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Hebephilia: Introduction

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

Symptoms of Hebephilia

  • Sexual preference for pubescent children
  • Abnormal amount of time spent thinking about pubescent children
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving pubescent children
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving pubescent children
  • Sexual interest in teenagers
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Hebephilia

  • 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...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Causes of Hebephilia

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Hebephilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hebephilia

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

Hebephilia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hebephilia

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Hebephilia: Rare Types

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Hebephilia: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Hebephilia

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

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