Why Am I Not Happy Anymore?


  • Syeda Farah Batool Ziauddin University, Karachi-Pakistan




Happiness, Sexual activities, Hypersexuality, Pain, Compulsive Behavior


Background: A person needs to be happy to be a functional unit of the society and to add a positive and productive contribution on his behalf to the welfare of humanity. There is a very close interaction between sex and joy, and no one can escape from the fact that sexual interaction is mostly a pleasurable experience. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of compulsive sexual behavior among youth and to find a relation between happiness and sexual activity.

Methodology: This cross-sectional survey was conducted in Karachi-Pakistan. 300 subjects of both genders participated in this study while Sadaf Stress Scale (SSS) was used to evaluate the stress level of the individuals and a section of the questionnaire contained questions about the routine activities, sexual needs and its severity.

Results: Results have shown that the symptoms of hypersexuality are prevalent among the youth of ages between 18 to 25 years. While 27% of unmarried subjects have experienced sex and 49% reported masturbation or phone sex is found to be the source of happiness.

Conclusion: Unfortunately, hypersexuality is not yet considered as a psychological disorder/issue in many regions of the world which gives rise to brutal and feeble act like “Sexual abuse”. It's high time to look into this matter before it’s too late.




How to Cite

Batool, S. F. (2018). Why Am I Not Happy Anymore?. Annals of Psychophysiology, 5, 27–37. https://doi.org/10.29052/2412-3188.v5.i1.2018.27-37