Publication Date

2020

Document Type

Thesis

Committee Members

Huma Bashir, Ed D. (Advisor); Leslie Neyland-Brown, Ph D. (Committee Member); Joshua Francis, Ph D. (Committee Member)

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Abstract

The author provides a critical review of the etiology of sex addiction and its relationship to childhood physical abuse. The author selected and reviewed current literature of perceived causes of sex addiction and determined strengths and limitations of each study. The author provides a review of common themes in the literature and implications for clinicians treating sex addiction in those who have experienced childhood physical abuse with an attachment-based approach.

Page Count

24

Year Degree Awarded

2020


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