atypical sexual behavior

atypical sexual behavior

Any sexual behaviour not falling within societal “norms”. The American Psychiatric Association prefers the term paraphilia, which is commonly translated into “sexual deviancy”.
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The polysomnograph tracing revealed that the patient fluctuated between Stage Wake and Stage I during this atypical sexual behavior.
After successful treatment of the sleep related respiratory disturbance there were no further episodes of atypical sexual behavior.
Indiana) and Incrocci (radiation oncologist, sexologist, Erasmus Medical Center-Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands) edited the 20 chapters of this timely resource, which provides description and discussion of sexual dysfunction, gender identity disorders, and paraphilias and atypical sexual behaviors from psychological, cultural, legal, and medical standpoints.
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