sexual perversion

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Related to sexual deviation: paraphilia, Sexual dysfunction, Sexual deviance
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Noun1.sexual perversion - an aberrant sexual practice;
paraphilia - abnormal sexual activity
sex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice - activities associated with sexual intercourse; "they had sex in the back seat"
anal intercourse, anal sex, buggery, sodomy - intercourse via the anus, committed by a man with a man or woman
oral sex, head - oral stimulation of the genitals; "they say he gives good head"
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And those with mental problems, including psychosis, depression, and sexual deviation are also banned.
It manifests itself in many ways-, from simple mood changes and mental conflicts to all types of neurosis, dementia, hysteria, epilepsy, depression, kleptomania, idiocy, religious or suicidal paranoia, amnesia, sexual deviation, cruelty, and other issues.
Nevertheless, in 1968 the DSM II only differentiated 'sexual deviation' from 'personality disorders'--with homosexuality included under sexual deviation.
Sexual deviation ranging from paedophilia to mass rape is the fruit of such isolation and resulting loneliness.
She also manages to shed light upon the intrinsic debilities of both societies: the underlying negativity and hypocrisy of Icelandic small-mindedness and the pervasive hypocrisy of English aristocrats and diplomatic personnel whose moral weaknesses, sexual deviation, and illegitimacy continue to be disguised, ignored, or purposefully hidden from public view.
In doing so, they paradoxically define sexuality by juxtaposing it with the process of artistic creation, as evident in their association with Orpheus and Pygmalion, who are both symbols of artistic creation and sexual deviation.
The couple would wrap the girls' heads in tape and force breathing tubes into their nostrils to prolong their agony while he indulged in all manner of sexual deviation.
Since his wildly successful "The World According to Garp" in 1979, Irving has been known for his incursions into sexual deviation.
The ideology that equates sexual deviation and political subversion is, Dollimore notes, very old, and is accompanied by religious and racial fears (1991: 236).
Loader concludes with a discussion of the setting of Second Temple Judaism and its concerns with sexuality in heaven, sexual deviation and the demonic influences (going back to Genesis 6 again), and the problem of the dominance of men versus the inferiority, denigration, and disempowerment of women.
Financial problems and poverty workplace One important factor in producing all kinds of sexual deviation, including theft and diversion in humans, especially children and adolescents.