Another Study Makes Everyone Ask ‘Is Sex Addiction a Thing?’ Again

People have been questioning the scientific validity of sex addiction for a while now. That's because everyone wants to be like, "See, slut! You have no excuse! You're just a big slut!" But for those who self-identify as sex addicts or exhibit signs of hypersexuality, that assertion falls flat. People with… »7/24/13 4:45pm7/24/13 4:45pm

Sexual Addiction Close to Becoming an Official Mental Disorder

"Sex addiction" is an easy thing to mock and dismiss—oh, everybody likes sex, right? Nice try, Casanova! Pass the sexahol! Because it seems, on the surface, like an easy out for an unrepentant cheater, moral laziness trussed up like victimhood. Increasingly, though, amidst one million hacky David Duchovny jokes, the… »10/22/12 7:20pm10/22/12 7:20pm

Nail Biting Will Soon Abdicate Status as Annoying Bad Habit and Be Placed in Same Category as OCD

Nail biting is serious — even the Berenstain Bears knew so and they're bears. Imaginary bears. It's taken psychiatry almost 27 years to catch up with imaginary bears, but let us not quibble with the slow, ponderous locomotive that is modern medicine. Let's instead learn all about how nail biters might be deeply… »10/03/12 3:00pm10/03/12 3:00pm