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What is the treatment of exhibitionism ? Shock?

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Dr. Steven Chen
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Treatment

Exhibitionism is a disorder of sexual dysfunction.
A person will experience "recurrent, intesnse sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the exposure of one's genitals ot an unsuspecting stranger" dsm. "shock therapy" is not common. Other forms of aversive therapy may be used. Often there is an underlying unresolved psychological conflict. Seek psychotherapy.

In brief: Treatment

Exhibitionism is a disorder of sexual dysfunction.
A person will experience "recurrent, intesnse sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the exposure of one's genitals ot an unsuspecting stranger" dsm. "shock therapy" is not common. Other forms of aversive therapy may be used. Often there is an underlying unresolved psychological conflict. Seek psychotherapy.
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