The heart begins to race, blood pressure rises, and the addict is consumed by a single thought: “.” Compared to other creatures on earth, human beings have a very well developed prefrontal region.
When our prefrontal lobes are working properly, then we have “executive control” of the processes going on in our brains.
If you feel like you might be masturbating compulsively, it's really important to talk to a professional who can help.
"'Compulsive' is more appropriate," she tells Web MD.
If masturbation is so common, why is it so hard to talk about?
Exploring our sexuality is a normal part of our development, and masturbation is a typical part of this journey.
Hypofrontality is observed in schizophrenia patients and is also observed in all manner of addictions.
“Compulsiveness is a good descriptor of hypofrontality.