Sexual Addiction is a relatively new term comprising symptoms similar to both substance dependence and impulse control disorders.  You can read more about sexual addiction on AllPsych but remember to use this test as a guide as only a licensed mental health practitioner can diagnose and treat sexual addiction.


Directions:  Respond to the following items with either yes or no.  When you have responded to all items, click the Score button at the bottom of the page.


1.

Do you feel that your sexual behavior is difficult to control?
    Yes
    No

2.

Do you often feel ashamed of your sexual behavior?
    Yes
    No

3.

Do you have difficulty with intimate relationships or find it hard to feel comfortable with known sexual partners?
    Yes
    No

4.

Have you gotten into legal trouble due to your sexual behavior?
    Yes
    No

5. 

Do you find yourself engaging in more risky sexual behaviors than in the past?
    Yes
    No

6.

Do you consistently and purposefully hide your sexual behavior from others or make up stories to conceal your sexual activities?
    Yes
    No

7.

Do you prefer an anonymous sexual partner to one with whom you have an ongoing relationship?
    Yes
    No

8.

Have you found that on more than one occasion you have spent more time than planned engaging in erotic chat on the internet?
    Yes
    No

9.

Have you ever caused physical harm or pain to yourself due to sexual activity?
    Yes
    No

10.

Has your sexual behavior causes difficulty with your work, school, or social life?
    Yes
    No