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Doctor insights on: Aspergers Paraphilia

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What is paraphilia?

What is paraphilia?

A mental illness: It is a 6-month period of recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies or sexual urges involving a specific act, depending on the paraphilia. No specific hormone issues have ever been found that could explain this mental illness. ...Read more

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What's the name of the paraphilia for cannibalism?

What's the name of the paraphilia for cannibalism?

Cannibalism: Cannibalism is not included in the dsm IV as a paraphilia; it has occurred in many non-sexual situations, and is not always accompanied by sexual desire, fantasies, or pleasure (required for a paraphilia). Some ancient societies ate body parts of vanquished warriors. There have been murderers who ate parts of their victims, and some would call these sadists. Sadism is a known paraphilia. ...Read more

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How do I find out what is the name of the paraphilia for cannibalism?

Anthropophagy: The name of the paraphilia (deriving sexual pleasure from non-sexual behavior) associated with cannibalism is anthropophagy. If this is a fantasy or behavior of you or someone you know, then recommend seeking professional help. Ref: http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/list_of_paraphilias. ...Read more

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Can paraphilia masochism develop and / or be treated during childhood?

Can paraphilia masochism develop and / or be treated during childhood?

Paraphilias: Normally, paraphilias are not diagnosed in childhood. Some of the fantasies & behaviors associated with them can begin in childhood or early adolescence -- but they become better defined and elaborated during adolescence and early adulthood. If a young child acts out sexually, it's a strong sign of being exposed to this by an adult or older child/adolescent -- meaning, possible sexual abuse. ...Read more

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Why would a paraphilia be a behavior disorder?

Paraphilla: We look for the following to determine if something is abnormal.
Distress - the person (or people around the person) must be experiencing some type distress.
Dysfunction - the behavior has to be causing some dysfunction in everyday life (not working, poor relationships).
Deviance - generally, behavior must be considered not normal for population

most paraphilias meet this set of parameters. ...Read more

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The name of the paraphilia when one is aroused by danger?

Autassassinophilia: Autassassinophilia, the word, is derived from “auto” (to oneself) and “assassin." first described in john money's 1986 book 'lovemaps, ' autassassinophilia a paraphilia in which an individual derives sexual pleasure and arousal by the thought and/or risk of being killed. It sometimes overlaps with other paraphilias such as autoerotic asphyxiation, where there is also a risk of dying. ...Read more

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Why would a paraphilia be considered a behavior disorder?

Paraphilla: We look for the following to determine if something is abnormal.
Distress - the person (or people around the person) must be experiencing some type distress.
Dysfunction - the behavior has to be causing some dysfunction in everyday life (not working, poor relationships).
Deviance - generally, behavior must be considered not normal for population

most paraphilias meet this set of parameters. ...Read more

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Whatss the name of the paraphilia that consists on smelling our lees?

Whatss the name of the paraphilia that consists on smelling our lees?

Coprophilia: Coprophilia is a paraphilia where a person derives erotic pleasure from seeing or smelling feces, and various associated activities. ...Read more

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Is sadism exclusively a sexual paraphilia?

Tough question...: Sexual sadism as a paraphilia would involve at least 6 months (or severe consequences/distress) of intense sexually arousing fantasies, urges or behaviors centered on humiliating or causing pain to others. 'sadism' refers more generally to someone who enjoys humiliating, dominating, or harming others, such as a sadistic personality type, with or without strongly sexual overtones. ...Read more

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Is enjoying paraphilia porn a mental disorder?

Enjoying porn: Enjoyment of pornography can be an normal means of sexual arousal, and even couples may enjoy viewing pornography together. With the ever-present availability, accessibility and affordability of free porn on the internet, there becomes a risk that a person might become fixated on porn as the primary means of achieving sexual gratification. If so, help from a professional might be considered. ...Read more

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How to cure paraphilia without any treatment of medicine?

Psychotherapy: No great cures. Psychotherapy seems to help. People have tried 12 step programs similar to those used in treating alcoholism. It takes a lot of time to see an improvement. ...Read more

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Is paraphilia a hormone disorder?

Is paraphilia a hormone disorder?

No: It is a 6-month period of recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies or sexual urges involving a specific act, depending on the paraphilia. No specific hormone issues have ever been found that could explain this mental illness. ...Read more

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Can you tell me ptsd and it's relationship to paraphilias?

Can you tell me ptsd and it's relationship to paraphilias?

If the PTSD is: From recent events (was experience, auto accident, personal injury or trauma), there will not be as strong a correlation with attractions to specific objects/situations that are sexually tinged. These tend to evolve from longer-standing exposure that probably date from earlier in life (like family-of-origin). If you make this connection, see a psychologist for some history and diagnoses. ...Read more

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Why do psychologists call a kink/fetish/paraphilia a "disorder" instead of just a variation in sexual interest?

Not so much anymore: The newest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 has removed kinks and fetishes from from the "disorders" list. Kink is becoming a little more mainstream in the medical community, but has a long way to go. You can find a "Kink Aware Professional" at https://ncsfreedom. Org/key-programs/kink-aware-professionals/kap-program-page. Html Remember: Safe, Sane & Consensual! ...Read more

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If fetishes, pedophilia, necrophilia, zoophilia and other weird sexual attractions and behaviors are classified as paraphilias, how come gay isn't?

If fetishes, pedophilia, necrophilia, zoophilia and other weird sexual attractions and behaviors are classified as paraphilias, how come gay isn't?

Once upon a time: It was in the past considered a disorder but they correctly recognized that error and now know that it's w/in the normal healthy range of humans. Any unlawful, non-consensual or violent acts apart, those may also be dropped. If the person is comfortable and harms no one - it's not a problem. If it's any of those - it is! Gay is not necessarily weird - sometimes it's even dull! ...Read more

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What is aspergers syndrome?

What is aspergers syndrome?

Aspergers is a mild: Form of autism. Autism is a disorder that interferes with a person's ability to communicate or relate to others whichs starts early in childhood. When people speak about the autistic spectrum they are speaking about a range of degrees from mild to severe autism. ...Read more

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What to do if you had aspergers?

What to do if you had aspergers?

Great question: Remember the many plusses. Choose your intellectual focus in something that helps others & will get you a good job. Science & tech -- find what you like best. Get a strength or endurance sport rather than one with teammate interactions. Keep life simple. Say only nice things. Relationships are more important than being right. Tell folks, "i'm just me" rather than "i have a disease." u'll be liked. ...Read more

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I think my nephew has aspergers?

I think my nephew has aspergers?

Maybe he does: There's no magic cure for Asperger's. I'm going to assume that Junior isn't just withdrawn and awkward because Dad's an ineffective model / teacher. Asperger's offers many advantages especially in the computer age. The key is getting guidance learning how to talk to people, read people, choosing a strength or endurance rather than coordination or ballgame sport, and achieving to be respected. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of aspergers?

What are the symptoms of aspergers?

Asperger Syndrome: Is now Autistic Spectrum Disorder in the DSM-V. The same deficits in facial recognition, joint attention & Theory Of Mind impair social reciprocity/communication & cause narrow, repetitive areas of interest in anyone on the spectrum. IQ > 70, in the normal range, poor conversational skills, atypical speech inflections, awkward social interactions &, in many, non-verbal learning disabilities. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for aspergers?

What are the symptoms for aspergers?

Social impairment: An impairment in social interaction with problems using non-verbal behaviors such as eye gaze. Can't develop peer relationships. A lack of social or emotional reciprocity. Repetitive patterns of behavior, interests, and activities. Keep in mind that many people have some symptoms of asperger's, yet do not have the disorder. Diagnosis should only be made by a trained professional. ...Read more

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What's life like for you having aspergers?

What's life like for you having aspergers?

Folks with Autistic: Spectrum Disorder 1 struggle with reciprocal social interactions in their daily functioning. Lack of Theory of Mind = inability to understand that other people may not think what you think, feel the way you feel about things or want to do what you want to do, Lack of facial recognition= inability to "read" others' expressions. Poor pragmatics = diminished turn-taking in conversational skills ...Read more

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How to interpret my boyfriends condition aspergers?

How to interpret my boyfriends condition aspergers?

Don't interpret: Your task is to love each other, not understand each other. Especially, folks with Asperger's have trouble reading your moods and body language, and he is incomprehensible. Don't try to change each other; enjoy each other, talk about any issues up front to defuse misunderstandings; he's not like that just to be nasty, and he's had it extra-rough because of how he naturally is. Best wishes 2u both. ...Read more

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Is it possible that I have aspergers or sociopathology?

You have not: Given enough information for me to know why you think you have either of these disorders. ...Read more

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What is it like to have aspergers? What are the symptoms?

What is it like to have aspergers? What are the symptoms?

Like Bill Gates: It feels like being a stranger in a strange land. It is very hard to read other people, social interactions are completely confusing. You feel like things have to go a certain way or something bad will happen. You have a driving interest in something, a field or topic, and can lose yourself in it to the exclusion of other things. You are much smarter than everyone else but can't fit in. Http://www. Ninds. Nih. Gov/disorders/asperger/detail_asperger. Htmhttp://albany. Twcnews. Com/content/lifestyles/779026/children-with-asperger-s--born-to-stand-out-/ ...Read more

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Can the human body have aspergers?

Aspergers: Aspergers disorder is a brain function, it is not a disorder of the whole body. ...Read more

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Is Aspergers a personality disorder?

Is Aspergers a personality disorder?

No: What was formerly called Asperger's is now included in the mild end of the spectrum of autism. It is not a personality disorder, rather a different way of being that is in the spectrum primarily because the social difficulties (social tone deafness) experienced is out of proportion to otherwise normal to very high intelligence. ...Read more

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Is there a way to overcome aspergers?

Is there a way to overcome aspergers?

Helpful stuff: Asperger's is a combination of pluses and challenges. You can get educated, including some actual guidance, with social skills. Especially, Aspies do best if they say only nice things. Choose a sport that's about strength / endurance rather than team / coordination. A focus on science / tech wins; comics / train schedules / superstitions loses. If single's right for you, great. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How do I learn to cope with aspergers?

Do you have it?: U r wired differently and this has pluses. Relationships are more important than being right. Say only nice things. Talk about the other person's interests. Find a sport based on strength or stamina rather than teamwork or coordination. Immerse yourself in something useful to others (science). Apologize & say u r struggling to learn. Work hard to be kind to others, expecting nothing in return. ...Read more

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