Zoosadism: Sexual arousal gained from inflicting pain or suffering on animals.
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causes, and treatments of Zoosadism is available below.
Symptoms of Zoosadism
- Sexual arousal gained from inflicting pain or suffering on animals
- Abnormal amount of time spent thinking about inflicting pain or suffering on animals
- Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving inflicting pain or suffering on animals
- Recurring intense sexual urges involving inflicting pain or suffering on animals
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Treatments for Zoosadism
- Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, cognitive therapy, behavior therapy, medication
- These conditions present treatment challenges, because they are often concealed, and are often associated with guilt and shame. The patient may come to treatment after involvement with the legal system. 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. Treatments include:
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Causes of Zoosadism
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