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Has early onset and longer duration victims have

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Has early onset and longer duration - Victims have greater levels of physical injury and emotional distress - Pedophilia - Pedophiles generally know the children they molest - Neighbours or friends of the family - Alcohol use and stress increase chances that a pedo will molest a child - Suggestion that child molesters have fantasies when their mood is negative - Way to cope with unease - Appears that fantasies will enhance negative moods too - Pedos are low in social maturity, self- esteem, impulse control and social skills - Older heterosexual pedos have been married
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- Voyeurism - A marked preference for obtaining sexual gratification by watching others in a state of undress or having sexual relations - For some men, voyeurism is the only sexual activity in which they engage - Seldom contact between the observer and the observed - almost always a man - Does not find it exciting to watch a woman undressing for him - Element of risk is important - Voyeur is excited by the anticipation of how the woman will react if she knew that he was watching - Begins in adolescence - Exhibitionism - Marked preference for obtaining sexual gratification by exposing one’s genitals to an unwilling stranger - sometimes a child - Begins in adolescence - Seldom attempt to have contact with the stranger - Desire to shock or embarrass the observer - Triggered by anxiety and restlessness, and sexual arousal - Exposures may be repeated frequently and even in the same place and at the same time of the day - Greater arousal in response to slides of fully clothed women in non- sexual situations - Frotteurism - Sexually oriented touching of an unsuspecting person - May rub his penis against a woman’s thighs or butt or fondle her breasts of genitals - Typically occur in places that provide easy means of escape (crowded bus or sidewalk) - Beings in adolescence - Sexual sadism - Marked preference for obtaining or increasing sexual gratification by inflicting pain or psychological suffering (humiliation) - Motivated by control of another person and overcoming their resistance and non- consent and also motivated by violence and aggression - Sexual masochism - Marked preference for obtaining or increasing sexual gratification through subjecting oneself to pain of humiliation 14.3 Rape
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- 2 categories of rape - Forced rape - Sexual intercourse with an unwilling partner - Statutory rape - Sexual intercourse with a minor - Assumed that a person younger than the age of consent should not be held responsible for his or her sexual activity - Does not need to involve force - only intercourse with a minor - The Crime - Rape can be planned or can be impulsive - 70% of rapes are associated with intoxication - Some seem to be motivated by a desire to control the other person - Rapists may murder their victims - Those who are assaulted have symptoms of PTSD and depression - Loss of self- esteem - May develop phobias about being outdoors or indoors or in the dark (depending on where the rape took place) - The rapist - Psychopath who seeks the thrill of dominating and humiliating a woman through
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  • Spring '14
  • KathyFoxa
  • Schizophrenia, Borderline personality disorder, Antisocial personality disorder, Avoidant personality disorder

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