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Am I turning into a pedophile? What should I do?

Am I turning into a pedophile? What should I do?

You need help: I thiks you need help seriously
consult a psychiatrist asap beore you end up doing omethng you ill regret rest of your life. ...Read more

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Reverse pedophile is not always from sexual abuse as a child. This is a personal fact. What is it called if it is just a natural attraction.?

Reverse pedophile is not always from sexual abuse as a child. This is a personal fact. What is it called if it is just a natural attraction.?

It depends: It depends on how young the person is -- if not yet adult, sexual relations with an adult (especially much older) would be seen legally as statutory rape. If the person is of legal adult age and attracted to older partners, that could be natural variation. However, age spread greater than 10 years may lead to lifestyle challenges as the older person ages sooner than the younger one does. ...Read more

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11 yr old thought he was gay so to test himself he performed oral sex on his newly born brother once, does this make him a pedophile (he has guilt)?

11 yr old thought he was gay so to test himself he performed oral sex on his newly born brother once, does this make him a pedophile (he has guilt)?

Hardly: I don't quite understand his rationale, but pedophilia is a lot more than a single act of a confused boy. I do think he should get some psychological help if he thinks he's gay at 11, his gender identity obviously in his mind is in question. I wish you good luck ...Read more

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I suffer anxiety&irrational fear such as being a pedophile/gay. I kno im not. Its irrational. I'm scared 2 see psych 4 fear they take my child. Should I b?

I suffer anxiety&irrational fear such as being a pedophile/gay. I kno im not. Its irrational. I'm scared 2 see psych 4 fear they take my child. Should I b?

This can sometimes: Occur with obsessive compulsive disorder. I would be very clear in how you describe your symptoms. If you are not attracted to children sexually - that is not pedophilia. So the issue would be fear of being a pedophile or being homosexual. ...Read more

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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

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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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I've had worries about me being gay a peadophile, about not loving my girlfriend about being a sociopath and a now one about being a narcissitic?

I've had worries about me being gay a peadophile, about not loving my girlfriend about being a sociopath and a now one about being a narcissitic?

Dread or Desire?: How do you feel when you have thoughts about being gay or being sexual with children? If these thoughts leave you feeling dread, confusion, guilt and/or despair then what you are experiencing might be "sexual compulsions" - a form of obsessive compulsive disorder. Same goes for thoughts about being sociopathic or narcissistic - how do you feel? Learn about OCD: https://iocdf. Org/about-OCD/ ...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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What to do if I am a 58 yr old male with a lipid prophile of total cholesterol of 220, HDL 57, LDL 160.?

What to do if I am a 58 yr old male with a lipid prophile of total cholesterol of 220, HDL 57, LDL 160.?

See your doctor: Your total cholesterol and LDL are higher than desired and may need treatment. The treatment can start with life style changes and if that does not work, may be drugs. But all this requires a thorough baseline evaluation and long term care and it would be prudent to establish care with a primary care provider. ...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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