Study: 'sex addiction' is a real thing

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The idea that someone can have a sex addiction has been controversial, but a new study suggests that it is a real disorder, and lays out rules that could be used in deciding who has it. Hypersexual disorder, as sex addiction is formally known, is under consideration for inclusion in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).

Dr. Rory C. Reid, research psychologist at UCLA, spoke with KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee:

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