This PATHOS questionnaire is only 6 questions that may help you identify if you have an issue with sexual addiction.

Preoccupied – Do you often find yourself preoccupied with sexual thoughts?

Ashamed – Do you hide some of your sexual behavior 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?

PATHOS: A Brief Screening Application for Assessing Sexual Addiction. (Carnes, 2012


The CAGE screen tool can help people detect if their alcohol use is problematic.

The 4 simple questions are “Have you ever:

(1) felt the need to Cut down your drinking;

(2) felt Annoyed by criticism of your drinking;

(3) had Guilty feelings about drinking; and

(4) taken a morning Eye opener?


If you answer 2 or more to either of these 2 assessment tools please feel free to contact us for further assessment.