paraphilias

Summary

Summary: Disorders that include recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors generally involving nonhuman objects, suffering of oneself or partners, or children or other nonconsenting partners. (from DSM-IV, 1994)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Developmental risk factors for sexual offending
    Joseph K P Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health, Australia
    Child Abuse Negl 26:73-92. 2002
  2. ncbi A study of the psychosexual characteristics of sex killers: can we identify them before it is too late?
    Ron Langevin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 5468 Dundas Street West, Suite 402, Etobicoke, Ontario M9B 6E3
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:366-82. 2003
  3. ncbi The relationship between serial sexual murder and autoerotic asphyxiation
    Wade C Myers
    Forensic Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC 102, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 176:187-95. 2008
  4. ncbi Treatment of sexual offenders with psychopathic traits: recent research developments and clinical implications
    Jeffrey Abracen
    Central District Parole, Correctional Service of Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Trauma Violence Abuse 9:144-66. 2008
  5. ncbi The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) guidelines for the biological treatment of paraphilias
    Florence Thibaut
    Faculty of Medicine, Rouen University Hospital Ch Nicolle, University of Rouen, Rouen, France
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:604-55. 2010
  6. ncbi Current concepts in the pharmacotherapy of paraphilias
    Frederico D Garcia
    ADEN Laboratory EA4311, Rouen University Hospital, Biomedical Research Institute, IFR 23, Rouen, France
    Drugs 71:771-90. 2011
  7. ncbi Pharmacotherapy of paraphilias with long-acting agonists of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone: a systematic review
    Peer Briken
    Institute of Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:890-7. 2003
  8. ncbi Case report: the management of bone demineralization associated with long-term treatment of multiple paraphilias with long-acting LHRH agonists
    R Dickey
    Sexual Behaviours Clinic, Gender Identity Clinic, University of Toronto, and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:207-10. 2002
  9. ncbi Depot-leuprolide acetate for treatment of paraphilias: a report of twelve cases
    R B Krueger
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 30:409-22. 2001
  10. ncbi Differential pharmacological treatment of paraphilias and sex offenders
    Andreas Hill
    Klinik fuer Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Abteilung für Sexualforschung und Forensik, Universitaetsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg D 20246, Germany
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:407-21. 2003

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  1. ncbi Developmental risk factors for sexual offending
    Joseph K P Lee
    Department of Psychology, University of Melbourne, Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health, Australia
    Child Abuse Negl 26:73-92. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to identify the general, common, and specific developmental risk factors for pedophilia, exhibitionism, rape, and multiple paraphilia, and to address five methodological issues observed in this area of research...
  2. ncbi A study of the psychosexual characteristics of sex killers: can we identify them before it is too late?
    Ron Langevin
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 5468 Dundas Street West, Suite 402, Etobicoke, Ontario M9B 6E3
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:366-82. 2003
    ..Results suggest that greater emphasis be placed on studying adolescent sex offenders and conduct disordered children which may help identify potential sex killers...
  3. ncbi The relationship between serial sexual murder and autoerotic asphyxiation
    Wade C Myers
    Forensic Psychiatry Program, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, 12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC 102, Tampa, FL 33612, USA
    Forensic Sci Int 176:187-95. 2008
    ..Autoerotic asphyxiation, along with other paraphilias found in this population, is reviewed...
  4. ncbi Treatment of sexual offenders with psychopathic traits: recent research developments and clinical implications
    Jeffrey Abracen
    Central District Parole, Correctional Service of Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Trauma Violence Abuse 9:144-66. 2008
    ..those who are psychopathic, cannot be answered unless groups presenting with typical concurrent disorders (paraphilias, substance abuse, dependence) are discussed...
  5. ncbi The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) guidelines for the biological treatment of paraphilias
    Florence Thibaut
    Faculty of Medicine, Rouen University Hospital Ch Nicolle, University of Rouen, Rouen, France
    World J Biol Psychiatry 11:604-55. 2010
    ..These guidelines are intended for use in clinical practice by clinicians who diagnose and treat patients with paraphilia. The aim of these guidelines is to improve the quality of care and to aid physicians in clinical decisions...
  6. ncbi Current concepts in the pharmacotherapy of paraphilias
    Frederico D Garcia
    ADEN Laboratory EA4311, Rouen University Hospital, Biomedical Research Institute, IFR 23, Rouen, France
    Drugs 71:771-90. 2011
    ..b>Paraphilias are a major burden for patients and society; nevertheless, only a few individuals with paraphilias voluntarily ..
  7. ncbi Pharmacotherapy of paraphilias with long-acting agonists of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone: a systematic review
    Peer Briken
    Institute of Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    J Clin Psychiatry 64:890-7. 2003
    In addition to psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy is an important treatment option for paraphilias, especially in sexual offenders...
  8. ncbi Case report: the management of bone demineralization associated with long-term treatment of multiple paraphilias with long-acting LHRH agonists
    R Dickey
    Sexual Behaviours Clinic, Gender Identity Clinic, University of Toronto, and Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Sex Marital Ther 28:207-10. 2002
    A patient with multiple paraphilias had been successfully treated for 10 years with a long-acting LHRH agonist with complete suppression of deviant sexual activity...
  9. ncbi Depot-leuprolide acetate for treatment of paraphilias: a report of twelve cases
    R B Krueger
    Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 30:409-22. 2001
    ..of antiandrogen medications, gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists, offers promise in the treatment of the paraphilias, with substantially less side effects than medroxyprogesterone acetate or cyproterone acetate...
  10. ncbi Differential pharmacological treatment of paraphilias and sex offenders
    Andreas Hill
    Klinik fuer Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, Abteilung für Sexualforschung und Forensik, Universitaetsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg D 20246, Germany
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:407-21. 2003
    This article gives an overview of current pharmacological treatment of paraphilias and sex offenders focusing on the situation in Germany...
  11. ncbi Desire for amputation of a limb: paraphilia, psychosis, or a new type of identity disorder
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Psychol Med 35:919-28. 2005
    ..The objective of this paper is to describe and conceptualize an unusual and probably rare condition: the intense longstanding desire to have an amputation...
  12. ncbi Problems with paraphilias in the DSM-5
    J Paul Fedoroff
    Integrated Forensic Program, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, University of Ottawa, 1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4, Canada
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 15:363. 2013
    This paper critiques changes in the diagnositic criteria for the paraphilias as set out in the DSM-5. In addition to general areas of concern, five specific problem areas are identified...
  13. ncbi A DSM-IV Axis I comorbidity study of males (n = 120) with paraphilias and paraphilia-related disorders
    Martin P Kafka
    Department of Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Sex Abuse 14:349-66. 2002
    One hundred and twenty consecutively evaluated outpatient males with paraphilias (PAs; n = 88, including 60 sex offenders) and paraphilia-related disorders (PRDs; n = 32) were systematically assessed for certain developmental variables ..
  14. ncbi Family size, birth order, and parental age among male paraphilics and sex offenders
    Ron Langevin
    Juniper Associates, 5468 Dundas Street West, Suite 402, Etobicoke, Ontario, M9B 6E3, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:599-609. 2007
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  15. ncbi Supplementary analyses regarding Langevin, Langevin, and Curnoe's (2007) findings on fraternal birth order in homosexual men
    Ray Blanchard
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 36:610-4; discussion 615-6. 2007
    ..These results suggest that Langevin et al.'s data showed significant evidence of a fraternal birth order effect and that their data were consistent with previous studies of this phenomenon...
  16. ncbi Neurodevelopmental correlates of paraphilic sexual interests in men
    Qazi Rahman
    Department of Biological Sciences, Queen Mary College, University of London, Mile End Road, London, UK
    Arch Sex Behav 37:166-72. 2008
    ..It is suggested that processes such as developmental instability and maternal immunity may play a role in variant sexual preferences among otherwise healthy heterosexual men...
  17. ncbi Mania associated with multiple paraphilias
    D N Mendhekar
    Indian J Med Sci 60:28-9. 2006
  18. ncbi Psychostimulant augmentation during treatment with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in men with paraphilias and paraphilia-related disorders: a case series
    M P Kafka
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 61:664-70. 2000
    ..methylphenidate sustained release [SR]) added to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs; primarily fluoxetine) during the course of pharmacologic treatment of men with paraphilias and paraphilia-related disorders (PRDs).
  19. ncbi A neuropsychiatric developmental model of serial homicidal behavior
    J Arturo Silva
    Behav Sci Law 22:787-99. 2004
    ..Recommendations for further research to help clarify the nature of this association are briefly discussed...
  20. ncbi Practical considerations in the interview and evaluation of sexual offenders
    Clark R Clipson
    California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 12:127-73. 2003
    ..both practical information regarding the interview itself, along with an overview of classification systems, paraphilias, and assessment techniques used with this population...
  21. ncbi A neurobiological perspective on attachment problems in sexual offenders and the role of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors in the treatment of such problems
    Anthony R Beech
    School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:153-82. 2005
    ..e., cognitive-behavioral therapy/schema-focused therapy...
  22. ncbi Sexual fantasies of adolescent male sex offenders in residential treatment: a descriptive study
    A Scott Aylwin
    Phoenix Program, Alberta Hospital Edmonton and Department of Psychiatry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
    Arch Sex Behav 34:231-9. 2005
    ..Implications of the results for juvenile sex offender treatment are discussed...
  23. ncbi A 14- to 24-year longitudinal study of a comprehensive sexual health model treatment program for adolescent sex offenders: predictors of successful completion and subsequent criminal recidivism
    William Seabloom
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Suite 300, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, California 93101 3351, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:468-81. 2003
    ..This group was also less likely than the other groups to be arrested (p = 0.014) or convicted (p = 0.004) across all crime categories...
  24. ncbi Reliability of sexually violent predator civil commitment criteria in Florida
    Jill S Levenson
    School of Social Work, Florida International University, 11200 S W 8th Street, ECS 460, Miami, Florida 33199, USA
    Law Hum Behav 28:357-68. 2004
    ..77 to .85). The recommendations made by evaluators regarding whether or not to refer a client for civil commitment demonstrated poor reliability (kappa = .54). Implications for practice and policy are explored...
  25. ncbi The current role of post-conviction sex offender polygraph testing in sex offender treatment
    Ron Kokish
    J Child Sex Abus 12:175-94. 2003
    ..This article reviews the current situation, leaving readers to decide the wisdom and ethics of using polygraph testing in their own practices...
  26. ncbi Circumferential change scores in phallometric assessment: normative data
    Richard J Howes
    Psychology Department, Stony Mountain Institution, PO Box 4500, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3C 3W8
    Sex Abuse 15:365-75. 2003
    ..It is suggested that only through a more rigorous application of the principles of science will the procedure of phallometric assessment fulfill its true potential...
  27. ncbi The Abel test
    Barry M Maletzky
    Sex Abuse 15:393. 2003
  28. ncbi Naltrexone in the treatment of adolescent sexual offenders
    Ralph S Ryback
    Potomac Ridge Behavioral Health Adventist Health Care Systems, Rockville, MD 20850, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:982-6. 2004
    ..This study investigated whether naltrexone can decrease sexual arousal in legally adjudicated adolescent sexual offenders...
  29. ncbi Criminal diversity and paraphilic interests among adult males convicted of sexual offenses against children
    Stephen W Smallbone
    School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Griffith University, Queensland 4111, Australia
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 48:175-88. 2004
    ..The prevalence of diagnosable paraphilias was low, with only 5% meeting formal diagnostic criteria for multiple (two or more) paraphilias other than ..
  30. ncbi Assessment of criminal recidivism risk with adolescents who have offended sexually: a review
    James R Worling
    Sexual Abuse Family Education and Treatment SAFE T Program, 51 Panorama Court, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M9V 4L8
    Trauma Violence Abuse 4:341-62. 2003
    ..We conclude with suggesting practical strategies for the assessment and communication of recidivism risk...
  31. ncbi Psychosocial and biological treatment considerations for the paraphilic and nonparaphilic sex offender
    Fabian M Saleh
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Sexual Disorders Clinic, UMassMemorial, Community Health Link, Worcester 01655, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 31:486-93. 2003
    ..is complicated by phenomenological and etiological differences and the presence of psychopathology, including paraphilias. The authors discusses the most commonly employed psychosocial therapies for sex offenders in general...
  32. ncbi Sexual deviancy: diagnostic and neurobiological considerations
    Fabian M Saleh
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Child Sex Abus 12:53-76. 2003
    ..b>Paraphilias are psychiatric disorders characterized by deviant and culturally non-sanctioned sexual fantasies, thoughts, ..
  33. ncbi Handedness in pedophilia and hebephilia
    James M Cantor
    Law and Mental Health Program, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 250 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5T 1R8, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 34:447-59. 2005
    ....
  34. ncbi Modus operandi and situational aspects in adolescent sexual offenses against children: a further examination
    Benoit Leclerc
    School of Criminology, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:46-61. 2008
    ..Suggestions are made regarding future modus operandi studies...
  35. ncbi Resistance, reluctance, and readiness in perpetrators of abuse against women and children
    Katreena L Scott
    Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, University of Toronto, Toronto
    Trauma Violence Abuse 8:401-17. 2007
    ..Recommendations for assessing reluctance in research and clinical practice are also provided...
  36. ncbi [Drug-therapy with sexual offenders]
    Thomas Stompe
    Psychiatrische Universitatsklinik Wien, Justzianstalt Göllrersdorf
    Neuropsychiatr 21:12-7. 2007
    ..Finally, the step-wise algorithm for the therapy of sexual according to Bradford is presented...
  37. ncbi Psychiatric morbidity among convicted male sex offenders at Kamiti Prison, Kenya
    I M Kanyanya
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, P O Box 19696 00202, Nairobi, Kenya
    East Afr Med J 84:151-5. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence and distribution of psychiatric morbidity among convicted male sex offenders and to establish factors associated with sexual offending...
  38. ncbi [Assessment and treatment of sexual offenders]
    Friedemann Pfafflin
    Universitat, Ulm, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:44-51. 2007
    ..and more general psychotherapy modules (anger management, substance abuse, social skills training, etc.). Advantages and disadvantages of these programs are named and discussed...
  39. ncbi [Pornography and sexual abuse in the Internet]
    Andreas Hill
    Universitatsklinikum, Hamburg Eppendorf, BRD
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 50:90-102. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi Schizophrenia sex offenders: a clinical and epidemiological comparison study
    Yaakov Alish
    Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center, Israel
    Int J Law Psychiatry 30:459-66. 2007
    ..Study observations indicate important differences between the 3 subgroups suggesting that the schizophrenia sex offender subpopulation may be a unique subgroup of comorbid conditions...
  41. ncbi Criminal recidivism in sexual homicide perpetrators
    Andreas Hill
    Institute of Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry, University Medical Center, Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 52:5-20. 2008
    ..The impacts of the results for risk assessment, relapse prevention, and supervision are discussed...
  42. ncbi Beyond sex offenses
    Ales Kolárský
    Arch Sex Behav 35:251-2. 2006
  43. ncbi The paraphilia-related disorders: an investigation of the relevance of the concept in sexual murderers
    Peer Briken
    Institute for Sex Research and Forensic Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University Hospital Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    J Forensic Sci 51:683-8. 2006
    ..Nonparaphilic sexual excessive behaviors-so-called paraphilia-related disorders (PRDs), like paraphilias, are also characterized by sexual preoccupation and volitional impairment and can be diagnosed in paraphilic ..
  44. ncbi [Treatment of sex offenders with leuprorelin]
    Jim Aage Nøttestad
    Regional sikkerhetsavdeling og kompetansesenter for sikkerhets, fengsels og rettspsykiatri, Avdeling Brøset, St Olavs Hospital, Postboks 1803 Lade, 7440 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:633-4. 2006
  45. ncbi Self-regulation and the etiology of sexual deviance: evaluating causal theory
    Jill D Stinson
    Fulton State Hospital, MO 62521, USA
    Violence Vict 23:35-51. 2008
    ..Implications for our understanding of the etiology of sexual deviance and future research in this area are discussed...
  46. ncbi Evidence of primary, secondary, and collateral paraphilias left at serial murder and sex offender crime scenes
    John H White
    Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
    J Forensic Sci 52:1194-201. 2007
    This paper is a descriptive review of the phenomenon of paraphilias, the relationship of possessing multiple paraphilias with the commission of sexual crimes and serial murder and the recognition of evidence related to sexual crimes ..
  47. ncbi Sex offender commitment in Illinois
    Angeline Stanislaus
    Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, USA
    J Psychiatr Pract 11:262-6; discussion 266-7. 2005
  48. ncbi Reinforcement sensitivity of sex offenders and non-offenders: an experimental and psychometric study of reinforcement sensitivity theory
    Anja Leue
    Faculty of Psychology, Philipps University Marburg, Germany
    Br J Psychol 99:361-78. 2008
    ..The experimental and psychometric results illustrate that predictive accuracy in forensic settings could be improved by combining several types of data...
  49. ncbi [Personality disorders and "psychopathy" in sex offenders imprisoned in forensic-psychiatric hospitals--SKID-II- and PCL-R-results in patients with impulse control disorder and paraphilia]
    Bernd Borchard
    Niedersächsisches Landeskrankenhaus Moringen, Fachkrankenhaus für forensische Psychiatrie
    Psychiatr Prax 30:133-8. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi A brief history of behavioral and cognitive behavioral approaches to sexual offenders: Part 1. Early developments
    D R Laws
    South Island Consulting, PO Box 23036, 4 313 Cook Street, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada V8V 4Z8
    Sex Abuse 15:75-92. 2003
    ....
  51. ncbi Social phobia as a comorbid condition in sex offenders with paraphilia or impulse control disorder
    J Hoyer
    University of Technology Dresden, Department of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Germany
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:463-70. 2001
    ..Implications for further research, diagnostic procedures, and therapy are discussed...
  52. ncbi A brief history of behavioral and cognitive behavioral approaches to sexual offender treatment: Part 2. The modern era
    W L Marshall
    Rockwood Psychological Services, Suite 403, 303 Bagot Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7K 5W7
    Sex Abuse 15:93-120. 2003
    ..This paper is the second in our attempt to highlight the major influences, trends, and emerging issues in cognitive behavioral approaches to treating sexual offenders. In this paper the developments from 1970 until the present are covered...
  53. ncbi Issues concerning the reliability and validity of the diagnosis of sexual sadism applied in prison settings
    W L Marshall
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
    Sex Abuse 14:301-11. 2002
    ..The results are discussed in terms of their meaning for both forensic practice in prisons and the value of the diagnosis of sexual sadism...
  54. ncbi Sex offending and sexual appetite: the clinical and theoretical relevance of hypersexual desire
    Martin P Kafka
    McLean Hospital, 115 Mill Street, Belmont, Massachusetts 02478, USA
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:439-51. 2003
    ..associated with repetitive sexual behavior: Data are presented suggesting that clinical samples of males with paraphilias, paraphilia-related disorders, and sexual coercion may be associated with disinhibited sexual appetite...
  55. ncbi Goal attainment scaling with sexual offenders: a measure of clinical impact at posttreatment and at community follow-up
    T S Stirpe
    Correctional Service of Canada, 330 Keele Street, Main Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M6P 2K7
    Sex Abuse 13:65-77. 2001
    ..These results are discussed with respect to the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral treatment of sexual offenders...
  56. ncbi The monoamine hypothesis for the pathophysiology of paraphilic disorders: an update
    Martin P Kafka
    Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 989:86-94; discussion 144-53. 2003
    ....
  57. ncbi [Characteristic fetures of EEG spectral characteritics in persons with deviant sexual behavior]
    A V Kirenskaia-Berus
    Fiziol Cheloveka 29:22-32. 2003
  58. ncbi Disorders of sexual preference and medicolegal issues thereof
    B R Sharma
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, 160030, India
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 24:277-82. 2003
    Disorders of sexual preference or paraphilias are bizarre patterns of sexual behavior that have diverse manifestations and are of complicated sexual orientations...
  59. ncbi Sexual sadism
    Wolfgang Berner
    Department of Sex Research, University of Hamburg, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol 47:383-95. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi Reversible transvestic fetishism in a man with Parkinson's disease treated with selegiline
    David E Riley
    Department of Neurology, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Clin Neuropharmacol 25:234-7. 2002
    ..The selegiline was stopped, and his urge to wear women's clothing ceased. Paraphilias are a rare behavioral complication of Parkinson's disease treatment...
  61. ncbi The neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's disease
    E C Lauterbach
    Division of Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA 31201, USA
    Minerva Med 96:155-73. 2005
    ..Sexual disorders occur in most patients. Paraphilias are associated with dopamine agonists, and clozapine may be useful in their treatment...
  62. ncbi Paraphilias in adult psychiatric inpatients
    Patrick J Marsh
    Department of Psychiatry, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33613, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 22:129-34. 2010
    The goal of the present study was to examine the prevalence of paraphilias in an adult inpatient psychiatric population.
  63. ncbi Compulsive exhibitionism successfully treated with fluvoxamine: a controlled case study
    J Zohar
    Division of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Clin Psychiatry 55:86-8. 1994
    b>Paraphilias are psychosexual disorders that are usually conceptualized as deviant in nature. Yet in some cases, paraphilia can be conceptualized as an obsessive compulsive disorder.
  64. ncbi Impulsivity
    E Hollander
    Department of Psychiatry and the Compulsive, Impulsive, and Anxiety Disorders Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    J Psychopharmacol 14:S39-44. 2000
    ..control (intermittent explosive disorder, pyromania, kleptomania, pathological gambling and trichotillomania), paraphilias, sexual impulsions and sexual addictions and impulsive aggression personality disorders (borderline, antisocial,..
  65. ncbi Leuprolide acetate for exhibitionism in Huntington's disease
    S S Rich
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, Illinois
    Mov Disord 9:353-7. 1994
    ..This regimen may be a safe and effective pharmacological treatment of the paraphilias. The occurrence of paraphilias in basal ganglia disorders is reviewed.
  66. ncbi Is a diagnostic category for paraphilic coercive disorder defensible?
    Raymond A Knight
    Department of Psychology, MS 062, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 02454 9110, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:419-26. 2010
    ..little empirical justification for the creation of this new syndrome, the inclusion of this disorder among the paraphilias would have serious potential for misuse...
  67. ncbi The DSM diagnostic criteria for exhibitionism, voyeurism, and frotteurism
    Niklas Långström
    Centre for Violence Prevention, Karolinska Institutet, POB 23000, 104 35, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Sex Behav 39:317-24. 2010
    ..Very limited empirical support was found for major changes of the current DSM-IV-TR criteria sets for these paraphilias. Some of the criticism of current criteria and the balancing of false negatives and false positive diagnoses ..
  68. pmc Agreement of self-reported and genital measures of sexual arousal in men and women: a meta-analysis
    Meredith L Chivers
    Department of Psychology, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:5-56. 2010
    ..of human sexuality and provides a method to assess and evaluate the treatment of sexual dysfunctions and paraphilias. Understanding measures of arousal is, therefore, paramount to further theoretical and practical advances in ..
  69. ncbi [Symptoms from the spectrum of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in sexual delinquents]
    D Blocher
    Abteilung für Forensische Psychiatrie der Universität Würzburg
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 69:453-9. 2001
    ..We found personality disorders of the antisocial type (22.1 % of the sample) and paraphilias in 25.2 %. Approximately, half of the delinquents with paraphilia met the criteria of pedophilia...
  70. ncbi [Sadistic fetishism--deadly passion. Forensic psychiatric assessment of sex offenders]
    N Nedopil
    Abteilung für Forensische Psychiatrie, Psychiatrische Klinik der Universität München, Nussbaumstrasse 7, 80336, Munchen, Germany
    Nervenarzt 79:1249-50, 1252, 1254-6, passim. 2008
    ..These developments are characterized by constantly changing laws and increasing neurobiological findings about paraphilias. Psychiatrists must prepare their reports taking into account the tension between psychopathological, ..
  71. ncbi The diagnostic reliability of sexual sadism
    Dennis Doren
    Sand Ridge Evaluation Unit, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Sex Abuse 21:251-61. 2009
    Previous studies have reported low diagnostic agreement on the paraphilias, especially sexual sadism. In the present study, 34 evaluators throughout the United States reviewed summaries of 12 committed sex offenders...
  72. ncbi Paraphilias across cultures: contexts and controversies
    Dinesh Bhugra
    Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, London, SE5 8AF, England
    J Sex Res 47:242-56. 2010
    ..The role and development of paraphilias across cultures is also variable, with cultures defining what is legal or illegal...
  73. ncbi [Criminal responsibility in sexual homicide perpetrators]
    A Hill
    Institut für Sexualforschung und Forensische Psychiatrie, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr 76:343-53. 2008
    Evaluation of criteria for criminal responsibility, esp. in paraphilias and personality disorders.
  74. ncbi [The treatment of hypersexuality in a male with obsessive compulsive disorder as psychiatric co-morbidity]
    J Jairam
    Arts in opleiding tot psychister bij de afdeling Puls van het Bavo Europoort
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:113-7. 2008
    Patients with paraphilias often also have psychiatric co-morbidity...
  75. ncbi Modern-day eunuchs: motivations for and consequences of contemporary castration
    Richard J Wassersug
    Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, Dalhousie University, 5850 College Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1X5, Canada
    Perspect Biol Med 50:544-56. 2007
    ..between two groups of males: prostate cancer patients and voluntary modern-day eunuchs with castration paraphilias or other emasculating obsessions...
  76. ncbi Evaluation for civil commitment of sex offenders: a survey of experts
    Rebecca L Jackson
    Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, 935 E Meadow Drive, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Sex Abuse 19:425-48. 2007
    ..The majority of evaluators reported the assessment of paraphilias, substance abuse, other Axis I disorders, Axis II disorders, and psychopathy as essential to the evaluation...
  77. ncbi Dimensional measurement of sexual deviance
    R Karl Hanson
    Corrections Research, Public Safety Canada, 340 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, ON K1A 0P8, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 39:401-4. 2010
    ..The optimal number of dimensions for describing paraphilias is not known, but would likely include features related to problems in sexual self-regulation, the diversity of ..
  78. ncbi Unconventional sexual behaviors and their associations with physical, mental and sexual health parameters: a study in 18 large Brazilian cities
    Waldemar Mendes de Oliveira Júnior
    Institute of Psychiatry, Hospital das Clinicas, Universidade de Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Rev Bras Psiquiatr 32:264-74. 2010
    There have been many studies investigating paraphilias and sexual compulsion, but thus far little data about prevalence of unusual sexual practices that are subthreshold for these diagnoses...
  79. ncbi Juvenile sex offenders: a complex population
    Joel T Andrade
    University of Massachusetts Medical School Correctional Mental Health Program, Bridgewater State Hospital, Bridgewater, MA 02324, USA
    J Forensic Sci 51:163-7. 2006
    ..of the complexities inherent in the juvenile sex offender population by focusing on specific areas of complication, including: classification systems, comorbid paraphilias and other mental illnesses, and maladaptive personality traits.
  80. ncbi Digital imaging of the dissection and sexual abuse of a corpse - an exceptional case of necrophilia
    Martin Bauer
    Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Wuerzburg, Germany
    Leg Med (Tokyo) 9:143-6. 2007
    ..The psychiatric examination of the socially integrated and married patient revealed a severe personality disorder. Two other, previously unsolved cases could be attributed to him showing a clear progression of fantasies and acts...
  81. ncbi Assessing the generalization of relapse-prevention behaviors of sexual offenders diagnosed with an intellectual disability
    Jerry A Rea
    Parsons State Hospital and Training Center, KS, USA
    Behav Modif 38:25-44. 2014
    ..with the lowest levels of generalization displayed by offenders who were older and displayed a wider range of paraphilias. The degree of generalization also varied as a function of the contingencies for prevention-plan noncompliance, ..
  82. ncbi Commentary: Hebephilia--a would-be paraphilia caught in the twilight zone between prepubescence and adulthood
    Robert Prentky
    Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1000 River Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 39:506-10. 2011
    ..We suggest that in the third instance of exclusivity, the Criterion B requirement of impairment may become critical to legitimizing a diagnosis of hebephilia...
  83. ncbi Autoerotic asphyxiation: secret pleasure--lethal outcome?
    Daniel D Cowell
    Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, and Graduate Medical Education, Marshall University, Joan C Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, West Virginia 25701, USA
    Pediatrics 124:1319-24. 2009
    ..Provided with relevant information, pediatricians can identify the syndrome, demonstrate a willingness to discuss concerns about it, ameliorate distress, and possibly prevent a tragedy...
  84. ncbi Clinical and theoretical parallels between desire for limb amputation and gender identity disorder
    Anne A Lawrence
    Arch Sex Behav 35:263-78. 2006
    ..and nonhomosexual male-to-female (MtF) transsexualism include profound dissatisfaction with embodiment, related paraphilias from which the conditions plausibly derive (apotemnophilia and autogynephilia), sexual arousal from simulation ..
  85. ncbi Assessment and treatment of adolescent sexual offenders: implications of recent research on generalist versus specialist explanations
    Lesleigh Pullman
    Department of Psychology, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Child Abuse Negl 36:203-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present article is to review recent literature pertaining to the distinction between generalist and specialist adolescent sex offenders (ASOs)...
  86. ncbi Three nonlethal ligature strangulations filmed by an autoerotic practitioner: comparison of early agonal responses in strangulation by ligature, hanging, and manual strangulation
    Anny Sauvageau
    Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Forensic Med Pathol 33:339-40. 2012
    ..The loss of consciousness was closely followed by the onset of convulsions (7-11 seconds). These results are compared with the early agonal responses documented in filmed hangings and judo studies...
  87. ncbi Can sexual offenders be treated?
    John M W Bradford
    Psychiatry, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Int J Law Psychiatry 36:235-40. 2013
    ..This review covers the evidence-based studies that support the efficacy of sexual offender treatment...
  88. ncbi [Deviant sexual behaviors, paraphilias, perversions]
    P Blachère
    Service d Urologie, Hopital Foch, Universite de Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines, 40, rue Worth, 92150 Suresnes, France
    Prog Urol 23:793-803. 2013
    To know the new concept of paraphilias, their clinical presentation and their link with a personality disorder as perversion, the French legislation concerning them and the different therapeutic options.
  89. ncbi Propane-associated autoerotic asphyxiation: accident or suicide?
    Valter Stemberga
    Department of Forensic Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia
    Coll Antropol 31:625-7. 2007
    ..Unusual death of a 24-year-old man, involving propane inhalation and plastic bag suffocation, is described. The special characteristics of propane gas as an asphyxiant agent are discussed, as well as its effect on the human body...
  90. ncbi A case of severe anal injury in an adolescent male due to bestial sexual experimentation
    Roger O Blevins
    University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Tulsa, Department of Pediatrics, Tulsa, OK 74135, United States
    J Forensic Leg Med 16:403-6. 2009
    ..Zoophilia, along with a number of other paraphilias, frequently has its onset in the adolescent age group...
  91. ncbi The antisaccade task performance deficit and specific CNV abnormalities in patients with stereotyped paraphilia and schizophrenia
    Anna V Kirenskaya
    National Serbsky Centre for Social and Forensic Psychiatry, 119922, Moscow, Russian Federation
    J Forensic Sci 58:1219-26. 2013
    ..The SP results have been interpreted as support for frontal dysfunction in schizophrenia. The disconnection between prefrontal cortex, sensorimotor cortex, and related subcortical structures is hypothesized in paraphilia group...
  92. ncbi [Can sex become addictive?]
    Peter Briken
    Inst für Sexualforschung und Forensische Psychiatrie, Zentrum fur Psychosoziale Medizin, Universitatsklinikum Hamburg Eppendorf
    MMW Fortschr Med 150:32-4. 2008
  93. ncbi Hypoxyphilia
    Stephen J Hucker
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, 250 College Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada
    Arch Sex Behav 40:1323-6. 2011
    ..Advisor's report on Hypoxyphilia, as it is currently called in DSM-IV, submitted at the request of the DSM-5 Paraphilias Subworkgroup of the Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders Workgroup...
  94. ncbi Sexual and food preference in apotemnophilia and anorexia: interactions between 'beliefs' and 'needs' regulated by two-way connections between body image and limbic structures
    Vilayanur S Ramachandran
    Center for Brain and Cognition, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0109, USA
    Perception 38:775-7. 2009
    ..We postulate that sexual 'aesthetic preference' for certain body morphology is dictated in all individuals in part by the cortical representation of one's body image...
  95. pmc Prevalence of hypersexual behavior in Parkinson's disease patients: Not restricted to males and dopamine agonist use
    Christine A Cooper
    Department of Neurology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Int J Gen Med 2:57-61. 2009
    ..These behaviors included: compulsive masturbation, prostitution, and paraphilias. Patients with a younger age of PD onset were more likely to exhibit hypersexual behavior...
  96. ncbi Sexual arousal patterns: normal and deviant
    Gene G Abel
    Behavioral Medicine Institute of Atlanta, 1401 Peachtree Street, Suite 140, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA
    Psychiatr Clin North Am 31:643-55. 2008
    ....
  97. ncbi [Sexsomnia during treatment with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor]
    D G H Krol
    Militaire Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg, Regiocentrum Midden, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht
    Tijdschr Psychiatr 50:735-9. 2008
    ....
  98. ncbi Use of DSM paraphilia diagnoses in sexually violent predator commitment cases
    Michael B First
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 36:443-54. 2008
    ..Finally, we discuss the appropriate use of a paraphilia NOS diagnosis in SVP cases...
  99. ncbi Commentary: sildenafil in phallometric testing--an evidence-based assessment of sexual offenders
    John M W Bradford
    Department of Criminology, University of Ottawa, Institute of Mental Health Research, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Acad Psychiatry Law 38:512-5. 2010
    ..testing is an objective, physiological indicator of deviant sexual preferences that support the diagnosis of paraphilias and the assessment of sexual offenders. The current article by Kolla et al...
  100. ncbi Defining paraphilia in DSM-5: do not disregard grammar
    Andrew C Hinderliter
    Department of Linguistics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Sex Marital Ther 37:17-31. 2011
    ....
  101. ncbi Sexual and reproductive dysfunction associated with antiepileptic drug use in men with epilepsy
    Rocco Salvatore Calabrò
    IRCCS Centro Neurolesi Bonino Pulejo, S S 113, Via Palermo, C da Casazza, 98124 Messina, Italy
    Expert Rev Neurother 11:887-95. 2011
    ..The most common sexual dysfunction is hyposexuality, even if hypersexuality and different paraphilias have been reported in males with epilepsy...

Research Grants3

  1. LONGITUDINAL AND RELATED PSYCHOHORMONAL STUDIES
    John Money; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..2A.3 will be the first known prospective study of the childhood origins and development of paraphilias. 2A...
  2. Risk for Sexual Abuse: As Study of Adolescent Offenders
    Michael Miner; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..confidence in their own masculinity and (4) beliefs about sexuality, selfreported sexual behavior (including paraphilias), and sexual interests and fantasies (including ivarious paraphilias)...
  3. Measuring Oral Disease Burden for Planning Services
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The principal investigator is based in Houston, Texas (USA) and the collaborators are based in Cape Town (South Africa), Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), and London (UK). ..