SQ17 Lecture 12 -Sexual Variations & Paraphilias - Sexual...

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6/6/171Sexual Variations &ParaphiliasCHANGES IN ACCEPTABILITY OF SEXUAL BEHAVIORSPARAPHILIA: PATTERN OF SEXUAL BEHAVIOR CHARACTERIZED BY SEXUAL AROUSAL TO INDIVIDUALS, OBJECTS, OR SITUATIONSDEPARTS FROM MAINSTREAM NORMATIVE OR TYPICAL BEHAVIOR MAY CAUSE SERIOUS PERSONAL DISTRESS, IMPAIR DAILY FUNCTIONING OR HARM TO OTHERSMILDER FORMS OF THESE BEHAVIORS MAY BE PRACTICED BY MANY PEOPLESOME ARE HARMLESS AND VICTIMLESS; OTHERS CAN HAVE SERIOUS EFFECTS ON OTHERSEXTREME SEXUAL BEHAVIORS: RISKY, NONCOERCIVE BEHAVIORBETWEEN CONSENTING ADULTSTESTS THE LIMITS OF WHAT A CULTURE TOLERATES WITHIN ITS SPECTRUM OF SEXUAL BEHAVIORS
6/6/172VARIATIONS IN MAINSTREAM SEXUAL BEHAVIORA REVIEW: SEXUAL NORMSSERVE AS A BLUEPRINT FOR HOW TO BEHAVE SEXUALLY ARE OBSERVED BY MAJORITY OF PEOPLE IN A SOCIETYA SMALL NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS EXPRESS THEIR SEXUAL INDIVIDUALITY IN TERMS OF SEXUAL NOVELTY, ROMANTIC CREATIVITY, AND SEXUAL EXPERIMENTATION ONLINEA SMALL SUBSET ENGAGE IN SEXUAL VARIATIONS THAT ARE ABNORMAL AND CLASSIFIED AS PARAPHILIASCULTURES VARY SOME ARE MORE SEX-POSITIVE AND APPROVING OF SEXUAL VARIATIONS SOME ARE LESS SEX-NEGATIVE AND DISAPPROVING OF SEXUAL VARIATIONSWHAT ONE CULTURE THINKS IS EXTREME SEXUAL BEHAVIOR, ANOTHER GROUP MAY NOTGENDER AND EXTREME SEXUAL BEHAVIORRESEARCH INDICATES:

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