Whatever Harvey Weinstein Is, He Is No Sex Addict, Experts Say - NBC Southern California

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

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    NYPD Taking Fresh Look at Weinstein Sex Assault Claims

    The NYPD wants to see if any of the women have publicly made allegations against Harvey Weinstein say they were victimized in New York -- because that establishes jurisdiction to investigate further. Roseanne Colletti reports.

    (Published Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017)

    It’s happened again: A powerful, famous man is accused of improper sexual behavior and says he's seeking therapy to deal with it.

    "Guys, I'm not doing OK," Harvey Weinstein said Wednesday in a video licensed to NBC News. "I'm trying. I've got to get help."

    While there's no official confirmation of where Weinstein is headed or what type of therapy he may be getting, experts contacted by NBC News said that whatever Weinstein may have done, he’s not a sex addict. And most say there’s no such thing as sex addiction.

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

    Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    [NATL] Colorado Man Charged With Five Counts of Murder in Deaths of Wife and Daughters

    Christopher Lee Watts was charged with five counts of murder Monday for the deaths of his wife Shanann Watts and their two daughters Bella and Celeste. Watts had initially pleaded publicly that his wife and daughters had gone missing. Their bodies were discovered on the property of the oil and natural gas company Watts worked for. The D.A. said that it's "too early" to discuss whether prosecutors would seek the death penalty.

    (Published Monday, Aug. 20, 2018)