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paraphilia/kink? What criteria must met? a.Unusual sexual desire that plays a central role in a person’s life and causes that person significant psychological distress, is illegal, or involves other, non-consenting people b.Require clinical interventions c.Unhappy, disordered life d.Obsession, compulsion 5.Define the various types of paraphilic disorders a.Exhibitionism i.Showing off one’s naked body to non-consenting and unsuspecting others ii.Streakers are an example iii.Scatalogia 1.Auditory form where people become sexually aroused by saying sexually obscene things to a non-consenting person b.Voyeurism i.Person who gets sexually aroused by watching people undress and/or engage in sexual activity ii.A perpetrator will typically masturbate while watching the victim from some hidden vantage point, such as a peep hole iii.Mostly legal as long as no videotaping or photography takes place –hard to prosecute otherwise c.Frotteurism i.Person obtains sexual pleasure by rubbing against an unsuspecting victim 1.Usually occurs in a crowded area 2.Perpetrator will rub his penis, hand, or leg against a women’s genitals, butt, or breasts THEN ejaculate either into a condom or on the woman’s clothing d.Pedophilia i.Someone who is sexually attracted either primarily or exlusively to prepubescent children ii.Pedophilia generally begins in adolescence and persists over the lifetime iii.A pedophile may or may not molest children iv.Can be homosexual or heterosexual and may have a preference for either female or male children 1.Heterosexual pedophiles outnumber homosexual pedophiles by 2 to 1 or 3 to 1 6.Describe what we know about pedophiles.
a.Some don’t always attempt or engage in sexual molestation of children i.Some resist the urge because they believe it is wrong, afraid of the consequences, and/or can get satisfaction elsewhere 7.What is the difference between a pedophile and a child molester? a.Child molester is an adult who has sexual contact with a child i.a sexual offender against children 1.most child molestation convictions are nonpenetrative acts, such as touching a child’s genitals or buttocks 8.Why do paraphiliac disorders develop? a.Begins at early age –usually puberty, worsens over time b.Men are at far higher risks c.Genes? i.Lower IQs ii.Shorter iii.More likely to be left handed iv.May run in the family v.Could be transmitted directly from father to son d.Anatomical differences in the brain? i.Less white matter e.A learned response? i.Classical conditioning 1.Pairing of a neutral stimulus that already elicits a strong positive or negative response ii.Cycle of abuse 1.Child molesters more often were themselves abused as children 2.The majority of those who were sexually abused as children grow up not to abuse others f.Courtship disorder i.Each of the paraphilic disorder mirrors a typical dating behavior, but in a complete disordered way ii.Exhibitionism (showing of genitals, obscene phone calls) –flirt with a potential sex partner iii.