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Where to go to cure exhibitionism?

Where to go to cure exhibitionism?

Psychotherapy: Insight-oriented psychotherapy to explore and resolve underlying issues. Elements of cognitive and behavioral therapy can be integrated as well... ...Read more

Exhibitionism (Definition)

Exhibitionism is defined as the act of exposing, in a public place, parts of the body that are normally not exposed. Most commonly the genitalia or buttocks of a male or female and/or female breasts. Usually classified as "flashing" or non-threatening exhibitionism and "indecent exposure" or aggressive exhibitionism. Society tolerates the former type, while the later ...Read more


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Exhibitionism normal on a first date?

Exhibitionism normal on a first date?

Abnormal: Unless this was a date from a website catering to fetish and similar behavior, then exhibitionism is abnormal. It would be your choice as to whether you want a second date but obviously your date has advertised his or her preferences for a continued relationship. ...Read more

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How do they treat exhibitionism in women?

How do they treat exhibitionism in women?

Medication & therapy: Therapy and medications are the main treatments for this serious problem. Unfortunately, many individuals with this paraphilia (sexual behavior involving unusual and socially unacceptable practices) don't seek help until they have been arrested. Exhibitionism is diagnosed after a person is distressed over, or has acted on, the sexual urge to expose genitals to an unsuspecting stranger. ...Read more

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Is exhibitionism is something which needs cured?

Is exhibitionism is something which needs cured?

Exibitionism: It is a psychiatric disorder and needs to be treated like any other disease.So let the patient see a therapist and/or psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: exhibitionism?

What is the definition or description of: exhibitionism?

XXX Exposure: Exhibitionism is defined as the act of exposing, in a public place, parts of the body that are normally not exposed. Most commonly the genitalia or buttocks of a male or female and/or female breasts. Usually classified as "flashing" or non-threatening exhibitionism and "indecent exposure" or aggressive exhibitionism. Society tolerates the former type, while the later type is considered illegal. ...Read more

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How to get over a roommate's exhibitionism?

How to get over a roommate's exhibitionism?

Set limits: You have a right to be free from things that you find offensive in your home. Talk to your roommate about your concerns, you might consider reading about negotiation approaches here http://moodsurfing.Com/negotiation/. To "debrief" from experiences that are upsetting you for a long time you might want to get some supportive counseling. ...Read more

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Is exhibitionism a mental disorder or just showing off for gf?

Is exhibitionism a mental disorder or just showing off for gf?

Exhibitionism : Exhibitionism in its diagnostic form involves the recurrent (at least six months) sexually arousing fantasies, urges or behaviors involving the exposure of one's genitals to a stranger. And for it to be considered a mental disorder, the person has had to have acted on these urges or fantasies which might cause marked distress or interpersonal difficulties. Otherwise, it might just be showing off. ...Read more

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Are exhibitionism desires or tendencies considered dysfunctional?

Are exhibitionism desires or tendencies considered dysfunctional?

Yes, if...: If it affects others' life and/or creates stress in the person self and others around. ...Read more

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Is there any treatment for exhibitionism?

Is there any treatment for exhibitionism?

Yes: Therapy and medications are the main treatments for this serious problem. Unfortunately, many individuals with this paraphilia (sexual behavior involving unusual and socially unacceptable practices) don't seek help until they have been arrested. Exhibitionism is diagnosed after a person is distressed over, or has acted on, the sexual urge to expose genitals to an unsuspecting stranger. ...Read more