Chapter_16 - Chapter 16 Atypical Sexual Behavior What...

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Chapter 16 Atypical Sexual Behavior
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What Constitutes Atypical Sexual Behavior? Paraphilia: uncommon sexual expression Classified as noncoercive vs. coercive paraphilias Behaviors represent extremes on a continuum More males reported and prosecuted Clustering of paraphilias Unconventional behavior may alienate others leading to difficulty in establishing relationships
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Non-Coercive Paraphilias Fetishism Sexual arousal primarily from body part or inanimate object Symbolic transformation Rarely harmful to others
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Non-Coercive Paraphilias Transvestic Fetishism Sexual arousal from wearing clothes of other sex As a diagnostic category, term is applied only to heterosexual men Rarely harmful to others
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Non-Coercive Paraphilias Sexual Sadism and Sexual Masochism Sadism: sexual arousal from giving physical or psychological pain Masochism: sexual arousal from receiving pain / bondage Difficult to label because some behaviors common Might provide escape from rigid everyday lives
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