In the rapidly changing field of sex addiction treatment, it can be difficult to stay informed about new developments and research. Stefanie Carnes, PhD, will discuss the current considerations in sex and pornography addiction, including the most up to date research and information on diagnosis, etiology and treatment. This presentation will address the differences between the addiction model versus other conceptualizations and will address issues of assessment and differential diagnosis, while providing a brief overview of treatment strategies. Pornography, trauma and attachment issues will be discussed.

• Recognize and understand new research on the etiology and diagnosis of sex addiction.
• Recognize the role of trauma and attachment.
. Understand new research on pornography addiction including information on sexual condition, neuroscience and sexual dysfunction