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ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta)? According to a new study, women who have sex so frequently that it causes problems may be linked to high rates of masturbation and pornography use.

?A high number of myths concerning female hypersexuality still exist,? the authors toldLiveScience.

The researchers asked almost 1,000 women in Germany how much they masturbated or watched porn, and how many sexual partners they had. Most of the women surveyed were college students.

The participants answered questions called Hypersexual Behavior Inventory, which includes 19 questions about how often a person uses sex to cope with emotional problems, whether engaging in sexual activity is outside one?s control and whether this sexual activity interferes with one?s work or school.

According to older studies, scoring high on that questionnaire meant one needed therapy. According to this study, about 3 percent were classified as hypersexual, LiveScience reports.

The results showed that theā€¦

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