Is Sex Addiction Real? New Study Calls Into Question
July 19, 2013 - July 22, 2013

So are sex "addicts" really just sexed-up people behaving badly? Not necessarily, said Dr. Richard Krueger, associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University. 

Engaging in excessive pornography use or risky sex, despite negative consequences and despite wanting to stop, may signal a mental problem; scientists just aren't sure yet how to categorize it. "I think there's something there, but using the word 'addiction' may not be entirely appropriate," Krueger told the Daily News. "I do think individuals can engage in sexual behavior that can become out of control. And people are increasingly seeing it."

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