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Researchers Road-Test New "Sex Addiction" Criteria

By Chrisanne Grise

"Hypersexual disorder" moves a step closer to being legitimized by the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic bible. MORE  

Nicole Kidman Turns Down Nymphomaniac

By Bryan Le

The Eyes Wide Shut star quits Lars von Trier's sex addict movie after learning that the steamy scenes will be real. But Shia LeBeouf is down. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 16, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Mexican official claims drug war is working, France says "mais, non!" to legalizing pot, and '80s rocker Rick Springfield struggled with sex addiction. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 15, 2012

By The Fix staff

Brazilian cops storm drug-infested Rio slums, New England fungal meningitis outbreak is linked to steroids, and Lance Armstrong's lawyer wants lie detectors all round. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 11, 2012

By The Fix staff

Doc claims drugging kids could boost grades in failing schools, smoking grounds for divorce in Saudi Arabia, and LiLo claims her mom is on coke. MORE  

The Sex Addict Defense

By Scott Alexander Hess

More than ever, when a man or woman in a relationship is caught cheating, they play the sex addiction card. But is that a good enough excuse? MORE  

The Problem With Gay AA

By Duncan Roy

Until gay men sort out their sex issues, they can’t stay sober. And until I sort out mine, I can’t be happy. MORE  

Morning Roundup: September 11, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Former Mexican liaison to the US charged with cartel involvement, UK heroin users face anthrax threat, and new Mark Ruffalo film explores sex addiction and recovery. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 14, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Russia's drug czar wants global war on traffickers, drug cartel member linked to journalist killings is caught, and Breaking Bad star hosts heroin awareness fundraiser. MORE  

Does Kinky Sex Lead to Sex Addiction?

By Scott Alexander Hess

Acting out sexual fantasies in a safe context can be liberating. But with the explosion of "sex addiction," the kick people get from kink looks increasingly like a symptom. MORE  

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