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Gerontophilia: Introduction

Gerontophilia: Gerontophilia refers to sexual urges, preferences or fantasies involving relatively old people. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Gerontophilia is available below.

Symptoms of Gerontophilia

  • Sexual preference for people who are much older
  • Abnormal amount of time spent thinking about much older people
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving much older people
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving much older people
  • Sexual preference for elderly people
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Gerontophilia

  • Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, drug therapy
  • Treatment is generally not sought unless the condition becomes problematic for the person in some way and they feel compelled to address their condition. The majority of 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:
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Hypnosis
  • Behavior therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Gerontophilia

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Gerontophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Gerontophilia

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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 help from 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 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 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). Failure to diagnose more »

Gerontophilia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Gerontophilia

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Gerontophilia: Rare Types

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Gerontophilia: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Gerontophilia

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

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