Hebephilia | definition of hebephilia by Medical dictionary
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Sexuoeroticism that hinges on imagery of or activity with adolescents; sexual preference for a pubescent—which is illegal in most jurisdictions
hebephilia Ephebophilia Sexology Sexuoeroticism that hinges on imagery of or activity with an adolescents. Cf Gerontophilia, Nepiophilia, Paraphilic adolescentilism, Pedophilia.
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First also objected to the idea that hebephilia
needed to be added to the definition because many men do not differentiate between prepubescent and pubescent children, and offend against both.
While pedophilia, hebephilia
, and deviant sexual material proliferated on the Internet, access of these images became easier.