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Paraphilias: Introduction

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

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:
  • Psychotherapy:
    • Cognitive behavioural therapy
    • Orgasmic reconditioning
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Paraphilias?

Paraphilias: Related Patient Stories

Paraphilias: Deaths

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Types of Paraphilias

Causes of Paraphilias

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Disease Topics Related To Paraphilias

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Paraphilias: Undiagnosed Conditions

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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 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 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. more »

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 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 have 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). more »

Paraphilias: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Paraphilias

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Paraphilias: Rare Types

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Research about Paraphilias

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Clinical Trials for Paraphilias

The US based website lists information on both federally and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.

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Paraphilias: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Paraphilias

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

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