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Paedophilia: Introduction

Paedophilia: A sexual preference for prepubescent children. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Paedophilia is available below.

Symptoms of Paedophilia

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

Treatments for Paedophilia

  • Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, drug therapy
  • 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
  • Treatments include:
  • Psychotherapy:
    • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

Home medical testing related to Paedophilia:

Wrongly Diagnosed with Paedophilia?

Causes of Paedophilia

Read more about causes of Paedophilia.

Paedophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:

Misdiagnosis and Paedophilia

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 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 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 been more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care 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 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 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 »

Paedophilia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:

Hospitals & Clinics: Paedophilia

Research quality ratings and patient safety measures for medical facilities in specialties related to Paedophilia:

Choosing the Best Hospital: More general information, not necessarily in relation to Paedophilia, on hospital performance and surgical care quality:

Paedophilia: Rare Types

Rare types of diseases and disorders in related medical categories:

Paedophilia: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Paedophilia

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

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