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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The final diagnostic category, "Other paraphilic disorder involving solitary behavior or consenting individuals," will serve that person's needs, Dr.
The proposed guidelines for paraphilic disorders are now conceptually closer to DSM-5 in that they require a sustained, focused, and intense pattern of sexual arousal as manifested by persistent sexual thoughts, fantasies, urges, or behaviors," he said.
Unspecified Paraphilic Disorder, they are similarly used as diagnoses
for persons that do not meet a specific Paraphilic disorder.
In In re Fields, the Supreme Court of Illinois addressed whether the defendant could be diagnoses with paraphilic disorder despite not reaching the age criteria for such a diagnosis under the DSM; the court found it could overlook such age requirements.
As an example of where findings may be subjective, psychologists often use "paraphilia" as a way to determine sexual paraphilic disorders.
It appears that the DSM-V will further formalize this idea and separate paraphilias from paraphilic disorders.
Fourteen female patients referred with a suspected paraphilic disorder were identified.
Most published studies report on CPA use in the treatment of both paraphilic disorders and sexual offenders.
Medications that suppress the production of male hormones (antiandrogens) can also be used to treat a variety of paraphilic disorders.
Therefore, treatments of paraphilic disorders which appear to have failed should not be discarded before failure due to other factors, such as criminality, have been excluded.
Reduced serotonin activity has been linked to impulsivity, SSRIs have been effective in treating impulsive disorders, and impulsiveness is an important feature of some paraphilic disorders.