Even in medical circles, sex addiction is a highly charged, controversial subject. With today's celebrities making headlines for alleged sex addictions, many people are wondering if this is a real psychological problem or simply an excuse for bad behavior. The problem is, it's not always clear if cheating is a sign of a broken moral compass or a bad relationship versus an addiction. Drew Pinsky, guest of The Dr. Oz Show and an addiction specialist who has been teaching America about addiction and relationships for over 20 years, says, "Some people are narcissists who keep cheating because they feel entitled.
Sex addiction: A real disorder
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By Debra Birnbaum. Executive Editor, TV. Drew Pinsky has seen more than his fair share of celebrities struggling with addiction. With the news that the embattled Harvey Weinstein is heading to a rehab facility in Arizona to treat his sex addiction, Dr. Weiner pled guilty to his sexting crimes and has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. They have to make amends. And sometimes that means prison time.
Sex Addiction: A Real Disorder
Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew is a VH1 reality television show that documents people being treated for sexual addiction by Dr. Drew , in which Pinsky treats celebrities for substance abuse.
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