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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Pedophilia

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What is pedophilia?

What is pedophilia?

Pedophilia is: Sexual attraction to and activity with a prepubescent child (usually 13 years old or younger) by someone who is at last 16 years old and at least 5 years older than the child. ...Read more

Pedophilia (Definition)

An unnatural sexual attraction to minors. It is a Paraphilia, which is a classification of mental disorders in the DSM V. This class also includes Voyeurism, Exhibitionism, Frotteurism, Sexual Masochism or ...Read more


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What causes pedophilia?

Pedophilia: I guess if we knew, we might think of targeting the cause of it and hopefully the outcome of working with phedophils would be more rewarding. But....No one knows why some become pedophils, others - killers, yet others - thieves. ...Read more

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And what is reverse pedophilia?

And what is reverse pedophilia?

Trouble: "reverse pedophilia" is a term applied when a young person is supposedly sexually attracted to someone much older than s/he is. If the younger person is a child or adolescent under 18, it's still illegal and the older person will be held responsible. Generally kids behaving in this way -- if they truly do -- have been sexually abused by another adult previously. ...Read more

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Is pedophilia a sickness or crime?

Is pedophilia a sickness or crime?

Both: Pediophilia is listed as a mental disorder in the diagnostic ANS statistical manual 34th ed (dsm IV tr). It is also illegal activity and considered a felony with prison time if convicted, at least in this state. ...Read more

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Is pedophilia under one's control?

Illegal/unethical: Pedophilia is unethical and illegal. It is likely that many pedophiles have a natural desire/interest in children, but this is absolutely something that must be controlled by the pedophile. If behavioral techniques are not adequate for doing that, even medications have been given to help suppress the sex drive. Pedophilia cannot be excused by medical or mental health; the person is responsible. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I can stop my pedophilia?

Difficult, but brave: Question. If you truly wish to stop your pedophilia I would recommend that you first read the conceptual work by some researcher-clinicians at johns-hopkins. You are asking to give up a strong drive, and the treatment will entail accountability and possible hormone treatment. Here is the link to the pdf file.
www. Bishop-accountability. Org/reports/1994-11.../rt94-03-berlin. Pdf‎. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Pedophilia?

This refers to: An unnatural sexual attraction to minors. It is a Paraphilia, which is a classification of mental disorders in the DSM V. This class also includes Voyeurism, Exhibitionism, Frotteurism, Sexual Masochism or Sadism, Fetishism and Transvestism. ...Read more

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Can pedophilia be an involuntary mental condition?

It is more like: An addiction. It is very hard to treat and needs expert interventions. The perpetrator need to accept responsibility for the behavior, not try to blame a mental condition. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if pedophilia is a mental illness?

Can you tell me if pedophilia is a mental illness?

Yes: Pedophilia is defined by mental health professionals as a mental disorder, but the American legal system defines acting on a pedophilic urge as a criminal act.

Read more: http://www. Minddisorders. Com/Ob-Ps/Pedophilia. Html#b#ixzz35ILWZSoE ...Read more

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Why would pedophilia be considered a disorder but not gerontophilia?

Why would pedophilia be considered a disorder but not gerontophilia?

Matter of consent: If someone were only/predominantly sexually attracted to elderly who are too demented to give consent, he or she would also be considered emotionally disturbed, even though there may not be a term for it in any commonly accepted psychiatric nomenclature. ...Read more

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What kind of perp is into gerantophilia compared to those of pedophilia?

A sociopath: It doesn't matter so much the difference between perpetrators' preferences. They all gain something from sadistically harming others. I don't specialize in treating perpetrators. I typically work with the survivors. Perpetrators usually are without remorse and typically are not treatable. Confinement is the treatment of choice. ...Read more

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Is pedophilia a mental illness/disorder or something other disease state?

Disorder: It is a mental disorder with tragic consequences. It is also a serious criminal offense. ...Read more

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Why is pedophilia considered a mental disorder but gerontophilia is not?

Why is pedophilia considered a mental disorder but gerontophilia is not?

Gerontophilia: While gerontophilia isn't formally classified as a specific mental disorder in dsm-iv, it is clearly a paraphilia and potential criminal behavior. There might be various underlying causes that need to be looked at when diagnosing this problem, but why it hasn't been included as a formal mental disorder may be more a result of its low prevalence rather than the actual reality of it as a disorder. ...Read more

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What happens if I see myself a psychologist can they take away my pedophilia?

What happens if I see myself a psychologist can they take away my pedophilia?

If you have a: Sexual attraction to pre-pubescent children and act on it, it is called pedophilia. Is this what you mean or do you mean that you were sexually abused? In either case, please go to a clinical psychologist who specializes in abuse. If you are a pedophile, you can be helped to manage/contain it, but presently we see no way to completely eliminate the attraction. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Where can I find a pedophilia therapy specialist in western pa?

Where can I find a pedophilia therapy specialist in western pa?

Try the APA: Since this is an uncommon specialty focus it might be challenging to find a good therapist with experience in treating individuals with a diagnosis of pedophilia. Try the american psychological association or other professional associations. Good luck!
http://locator. Apa. Org. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is pedophilia perversion a common side effect of autism?

Hoping you can tell me, is pedophilia perversion a common side effect of autism?

No: There is no evidence that this is the case. People with autism, often have unusual preoccupations, but there is no reason to believe pediphilia would be one of them. Though admittedly we have limited data here. ...Read more

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Hi docs, is it true that psychologists and/or psychiatrists are able to treat pedophilia?

Yes: Both are trained to treat a wide variety of mental illnesses and/or personality disorders, or in this case pedophilia. Treatment for pedophilia is very specialized and usually goes better with a combination of individual and group psychotherapy, coupled with monitoring by an outside source (P.O., Social Services, Courts) if the pedophile has offended. PX for cure is guarded, statistically. ...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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Medicine for memory?

Medicine for memory?

Meds for memory: There really is no medication specifically for memory. There are medications that can help improve concentration. Some holistic stores sell natural supplements that promote themselves as good for memory. ...Read more

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What is category x drug?

What is category x drug?

Do not use if pregna: Category x drugs are contraindicated for use in pregnancy due to studies demonstrating evidence of serious fetal abnormalities in animals, humans, or both such that fetal risks clearly outweigh maternal benefit. Check out http://www. Empr. Com/drugs-contraindicated-in-pregnancy/article/125914/ for more info, including partial list. ...Read more

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What is topical medicine?

Outside: It's a medication or substance that goes on that outside such as creams, ointments or drops. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine?

What is the best medicine?

Laughter, of course: Sorry for the glib answer. Since there are thousands of medicines for thousands of conditions, could you be more specific in your question. Overall, I think antibiotics are one of the most amazing inventions in the history of mankind. ...Read more

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What is medicine for acidity?

What is medicine for acidity?

Mylanta: Try otc mylanta or tums (calcium carbonate). Beside medications eat on time. Avoid spicy food. Medications like asprin and Ibuprofen should be avoided. If symptoms persists see your doctor. ...Read more

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What drugs are safe and unsafe?

What drugs are safe and unsafe?

Many of them: This is not an easy answer since there are many drugs categorized as unsafe. The american porphyria foundation has good resources on drug safety: http://www. Porphyriafoundation. Com/testing-and-treatment/drug-safety-in-acute-porphyria. Just because a drug may be listed as unsafe doesn't mean it's unsafe for everyone. However, it's important to use caution with any drug that is potentially unsafe. ...Read more

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What is best medicine for dadar?

What is best medicine for dadar?

Dadar??: Could you possibly mean dandruff? I'm sorry I don't know what dadar is. .. please resubmit for clarification, at least to me:) ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for pe?

What is the best medicine for pe?

Blood thinner: For PE (pulmonary embolism), there are many options including aspirin, Coumadin, (warfarin) Xarelto, Pradaxa, Lovenox, Arixtra, unfractionated heparin. Which is better depends on your specific case and cannot be stated at this point. ...Read more

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Do all medicines come from plants?

No: But many medicines do come from plants. ...Read more

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Is there any organic medicine yet?

Yes: But you have to be really careful. Because there is not enough study. Medicine is a science based on the evidence. ...Read more

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Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Is oxyplatin a good drug for mcrc?

Yes: It is one of the chemo agents used in conjunction with Xeloda (capecitabine) (oral 5FU) or in the chemo combination with Folinic acid, 5 FU and the oxaliplatin as FOLFOX. The platinum targets DNA but in tumors the localization site is on tumor membrane where DNA localizes possibly in the form of mutated mitochondrial DNA ...Read more

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What kind of medicine shouls I use?

For what?: What symptoms are you having? We can't offer any guidance without more details. So ask again, with specifics. ...Read more

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Polarax tablet is medicine for what?

Polarax tablet is medicine for what?

Polarax: This medication is an antihistamine which is used for itching and hives ...Read more

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What is medicine urclar 500 mg for?

What is medicine urclar 500 mg for?

Infection treatment: Urclar is a trade name for clarithromycin. It belongs to the class of macrolides and is used in the treatment of systemic infections. ...Read more

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What is good medicine for high tbil?

High tbil: Find out the cause and treat that. Some just have an inherited problem that increases it a bit and not a problem. Discuss with your team. ...Read more

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What is the best medicine for eyebag?

What is the best medicine for eyebag?

Bags under eyes: Sufficient sleep of 7-9 hours a night, reduced salt intake, sleeping on one's back, and applying cooled tea bags in the freezer to the area can help. ...Read more

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How to control thoughts any medicine?

How to control thoughts any medicine?

Psychiatry: I suggest talking to a psychiatrist. Depending on what kind of thoughts you are having, medication may help. ...Read more

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In medicine, what is silver used for?

In medicine, what is silver used for?

There are many: Types of silver products that are now used pharmaceutically for anti-microbial purposes. Traditionally, colloidal silver has been used as a natural treatment and daily supplement also in treating and preventing bacteria. ...Read more