|Test:||Sexual Addiction Screening Test, SAST-R|
Core Item Scale
[ possible addiction ]
Loss of Control
This instrument has been based on screenings of tens of thousands of people. This particular version is a developmental stage revision of the instrument, so scoring may be adjusted with more research. Please be aware that clinical decisions must be made conditionally since final scoring protocols may vary.
• Preoccupation: obsessive thinking about sexual behavior, opportunities, and fantasies
• Loss of Control: inability to stop behavior despite commitments to self and others and despite problems caused by the behavior
• Relationship Disturbance: sexual behavior has created significant relationship problems
• Affect Disturbance: significant depression, despair, or anxiety over sexual behavior.