News Video | Policy | GPs | Hospitals | Medical | Mental Health | Welfare | Search

 

Sex Addicts Sought For Clinical Trial

I am a Massey University student conducting research through the School of Psychology as part of a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. I am seeking participants for a treatment outcome study on out-of-control sexual behaviour (OCSB).

What is OCSB? It is commonly called ``sexual addiction’’ and can include a wide range of sexual behaviours that may cause distress to you and/or your partner, you may have tried to stop or cut back on but have been unable to, and this is negatively impacting on your life (i.e., social/work/relationships/finances).

What does the study involve? The study involves an assessment and treatment plan that will be individualised to you. Weekly face-to-face appointments with a clinical psychologist will help you reduce your OCSB and there will be some anonymous questionnaires to fill in each week that will help determine whether the treatment has helped you. These findings will be written up as part of a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology thesis with no identifying details about you included.

Who can apply to participate? If you are a man who is aged 18 or older, you think you have OCSB, you live in the Auckland/Palmerston North region, and you can attend twelve, hour-long appointments at the fee of $185 per week then you are eligible to apply for participation. To find out more information confidentially please contact OCSB@live.com and you an information sheet will be sent to your email address.

This project has been reviewed and approved by the Health and Disability Ethics Committee, Central Region: 11/09/050. If you have any concerns about the conduct of this research, please email the central_ethicscommittee@moh.govt.nz

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 


Howard Davis: Emerald Fennell's Promising Young Woman'


The Guardian needed not one, but three reviews to do justice to Fennell's unsettling approach, which indicates exactly how ambiguous and controversial its message really is. More>>


Howard Davis: Jill Trevelyan's Rita Angus

Although Angus has become one of Aotearoa’s best-loved painters, the story of her life remained little known and poorly understood before Jill Trevelyan's acclaimed and revelatory biography, which won the Non Fiction Award at the Montana New Zealand Book Awards in 2009, and has now been republished by Te Papa press. More>>

Howard Davis: The Back of the Painting

Painting conservators are the forensic pathologists of the art world. While they cannot bring their subjects back to life, they do provide fascinating insights into the precise circumstances of a painting's creation, its material authenticity, and constructive methodology. More>>


Howard Davis: Black Panthers on the Prowl

A passionate and gripping political drama from Shaka King, this is an informative and instructive tale of human frailty that centers around the charismatic Chicago Black Panther leader Fred Hampton, who was murdered at the age of twenty-one during a police raid. More>>

Howard Davis: Controlling the High Ground

Stephen Johnson's raw and angry film not only poses important questions with scrupulous authenticity, but also provides a timely reminder of the genocidal consequences of casual bigotry and xenophobia. More>>

Howard Davis: Dryzabone - Robert Conolly's The Dry

After the terrible devastation caused by last year’s bushfires, which prompted hundreds of Australians to shelter in the ocean to escape incineration and destroyed uncountable amounts of wildlife, The Dry has been released during a totally different kind of dry spell. More>>


Howard Davis: Hit the Road, Jack - Chloé Zhao's Nomadland

Nomadland is perhaps the ultimately 'road' movie as it follows a group of dispossessed and disenfranchised vagabonds who find a form of communal refuge in camp sites and trailer parks after the economic contraction of 2008. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • CULTURE
  • HEALTH
  • EDUCATION
 
 
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Auckland