The Naked Truth by Luisa Tam
Sex addiction: its causes, symptoms and treatment, and why some people still don’t think it’s real
Like any form of dependency, addiction to sex is an escape mechanism, but it’s a compulsion with a stigma attached that stops people seeing it for what it is. A doctor and sex therapist offers a definition and explains how it can be treated
Luisa Tam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She has held a variety of roles during her career, including working as a producer for NDR German TV, a media campaigner with Greenpeace, and as the deputy managing editor of Eastern Express. She previously worked at the Post from 1988 to 1990, before rejoining in her current role in 2015.