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Resources and Tools

American Association for Sexual Educators, Counselors & Therapists
World Health Organization: Sexual Health Issues

Medical News Today: What is Sexual Addiction?

Psychology Today: Hypersexuality

Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality
Sex Addicts Anonymous

Natl Institutes of Health: Understanding & Managing Compulsive Sexual Behaviors

Mayo Clinic: Compulsive Sexual Behavior

Compulsive Sexual Behavior is a Disorder

Sexaholics Anonymous
Delphi Health Group: Sex Addiction

 

 

Important Legal Information

Alabama Sexual Offender Law
Criminal Justice Resources: Sexual Offender Laws
Sex Offender Statistics

 

Media

Slideshow: Profile of a Pedophile

Slideshow: Understanding Transgender Identity

 

Articles
 

Sexual Addiction: All Psych Journal
Doug Weiss: Six Types of Sex Addicts

What Causes Sexual Addiction: Psych Central
Sex Addicts Anonymous: Sex Addicts Quiz

Sexual Addiction, Compulsivity, Impulsivity: Journal of Sex Research

Characteristics of Persistent Sexual Offenders: Journal of Counseling & Clinical Psychology

New Hope for Sex Offender Treatment: American Psychological Assn

Sexual Health Youth Advocacy Coalition
Promoting Healthy Sexual Development and Sexuality

 

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Sexual Offender

 

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Transgender Information
Understanding Sex and Gender
Reparative Therapy
Sexual Orientation

Parent Advice for Transgender Kids

 

Worksheets
 

Sexual Addiction Questionnaire

Sexual Addiction Checklist
Addictive vs. Healthy Love

 

 

Websites

Safer Society: Prevention & Treatment of Sexual Abuse

Stop It Now: Preventing Sexual Abuse of Children

CDC: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

BAO: Birmingham AIDS Outreach

The Body: Complete HIV/AIDS Resource

SIECUS: Sexuality Information & Education Council

APA: Facts About Sexual Orientation & Youth
Everyday Health: Sexual Dysfunction
Scarleteen: Sex Education for the Real World

Queer Cafe: Sexual Identity Topics, Sexual Minority Issues

Med Line Plus: Sexual Problems
Wikipedia: Sexual Dysfunction

 

 

 

 

 

Books and Publications

Healthy Sexual Solutions includes the following topical list of books, printed materials, and other publications (including title and author) relevant to subject matter about sexual addiction, sexual identity disorder, and sexual offenders.

--Out of the Shadows: Understanding Sexual Addiction by Patrick Carnes
--In the Shadows of the Net: Breaking Free of Compulsive On-Line Sexual Behavior by Patrick Carnes
--Untangling the Web by Jennifer Schneider & Robert Weiss
--Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain by William Struthers
--Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts by Stefanie Carnes
--Lonely All the Time: Recognizing, Understanding & Overcoming Sex Addiction, for Addicts & Codependents by Ralph Earle & Gregory Crow
--Building a Better Life  by Pamela Yates, David S. Prescott
--Sex & Love Addiction, Treatment & Recovery by Praeger Book (1997)

--Recovering from Sexual Abuse, Addictions, & Compulsive Behaviors by Sandra Knauer (2002)

--Healthy Families by Timothy J. Kahn
--Applying the Good Lives & Self-Regulation Models to Sex Offender Treatment by Pamela Yates, David Prescott, & Tony Ward
--It Perfectly Normal by Robie H. Harris (Illustrated by Michael Emberley)
--Love Sick by Sue Silverman (2001)

--When Your Child Has Been Molested: A Parents Guide by Kathryn Brohl & Joyce Case Potter
--Understanding Child Sexual Behaviors : What's Natural and Healthy by Toni Cavanagh Johnson
--What's Happening In Our Family? by Connie Ostis
--Gender Identity Disorder and Psychosexual Problems in Children and Adolescents by Kenneth J. Zucker & Susan J. Bradley (1995)
--Handbook of Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders by David Rowland & Luca Incrocci (2008)
--Sexual Healing Journey by Wendy Maltz (2001)
--Not Monsters: Analyzing the Stories of Child Molesters by Pamela Schultz

 

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Quotes and Comments

 

"To climb to the heights, sex education is not enough. We need to learn how to love."

-Joseph & Lois Bird

 

"Nurturing the development of the biological and physical foundations of healthy intimacy is an important goal that begins in infancy. These foundations require the ability to be comfortable and safe in a close physical relationship with another person."
-Bright Futures

 

"Sexual health is more than freedom from sexual disease or disorders. Sexual health is non-exploitive and respectful of self and others. Sexual health is dependent upon an individual's well-being and sense of self-esteem. Sexual health requires trust, honesty, and communication."

-Dr. Eli Coleman

 

"The behavior of a human being in sexual matters is often a prototype for the whole of his other modes of reaction in life."
-Sigmund Freud|Sexuality & the Psychology of Love

"Healthy sexual development involves biological, psychological, and socio-cultural processes. Like all aspects of adolescent development, sexual development occurs both within an individual and through interaction with the environment. Psychological and social processes occur through interactions with family, cultural institutions, and peers, and are also affected by brain development. Adolescent sexual development is likely to be healthy, and to lead to positive sexual health, when each of these processes is appropriately supported in a young person's environment."
-Cornell University|ACT for Youth

"Concepts of family, friendship, and other human relationships are core components of healthy sexuality. Children should learn to express love and intimacy in appropriate ways and to avoid manipulative or exploitative relationships. Empathy and respect for anotherís feelings also is an essential component of a healthy relationship, facilitated through effective communication skills."
-Bright Futures

 

"For the sex addict, sexual behavior can be most often defined by words such as driven, compulsive, and hidden. Unlike healthy sex that is integrated into relationships, sexual addicts use sex as a means to cope; to handle boredom, anxiety, and other powerful feelings; or as a way to feel important, wanted, or powerful."

-Robert Weiss

 

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