Sex Addiction Among Teenagers
... Addiction Among Teenagers Introduction Eric Griffin-Shelley defines "addiction" as "enslavement to an activity, person, or thing that is characterized by imbalance, lack of control, loss of power, distortion of values,
inflexible centrainess to the person's life, unhealthiness, pathology, chronicity,
progression, and potential fatality"1. Sexual obsessions are common among teenagers
and young adults. The transition from childhood to adulthood is a very delicate period for
adolescents in the present society. Since early childhood, children are increasingly getting
exposed to television shows and movies that insist that "sex appeal" is a personal quality
that people need to develop to the fullest...