Jennifer P. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., is a nationally
recognized expert in the areas of addictive sexual
disorders, couple issues related to sex addiction
problems, and sexual exploitation by professionals.
She is the author of several books and numerous
lecturer at professional conferences covering the
topic of addiction
medicine. Dr. Schneider has appeared on Oprah
Winfrey, Geraldo, Sally Jessy Raphael, and over 80 other
TV and radio shows as an expert guest. She has also served
as an expert witness in several court cases involving
sexual exploitation by physicians.
Dr. Schneider won the prestigious Patrick Carnes Award
for lifetime contribution to the sex addiction field.
In 2007 she won the SASH (Society for the Advancement
of Sexual Health) Award for her lifetime contribution
to research in the sex addiction field. She is
certified in the fields of Internal Medicine,
Addiction Medicine, and pain management, and holds a Ph.D.
in the field of molecular genetics.
Please order from this page. Books are
available from amazon.com and/or the author, as indicated below.
Untangling the Web: Breaking Free from Sex,
Porn, and Fantasy Addiction in the Internet Age. By Robert Weiss
and Jennifer P. Schneider.
Alyson Press, 2006
Out of print.
The following articles can be read
online. For a complete list of articles on sex addiction by
Dr. Schneider, see her
Sex Addiction Resume.
“Not just another
sex offender: How one man turned his life around.” Gentle
Path Focus, Summer 2008, pp 3-5.
Related to Disclosure Issues: Sex Addiction Therapists
in the Trenches." By Jennifer P. Schneider and
Barbara Levinson Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity,
"Ritualization and Reinforcement: Keys to
Understanding Mixed Addiction Involving Sex and
Drugs." By Jennifer P. Schneider, John Sealy, Jes
Montgomery, and Richard R. Irons. Sexual Addiction &
Compulsivity 12:121-148, 2005.
Disclosure to Children: The Parents' Perspective." By M.
Deborah Corley and Jennifer P. Schneider. Sexual Addiction
& Compulsivity 10: 291-324, 2003.
secrets: Guidelines for therapists working with sex
addicts and co-addicts." By M. Deborah Corley and
Jennifer P. Schneider. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity
9: 43-67, 2002. Winner of 2003 NCSAC Readers' Choice Award
for best article published in 2002 in Sexual Addiction &
"Assessment and treatment of addictive sexual disorders:
Relevance for chemical dependency relapse." By Jennifer
P. Schneider and Richard Irons. Substance Use &
Misuse 36(13), 1795-1820, 2001.
study of cybersex participants: Gender differences,
recovery issues, and implications for therapists."
Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity 7:249-278, 2000. Winner,
2001 NCSAC Readers’ Choice Award for best article published
in 2000 in Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity.
addictive sexual disorders and the family" CNS Spectrums
"Recognition and management of addictive sexual disorders:
Guide for the Primary Care Clinician." By Patrick
Carnes and Jennifer P. Schneider. Lippincott’s Primary Care
Practice 2000: 4:302-318.
"Effects of cybersex
addiction on the family: Results of a survey." Sexual
Addiction & Compulsivity 7:31-58, 2000.
"Addictive sexual disorders: Differential diagnosis and
treatment." by J.P. Schneider and R. Irons, 1998.
Primary Psychiatry , April 1998, pp 65-70.
domestic violence a hidden face of addiction?" 1997. with
Richard Irons. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs 29
Recovery from sexual addiction/coaddiction: Results of a
survey of 88 marriages," with BH Schneider, 1996. Sexual
Addiction & Compulsivity 3: 111-126.
"Differential diagnosis of addictive sexual disorders using
the DSM-IV" by JP Schneider and RR Irons, 1996. Sexual
Addiction & Compulsivity 3:7-21.
"How to Recognize the Signs of
Sexual Addiction." Postgrad. Med. 90: 171-182, 1991.
Back from Betrayal, 3rd
Practical help for women involved with sex addicted
men. Third Edition, June 2005, has been completely
updated, with additional information for men whose partners
are sexually addicted, as well as more information on
disclosing secrets to spouse and children. The section on
sexually transmitted diseases is also up to date.
Third Edition, 2005, Recovery Resources Press. $19.95 +
$4.00 postage. Order directly from the author or from amazon.com.
Embracing Recovery from Chemical Dependency:
A Personal Recovery Plan
by M. Deborah Corley, Jennifer P. Schneider and Richard
Gentle Path Press, 2003. $21 + $4 postage.
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Disclosing Secrets: When, to Whom and How
Much to Reveal
by M. Deborah Corley and Jennifer P. Schneider.
Gentle Path Press, 2002. $23 + $4 postage.
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Cybersex Exposed: Simple Fantasy or
by Jennifer P. Schneider and Robert L. Weiss.
Hazelden Publishing and Education, 2001.
Out of Print.
The Wounded Healer: An Addiction-Sensitive
Approach to the Sexually Exploitative Professional
By Richard Irons M.D. and Jennifer P. Schneider M.D.
Jason Aronson Publishers, 1999.
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(also available directly from the publisher)
Sex, Lies, and Forgiveness: Couples Speak out
on Healing from Sex Addiction
By Jennifer P. Schneider M.D. and Burt Schneider
88 couples talk about how they have coped with problem
Third Edition, Recovery Resources Press, 2004. $19.95
+ $4.00 postage.
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