- Disorders, Psychosexual
- Psychology, Pathological
- Sexual disorders
- found: Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders : DSM-IV, c1994: p. 493 (Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders. This section contains the Sexual Dysfunctions, the Paraphilias, and the Gender Identity Disorders) p. 522-523 (Paraphilias. "The essential features of a Paraphilia are recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors generally involving 1) nonhuman objects, 2) the suffering or humiliation of oneself or one's partner, or 3) children or other nonconsenting persons, that occur over a period of at least 6 months (Criterion A) ... The behavior, sexual urges, or fantasies cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning (Criterion B).") p. 525 ("Fantasies, behaviors, or objects are paraphiliac only when they lead to clinically significant distress or impairment (e.g., are obligatory, result in sexual dysfunction, require participation of nonconsenting individuals, lead to legal complications, interfere with social relationships).")
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