ERIC Number: EJ699141
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Apr-1
Reference Count: 46
Sexual Addiction and the Internet: Implications for Gay Men
Dew, Brian J.; Chaney, Michael P.
Journal of Addictions and Offender Counseling, v24 n2 p101 Apr 2004
The authors present an overview of sexual addiction and explore the relationship between Internet use and sexual compulsivity. The role of Internet use in gay men's sexual behavior is described. Implications for the counseling profession are discussed, and a clinical case study is presented.
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Mediated Communication, Males, Homosexuality, Sexuality, Counseling, Self Control, Mental Health, Psychological Patterns
American Counseling Association, 5999 Stevenson Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304. Web site: http://www.counseling.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United States