The measurement of changes in penile diameter in response to presentations of sexual stimuli; phallometry is a reliable indicator of sexually deviant (paraphilic) arousal patterns in patients with paedophilia, biastophilia, and peodeiktophilia
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The Standardisation of Phallometry. Assessment and Treatment of Sex Offenders: A Handbook, 129.
FOR REFUGE, ASYLUM & MIGRATION, TESTING SEXUAL ORIENTATION: A SCIENTIFIC AND LEGAL ANALYSIS OF PLETHYSMOGRAPHY IN ASYLUM & REFUGEE STATUS PROCEEDINGS (2011), available at stories/PDFs/oram%20phallometry%20paper%202010_l2_15%20-for%20download.pdf (criticizing the Czech Republic's use of phallometry to verify an asylum applicant's claim of persecution based on sexual orientation); U.N.
They emphasized the development of accurate, objective measures of change; most notably, phallometry (Laws & Marshall, 2003; Marshall & Laws, 2003).
* Exhibited deviant sexual interests measured by phallometry;
(117.) "Phallometry is a diagnostic method to assess sexual arousal by measuring blood flow (tumescence) to the penis during the presentation of potentially erotic stimuli in the laboratory." CTR.
A comparison of volume and circumference phallometry: Response magnitude and method agreement.
For example, penile plethysmography or phallometry is an experimental procedure used to measure sexual arousal patterns.