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. ...more »
Symptoms of Paraphilias
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Treatments for Paraphilias
- These conditions present treatment challenges, because they are often concealed, and are often associated with guilt and shame. They are generally treated with psychotherapy and/or medication. The type and setting (inpatient vs outpatient) of treatment utilised is dependant upon the degree of dysfunction the condition causes, as well as the threat the behaviours pose to others
- Tretaments include:
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Orgasmic reconditioning
- more treatments...»
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Types of Paraphilias
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Causes of Paraphilias
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Disease Topics Related To Paraphilias
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Misdiagnosis and Paraphilias
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as...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,
it...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...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be...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...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...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders)....read more »
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Clinical Trials for Paraphilias
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and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
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