Steve Eichel, an addiction specialist who works in Delaware. Sexual health experts estimate that about percent of Americans have the disorder, including women. According to the Mayo Clinic, symptoms range from rampant promiscuity to spending hours looking at pornography and using sex to escape from problems such as depression or stress. It is often accompanied by secrecy and shame, and sufferers have difficulties with emotional intimacy.
David Duchovny Checks Out Of Rehab For Sex Addiction
David Duchovny and Tea Leoni: Sex Addiction to Blame for Strife? - ABC News
It's really no surprise that David Duchovny is in rehab for sex addiction, as People reported Thursday. Just look at his filmography: The clues are everywhere, including in the titles. His most recent projects include the second "X-Files" movie "X" as in "X-rated" and Showtime's "Californication" 'nuff said , but even in years past his TV and film work often hinted that something just wasn't right with the guy. Way back in , when no one outside the English departments at Princeton and Yale knew who he was, Duchovny starred in a movie called "Julia Has Two Lovers. On a related note, in the "X-Files" TV series, Fox Mulder had very little actual sex, but it is widely known that the character had a major porn addiction. In at least one episode he gets turned on watching a tape of a Bigfoot sighting.
The year-old actor said he did so voluntarily, in a statement released Thursday by his lawyer, Stanton Stein. He added: "I ask for respect and privacy for my wife and children as we deal with this situation as a family. Duchovny's publicist, Flo Grace, confirmed the report, which first appeared on People.
A lawyer for David Duchovny says the actor has checked out of a rehabilitation facility for treatment of sex addiction. The year-old actor and his wife, actress Tea Leoni, have two children. The couple married in We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Your existing password has not been changed.