Annick Jullion : the practice of prostitution, an attempt to cure oneself ?

Accounts of prostitution behaviors make a point of mentioning the feverish need to act, to perform repetitive, compulsive sexual acts. Does one prostitute oneself in order to flee a painful psychical state, preferring the path of release through a magical act to that of affective overflow ?
Does one display oneself in drag on the streets or on cabaret stages in order to be admired, almighty, capable of getting anything ?
Is the sexual practice of prostitution an attempt at repairing a feeling that one’s identity is not secure ? When the narcissistic foundations are precarious, does prostitution come as an attempt at curing oneself ?