Developed with the help Dr. Patrick Carnes - the PATHOS questionnaire have been proven with statistical significance to effective screen a clients appropriateness for entering treatment as a potential sex addict.
Please either answer yes or no to the following questions.
Preoccupied - Do you often find yourself preoccupied with sexual thoughts?
Ashamed - Do you hide some of your sexual behaviors from others?
Treatment - Have you ever sought therapy for sexual behavior you did not like?
Hurt others - Has anyone been hurt emotionally because of your sexual behavior?
Out of Control - Do you feel controlled by your sexual desire?
Sad - When you have sex, do you feel depressed afterwards?
SCORING: A positive response to just one of the six questions would indicate a need for additional assessment with a certified sex addiction therapist. Two or more are considered to certainly indicate sexual addiction.
If you are interested in taking our assessment(s) and processing the results with a trained mental health professional, contact us today!