The criteria assessed for cybersex compulsion included the following: time spent online for sexual pursuits, tolerance, harm, denial, unsuccessful abstinence efforts, continuation in spite of negative consequences, interference with life, obsession, and compulsion.
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Many people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have no symptoms.
STIs can pass from one person to another during sex, especially if you don’t use a condom.
Similar to Griffiths’ original review, this study recommends that further research is warranted to establish the efficacy of empirically driven treatments for online sex addiction.