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Introduction: Voyeurism

Description of Voyeurism

Voyeurism: A paraphilia characterized by repetitive looking at unsuspecting people, usually strangers, who are either naked, in the act of disrobing, or engaging in sexual activity, as the method for achieving sexual excitement.
Source: MeSH 2007

Voyeurism: Related Topics

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Voyeurism as a Disease

Voyeurism: Type of or association with medical condition Paraphilias.
  »Introduction: Paraphilias

Voyeurism: Related Diseases

Voyeurism: Voyeurism is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Voyeurism as a subtype of Paraphilias

Paraphilias (medical condition): A psychiatric disorder that is characterised by sexual urges and inappropriate sexual behaviour

Paraphilias (medical condition): Sexual disorders where the patient has sexual urges that are not socially acceptable such as sexual arousal involving non-consenting partners, partners who are suffering or being humiliated (simulated or real) or through the use of an object. Pedophilia, fetishism and sexual sadism are examples of paraphilia.

Hierarchical classifications of Voyeurism

The following list attempts to classify Voyeurism into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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