Of all the types of sexual acting out, masturbation addiction with or without pornography, is the most secretive and isolating—and also the most common (in both men and women). If and when a compulsive masturbator does seek help, he or she is unlikely to do so for his/her sexual acting out. Instead, that individual is far more likely to report anxiety, depression, feelings of loneliness and isolation, and the inability (or lack of desire) to form intimate relationships with other people.
HOW IS MASTURBATION ADDICTION DIAGNOSED?
Identifying masturbation addiction is a behavioural sign that can be self-diagnosed. A general physician will look for other behavioural problems that may cause masturbation addiction such as peer pressure, depression or other such issues.
HOW IS MASTURBATION ADDICTION TREATED?
A person could probably overcome this addiction by using their free time productively such as playing a sport or taking up a hobby. Avoiding spending too much time alone or watching pornography
DID YOU KNOW?
Even though masturbation addiction does not affect the physical health it does have an impact on the psychological well-being of the person.