An addiction is the term used to describe the behaviour or activity that a person indulges in that even though pleasurable can affect the daily life of the person such as drugs, alcohol or masturbation. A person could be addicted to masturbation if they are constantly searching for or interested in pornography, having trouble in relationships due to their addiction and feel frustrated, angry, depressed and ashamed of their addiction.
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?
Treatment here includes counselling and bonding with their partners, indulging in other activities to divert the mind and also ensure that correctional therapies and medication are given.
DID YOU KNOW?
Research indicates that people who watch more of pornography are usually addicted to masturbation. Curtailing your urge to watch porn can be helpful in dealing with masturbation addiction.