hypersexuality

(redirected from Hyperactive sexual desire)
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hy·per·sex·u·al

(hī′pər-sĕk′sho͞o-əl)
adj.
Having a level of interest or involvement in sexual activity that is higher than some norm or expectation, often used to indicate that the high level causes problems for the individual, such as personal distress or impairment of social or emotional functioning.

hy′per·sex′u·al′i·ty (-sĕk′sho͞o-ăl′ĭ-tē) n.

hypersexuality

(ˌhaɪpəˌsɛksjʊˈælətɪ)
n
extreme or excessive sexual activity
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Although most health care professionals recognize hyperactive sexual desire as a problem, it is not an official condition according to the DMS-IV.