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Paraphilias are sometimes referred to as sexual deviations or perversions. Paraphilias include fantasies, behaviors, or sexual urges focusing on unusual objects, activities, or situations.

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Paraphilias - General 
  Paraphilias - Paraphilia is a rare disorder, and the best criteria for diagnosis come from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)1 or the International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10)2 . The disorder is characterized by a 6-month period of recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies or sexual urges involving a specific act, depending on the paraphilia. An Article by: Guy E Brannon, MD. Not Rated

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  Paraphilias - What are paraphilias? Paraphilias are sometimes referred to as sexual deviations or perversions. Paraphilias include fantasies, and behaviors.  3/5
  Paraphilias - Pharmacotherapy of paraphilias in the next millennium by Rosler A, Witztum E Department of Endocrinology, Hadassah University Hospital.  An Article. 3/5
  Paraphilias as Sexually Deviant Behavior - Should Society Regard Paraphilias as Sexually Deviant Behavior?
  Paraphilia - Symptom, Cause and Treatment - Paraphilia (in Greek 'para' = over and 'philia' = friendship) is a rare mental health disorder term recently used to indicate sexual arousal in response to sexual objects or situations that are not part of societally normative arousal/activity patterns, or which may interfere with the capacity for reciprocal affectionate sexual activity. 3/5
Therapy for Sexual Impulsivity: The Paraphilias and Paraphilia-Related Disorders - Paraphilias as defined by DSM-IV, are sexual impulse disorders characterized by intensely arousing, recurrent sexual fantasies, urges and behaviors (of at least six months' duration) that are considered deviant with respect to cultural norms and that produce clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other important areas of psychosocial functioning. An Article by Martin P. Kafka, M.D. Not Rated - This requires registration
Treatment of Sexual Paraphilias - Sexual variations sometimes get people into trouble. The chance of conflicts with society is greater for people with an exceptional sexual preference. 3/5
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Paraphilia Medical Guide
Sexually Deviant Behavior

Deviant Desires: Incredibly Strange Sex (Paperback)

Paraphilia Medical Guide

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