Book covers in this column are Amazon-linked off-site. For over twenty million Americans pornography is a significant part of their life, addictive and steady. Porn Nation is based on the true story of Michael Leahy, who was himself a sex addict who only came to terms with his problem after losing his marriage and children. It takes the point home to each of us who may struggle with or have struggled with, this addiction, which can be as difficult to break as smoking or heroin. The book helps you to, - Learn how to stop using pornography and deal with its cravings -Improve self-esteem and personal integrity -Heal an marital relationship damaged by use of porn -Develop a normal sex life Treating Pornography Addiction: The Essential Tools for Recovery by Ph.
These articles are about special topics related to OCD and related disorders. For more general information, please visit our "About OCD" section. Jordan Levy is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in Manhattan and in Livingston, New Jersey. He specializes in the treatment of Anxiety and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder including violent and sexual obsessions.
Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. The symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD are known as obsessions and compulsions.
Like many other anxiety disorders, alcohol and drug addiction often co-occur with obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD. Individuals who experience OCD symptoms for the first time in childhood or adolescence are more likely to develop a drug or alcohol problem later on in life, often as a way to cope with the overwhelming anxiety and fear. Many sufferers resort to substance abuse in an attempt to drown out the thoughts and emotional distress that their obsessions cause in their daily lives. Once the effects wear off, their intrusive thoughts and anxiety are stronger and more persistent than ever. Find out more.