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Updated November 06, 2006

Hypersexuality means being excessively interested or involved in sexual activity. Hypersexuality is a symptom of bipolar mania, and may take the form of:
  • Increased sexual activity with one's partner
  • Involvement with internet pornography
  • Excessive use of telephone sexual services regardless of cost
  • Extramarital affairs
  • Seeking out prostitutes and other risky sexual behaviors
Hypersexuality may lead to sexual addiction. For more, see:
Also Known As: erotomania, nymphomania

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