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The name of the paraphilia when one is aroused by danger?

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Dr. Kevin Nasky
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In brief: Autassassinophilia

Autassassinophilia, the word, is derived from “auto” (to oneself) and “assassin.
" first described in john money's 1986 book 'lovemaps, ' autassassinophilia a paraphilia in which an individual derives sexual pleasure and arousal by the thought and/or risk of being killed. It sometimes overlaps with other paraphilias such as autoerotic asphyxiation, where there is also a risk of dying.

In brief: Autassassinophilia

Autassassinophilia, the word, is derived from “auto” (to oneself) and “assassin.
" first described in john money's 1986 book 'lovemaps, ' autassassinophilia a paraphilia in which an individual derives sexual pleasure and arousal by the thought and/or risk of being killed. It sometimes overlaps with other paraphilias such as autoerotic asphyxiation, where there is also a risk of dying.
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