Compulsive sexual behavior can occur in both men and women, though it's more common in men. It can also affect anyone, regardless of sexual orientation — whether heterosexual, homosexual or bisexual.
Compulsive sexual behavior may occur in people who have:
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- Alcohol or drug abuse problems
- Another mental health condition, such as a mood disorder (depression or bipolar disorder), or a gambling addiction
- A history of physical or sexual abuse
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