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Steve McQueen: The 'stigma' of sex addiction


British video artist and director Steve McQueen's latest film Shame tackles the subject of sex addiction.

Speaking to Sarah Montague ahead of the film's release, he said there was a stigma about the condition, "because it's to do with sex".

Sex addiction "is not about someone being promiscuous… this is a disease which destroys people's lives," he said.

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