Paraphilias / Paraphilic Disorder

 

An intense and persistent sexual interest that results in

  • personal distress about their interest, not merely distress resulting from society’s disapproval; or
  • have a sexual desire or behavior that involves another person’s psychological distress, injury, or death, or a desire for sexual behaviors involving unwilling persons or persons unable to give legal consent.

Types of Paraphilic disorders:

  1. Voyeuristic Disorder: Recurrent and intense sexual arousal from observing an unsuspecting person who is naked, in the process of disrobing, or engaging in sexual activity, as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviours.
  2. Exhibitionistic Disorder: Recurrent and intense sexual arousal from exposure of one’s genitals to an unsuspecting person, as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviours.
  3. Frotteuristic Disorder: Recurrent and intense sexual arousal from touching and rubbing against a nonconsenting person, as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviours.
  4. Sexual Masochism Disorder: Recurrent and intense sexual arousal from act of being humiliated, beaten, bound or otherwise made to suffer, as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviours.
  5. Sexual Sadism Disorder: Recurrent and intense sexual arousal from the physical or psychological suffering, as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviours.
  6. Pedophilic Disorder: Recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviours involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child or children (generally aged 13 years or younger)
  7. Fetishistic Disorder: Recurrent and intense sexual arousal from the physical or psychological suffering,either the use of nonliving objects or a highly specific focus on nongenital body part(s), as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviours.
  8. Transvestic Disorder: Recurrent and intense sexual arousal from cross dressing, as manifested by fantasies, urges or behaviours.
  9. Telephone Scatalogia: Sexual arousal from obscene phone calls
  10. Necrophilia: Sexual arousal from corpses.
  11. Zoophilia: Sexual arousal from animals.
  12. Coprophilia: Sexual arousal from faeces
  13. Klismaphilia: Sexual arousal from enemas
  14. Urophilia: Sexual arousal from Urine.

References

DSM-5
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). DSM 5. American Psychiatric Association.