Sex addiction: A real disorder, say the scientists who"ve defined what the symptoms are

Sex addiction IS a real disorder, say the scientists who've defined what the symptoms are May affect people whose sexual activities are 'excessive and interfere with daily life'Or those who have experienced 'recurrent and intense sexual fantasies and urges' for at least six months | UPDATED: 09:45 GMT, 12 October 2012 Russell Brand admitted in his autobiography that sex addiction nearly ruined his career It has traditionally been written off as an 'excuse' for philandering celebrities, but a new study suggests that sex addiction is a real disorder.

Lancet urges doctors to treat grief with empathy, not pills

'Grief is not a mental illness that should be treated with pills': Doctors hit back at creeping medicalisation of life events Treatment of grief with antidepressants is 'dangerously simplistic', experts say Backlash follows the American Psychiatric Association's reclassification of grief as a mental illness By Lauren Paxman Last updated at 3:54 PM on 17th February 2012 Grief is not a mental illness that should be treated with anti-depressants, experts say.