scopophilia

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scopophilia

 [sko″po-fil´e-ah]
usually, voyeurism, but the disorder is sometimes divided into active and passive forms, active scopophilia being voyeurism and passive scopophilia being exhibitionism.

voy·eur·ism

(voy'yur-izm),
The practice of obtaining sexual pleasure by looking, especially at the naked body or genitals of another or at erotic acts between others.
Synonym(s): scopophilia
[Fr. voir, to see]

scopophilia

/sco·po·phil·ia/ (sko″po-fil´e-ah) usually, voyeurism, but it is sometimes divided into active and passive forms, active s. being voyeurism and passive s. being exhibitionism.

scopophilia

[skō′pəfil′ē·ə, skop′-]
Etymology: Gk, skopein, to look, philein, to love
1 sexual pleasure derived from looking at sexually stimulating scenes or at another person's genitals; voyeurism.
2 a morbid desire to be seen; exhibitionism. Also called scoptophilia. scopophiliac, scopophilic, scoptophiliac, scoptophilic, adj., n.
A paraphilia in which sexuoerotism hinges on watching others engaging in sexual intercourse

voy·eur·ism

(vwah'yur-izm)
The practice of obtaining sexual pleasure by looking at the naked body or genitals of another or at erotic acts between others.
Synonym(s): scopophilia.
[Fr. voir, to see]
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