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Inappropriate Sexual Behavior
Inappropriate Sexual Behavior (Definition)
Inappropriate sexual behavior is a clinical finding in which a person is noted to display sexual behavior or make sexual comments in circumstances that people typically would avoid such actions.
Start with help: Start with your primary care doctor and explain the situation. He or she can guide you to help. If you don't have a doctor or insurance, start a search for mental health facilities in your area or free/low cost clinics. Most areas will have a place you can go. Admitting the thoughts/feelings you are having is the first step - go for it. You'll be happy you did. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inappropriate sexual behavior, as though I cannot control myself; could someone have spiked my drink?
Once or Often?: If you are talking about a one time event, then depending on the setting and circumstances, it is certainly possible for you to have been drugged. If you are talking about something that occurs often, then you may be struggling with internal issues. If you are concerned about this it would be worthwhile to seek out a therapist to discuss and evaluate the situation. ...Read more
Judgment: Mental retardation or intellectual disability means that the person's mind is working at an age younger than actual age. Imagine a 6-8 yo in an adult body: you well may have the physical urges that go with the body, but the judgment about how to act on those urges is impaired. ...Read more
Tourette's Syndrome: Tourette syndrome is a disorder with tics -- sudden involuntary behaviors like uttering syllables, words, or making motions. The tics are not usually complex sexual behaviors, but there may be certain gestures or explosive words with sexual connotations. The cause isn't known, but there can be abnormalities in certain brain areas associated with movement. http://tinyurl.com/lzr7aje. ...Read more
How frequently does an average american women engage in some kind of sexual behavior? Once a day?
Varies: It varies according to age and relationship status. Studies suggest an "average" frequency for married women is about once or twice a week. Some women prefer daily sexual activity and others may have sex only rarely, like every 6 mo. Older couples may become abstinent for a variety of reasons. There is no right or wrong in terms of sexual frequency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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