Ch 9 Paraphilias

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What is Abnormal Sexual Behavior? Sexual behavior is considered a psychological disorder if it causes: Ego-syntonic vs Ego-dystonic  Paraphilias       Disorders in which an individual has recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual  urges, or behaviors involving  nonhuman objects,  children or other nonconsenting persons, or  the suffering or humiliation of self or partner.  Inability to experience sexual gratification in the absence of the desired stimulus. Lasting at least six months. Pedophilia    A paraphilia in which an adult's sexual urges are directed toward children. Types of Molesters Situational molesters Preference molesters Child rapists  Nearly 2/3 of the victims are female.  Vast majority of perpetrators are male.  About 1/3 of offenders are relatives of the victimized children 
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