In this article published in the Annals of the New York Academy of Science, Rajita Sinha of Yale University takes a deep dive into the connection between stress and addiction....More
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Dr. Shahram Heshmat addressed the relationship between stress and addiction. High stress coupled with poor coping skills contributes to the onset of addiction and to the risk of relapse. This is one reason why childhood trauma and later life trauma that results in post-traumatic stress are risk factors for addiction. Read the article. ...More
An insightful new study reinforces the link between stress and sexual addiction. A Swedish research group has discovered that men who struggle with sexual addiction who higher stress hormones than those who don't. This suggests what the sexual addiction treatment community has known for a very long time. Learning to manage stress is an important recovery skill for those who struggle with sexual addiction. The article: Hypersexual Disorder Linked to Overactive...More
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