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Somnophilia: Introduction

Somnophilia: A sexual preference for unconscious or sleeping people. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Somnophilia is available below.

Symptoms of Somnophilia

  • Sexual preference for unconscious
  • Sexual preference for sleeping people
  • Abnormal amount of time spent thinking about unconscious or sleeping people
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving unconscious or sleeping people
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving unconscious or sleeping people
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Somnophilia

  • Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, drug therapy
  • Treatment may not be sought unless the condition becomes problematic for the person in some way, or they come under scrutiny of the legal system, and become compelled to address their condition. Many 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:
  • Psychotherapy:
    • Cognitive behavioural therapy
    • Orgasmic reconditioning
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Somnophilia?

Causes of Somnophilia

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Somnophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Somnophilia

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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 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 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 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 misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms 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 these more »

Somnophilia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Somnophilia

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Somnophilia: Rare Types

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Somnophilia: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Somnophilia

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

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