paraphilic disorder


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paraphilic disorder

n.
A paraphilia that causes distress or impaired functioning in the individual or actual or potential harm to others.
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It is not an individual's fault that he or she has a paraphilic disorder. It is, however, his or her responsibility to do something about it.
A plain reading of the AWCPSA makes clear that there is no requirement that a person be diagnosed with a paraphilic disorder to be declared a sexually dangerous person.
The final diagnostic category, "Other paraphilic disorder involving solitary behavior or consenting individuals," will serve that person's needs, Dr.
(122) The state psychiatrists took the diagnoses of paraphilia for post-pubescent children and the issues of non-consent as a conjunctive issue, rising to paraphilic disorder and mental disorder.
It appears that the DSM-V will further formalize this idea and separate paraphilias from paraphilic disorders.
The World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry has published guidelines for pharmacological intervention for people with paraphilic disorder. (5) Nonetheless, robust controlled studies are still lacking given the methodological and ethical limitations.
Although many men and women from the general population report engaging in paraphilic behaviours, paraphilias and paraphilic disorders are relatively rare.
In every case in which a paraphilic disorder was diagnosed, the individual was found to meet Criterion A of the DSM-IV: "recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors generally involving 1) nonhuman objects 2) the suffering or humiliation of oneself or one's partner, or children or other nonconsenting persons that occur over a period of at least 6 months" (DSM-IV, pp.
Dissocial personality disorder and paraphilic disorders, such as exhibitionistic disorder and fetishism, were more prevalent in males, whereas borderline personality disorder was more prevalent in females.
No comorbidity with any of the following diagnostic categories was found: dissociative disorders, feeding and eating disorders, elimination disorders, sexual dysfunctions, gender dysphoria, disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorders, neurocognitive disorders and paraphilic disorders.
Innovations, Reviews and Proposals on the DSM-5: the Case of Sexual Dysfunctions, Gender Dysphoria and Paraphilic Disorders