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Diagnosed when individual has recurrent and intense sexual arousal from observingunsuspecting person who is naked + either the person has acted upon urges with anon-consenting person or the urges/fantasies have caused distress-May derive satisfaction from “peep shows” or live internet porn but the unsuspectingpiece of definition is key to sexual arousal-Fear of getting caught adds to arousal-Not a voyeur if you enjoy porn and strip clubs-Few women meet criteria-Usually applies to heterosexual males-Often comorbid with sadism, masochism, exhibitionism-Doesn’t usually lead to intrusive sexual activities like rape-Positive association between voyeuristic behavior and substance abuse problems,lower life satisfaction, and greater sexual interestExhibitionistic Disorder-Involves recurrent and intense sexual arousal from arousal from exposure of one’sgenitals to an unsuspecting person-Diagnosis requires a person to have acted on urges with non-consenting person orexperienced distress/impairment-Victims reactions that creates sexual excitement
-Most common of law-breaking sexual behaviors-Begins in adolescence and frequency decreases with age-Masturbate to ejaculation while they expose themselves-Masturbate to thoughts about exposure at later times-Not aiming to scare victims – they hope victims might want to have sexual intercoursewith them or for positive/neutral reactions-More common in menoPossible explanationmen have fewer socially acceptable outlets for exposingthemselves than women do e.g. strip clubs, topless beachesTelephone Scatolgia-Diagnosed under category of “other specified paraphilic disorder”-Shares features with exhibitionistic disorder-Form of verbal exhibitionismbecome aroused by making sexually explicit phonecalls based on reaction of victims-May masturbate during call or while thinking about call later-Some speak in obscene terms indiciating to victim they would like to do eventhreatening them to come to their home-May pose as police/survey representatives to ask personal questions or coerce personin to preforming sexual acts while on the phone-Charging for making these calls include sexual harassment/stalkingFrotteuristic Disorder-Act of fantasizing about/engaging in rubbing against or touching a non-consentingperson-Diagnosismust have acted on urges with non-consenting person or experienceddistress/impairment from urges-Sometimes touching referred to as toucherism-Usually occurs in public/crowded areasif caught, rubber can claim it was anaccident-Usually males and victims usually female-Highly comorbid with exhibitionism and voyeurismAtypical Preferences for Algolagnic ActivitiesSexual sadism and Masochism and Their Associated Disorders-Sadism + masochism often discussed together because roles are complementary-Combo referred to as sadomasochism-Engaging in it with fully informed/willing/consenting partner considered part of“kink” or BDSM lifestyle – argue this behavior should not be pathologized-Some get pleasure from sadistic/masochist behaviors with intent to cause seriousharm/death – pathologicalBDSM-Generally known as “kink”

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Term
Fall
Professor
CarolineF.Pukall
Tags
Human Sexuality, The Bible, The Trial, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior

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