New “Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder” Diagnosis

The World Health Organization recently added “Compulsive Sexual Behavior Disorder” to its diagnostic manual, the ICD-11 (the International Classification of Mental and Behavioral Disorders). This is helpful in terms of reducing shame in the people who suffer from this disorder, and in getting insurance-funded treatment. For a quick synopsis, click on the links below.

Compulsive sexual behavior has been classified as a mental illness for the first time with ‘treatment on the NHS’

WHO Classifies Sex Addiction As A Form Of Mental Illness Among General Population