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Paraphilias: Exhibitionism |
Fetishism | Frotteurism | Pedophilia | Masochism | Sadism | Transvestic
Fetishism | Voyeurism | Paraphilia NOS
eMedicine: Paraphilias - Paraphilia is a means for some people to
release sexual energy or frustration. The act commonly is followed by
arousal and orgasm, usually achieved by masturbation and fantasy.
Exhibitionism - Involves intense, recurrent and sexually arousing
fantasies involving the exposure of the individual's genitals. This may,
in turn, translate into putting this fantasy into action and engaging in
these behaviors. However, a key feature of this need is that the
individual be a stranger or unsuspecting. PsychNet.UK.
Fetishism - Fetishism is the use of an inanimate object or a specific
part of the body for physical or mental sexual stimulation. This sexual
behavior is widespread and takes many forms, from benign (a preference for
the partner's wearing of lingerie before sex) to vicious (a rapist cutting
a lock of hair from the victim for use in masturbation). PsychNet.UK.
Frotteurism - Frotteurism involves intense, recurrent fantasies of,
and/or actual touching and rubbing the genitalia against a non-consenting
person, in association with sexual arousal. PsychNet.UK.
Pedophilia - A pedophile is a person, most frequently a man, who
focuses his sexual fantasies and behavior toward children. People who
enjoy child pornography are pedophiles. PsychNet.UK.
Paraphilias - PARAPHILIAS -- Greek for "beyond normal". All kinds of
paraphilias. Some harmless, some appalling. Sex Education Links.
Psychology Today Conditions: Sexual Masochism - Sexual masochism
refers to recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or
behaviors involving the act (real, not simulated) of being beaten, bound,
or otherwise made to suffer.
Sexual Masochism - Sexual Masochism involves the act of being
humiliated, bound, beaten and otherwise made to physically suffer for
purposes of sexual stimulation. While the fantasy of such things is not
unusual, it is the acting upon these fantasies that can run the risk of
true peril. PsychNet.UK.
Sexual Sadism - Sadism is the act of deriving pleasure, often sexual,
from mistreating others and therefore these people find others whom they
victimize with their behavior. PsychNet.UK.
The Merck Manual: Paraphilias - Disorders characterized by
long-standing, intense, sexually arousing fantasies, urges, or behaviors
that involve inanimate objects, actual or imagined suffering or
humiliation of oneself or one's partner, or nonconsenting partners and
that are associated with clinically important distress or disability.
The Paraphilias - As much as deviation from the ‘norms’ of sexuality
may be distasteful to some, being sexually deviant is, predominantly, not
illegal in most Western countries.
Transvestic Fetishism - Male who maintains a collection of female
clothing that he intermittently utilizes for cross-dressing describes the
condition of Transvestic Fetishism (TF). This occurs in heterosexual males
and is not part of Gender Identity Disorder. PsychNet.UK.
Voyeurism - Voyeurism is a disorders of sexual arousal. It involves
the act of observing unsuspecting individuals, usually strangers, who may
be naked or in the process of disrobing. Even engaging in sexual activity.
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