Treatment goals for paraphilia are to control paraphiliac
fantasies, behaviour, and sexual urges, and to decrease the level of distress of the paraphiliac
The lethal paraphiliac
syndrome: accidental autoerotic deaths in four women and a review of the literature.
The title is Paraphiliac
Perversions and it should be released in a few months.
The oldest and perhaps most effective approach to controlling deviant sexual urges in men and in reducing recidivism rates of male paraphiliac
sex offenders is surgical castration.
In the case of a paraphiliac
who is civilly committed under the Sexually Violent Predator laws, the assumption is that this person will not be able to control himself if released into society, just like a wild beast cannot help but kill.
(Note: this is behavior that many people might classify as paraphiliac
Some studies reported a preferential decrease in paraphiliac
interests with an increase in conventional sexual interests, although this may be related to placebo or halo effects--patients may have reported an increase in conventional interests because they noticed a decrease in paraphiliac
Among the most notable films shown on the website are Nadia Kamal's acclaimed documentary feature "Salata Balady" (Oriental Salad) and Nick Holt's "Guys and Dolls," a BBC feature about the relationships of single paraphiliac
males with their life size, anatomically correct dolls.
or nonparaphiliac sexual behaviors can constitute a crime (6,12).
In addition, self-reports indicated reductions of actual paraphiliac
behavior, fantasies, and urges in the natural environment.
At this time of pedophiliac and paraphiliac
scandal within the Catholic Church [G&LR, July-Aug.
In 1996, California became the first state in the Union to pass legislation allowing chemical castration of sex offenders.(8) In 1997, three other states followed.(9) California has clearly started a wave of legislative thinking aimed at alternative sentencing for paraphiliac