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Nyctophilia

Nyctophilia: Introduction

Nyctophilia: Sexual arousal gained from the dark or nighttime. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Nyctophilia is available below.

Symptoms of Nyctophilia

Treatments for Nyctophilia

  • Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, drug therapy
  • Treatment may not be sought unless the condition becomes problematic for the person in some way, or they come under scrutiny of the legal system, and become compelled to address their condition. Many people simply learn to accept their fetish and manage to achieve gratification in an appropriate manner. If treatment is sought, general treatment options for fetishes may include:
  • Psychotherapy:
    • Cognitive behavioural therapy
    • Orgasmic reconditioning
  • more treatments...»

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Nyctophilia?

Causes of Nyctophilia

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Nyctophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Nyctophilia

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or Alzheimer's disease,...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms of...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety...read more »

Nyctophilia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Nyctophilia

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Nyctophilia: Rare Types

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Nyctophilia: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Nyctophilia

  1. Nyctophilia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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