2006) found that among 175 individuals who generally identified as practicing BDSM
and had received psychological care from one or more therapists in the past, 118 instances of biased care in psychotherapy were reported.
has long been a stigmatised practice, the authors say the finding support the idea that there are numerous factors driving these preferences that do not relate to mental disorder.
The acronym BDSM
encompasses three subtypes of sexual variation.
That blanket of silence is what makes public discussion of subjects such as sex and BDSM
difficult, but Batchelder senses that, despite it all, there's a great desire out there to have that discussion, pointing to the growing popularity of blogs and podcasts by sex educators.
Savage and Tersche will discuss BDSM
play-party etiquette in this call-in segment, which is Episode 433 (Magnum version) on Savage's hugely popular podcast.
Electing to bat BDSM
were bowled out for 142 off 33.
The trilogy written by EL James follows wealthy businessman Christian Grey as he meets Anastasia, a virginal college student, and woos her into his BDSM
world and "red room of pain.
Techniques of Pleasure: BDSM
and the Circuits of Sexuality.
From the time of Richard von Krafft-Ebing's (1886/1978) text Psychopathia Sexualis, BDSM
has commonly been assumed to be motivated by an underlying psychopathology.