Whatever Harvey Weinstein Is, He Is No Sex Addict, Experts Say - NBC New York

Whatever Harvey Weinstein Is, He Is No Sex Addict, Experts Say

Psychiatrists debated whether to include sex addiction as a diagnosis in the latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, and opted not to

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