partialism


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partialism

(ˈpɑːʃəlɪzəm)
n
1. a theory or view that does not take into account all the facts
2. (Psychology) psychol a type of paraphilia involving sexual interest in, or fixation with, a certain part of the body
3. (Theology) theol particularism

partialism

1. an emphasis of sexual interest upon one part of the body.
2. a form of fetishism in which the sexual stimulus is a part of the body, as pictures of feet.
See also: Sex
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Is this not partialism on the part of the KP government?
Examples include, but are not limited to, telephone scatologia (obscene phone calls), necrophilia (corpses), partialism (exclusive focus on parts of the body), zoophilia (animals), coprophilia (feces), klismaphilia (enemas), and urophilia (urine)" (American Psychiatric Association, 1994, p.
This category is included in order to code paraphilias that do not meet the full criteria for any of the specific categories; they include, but are not limited to, telephone scatologia (obscene phone calls), necrophilia (corpses), partialism (exclusive focus on one part of the body), zoophilia (animals), coprophilia (feces), klismaphilia (enemas), and urophilia (urine) (ICD-10: f65.

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