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  • n. Plural form of paraphilia.

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Examples

  • Most psychiatrists and psychologists I have spoken with — even those who specialize in paraphilias — have never heard of apotemnophilia.

    A New Way to Be Mad

  • The sexual preferences described here are commonly known as paraphilias, and many remain in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual as mental illnesses today.

    Sex Geek

  • Further, Hastings 'statement was made not as a legal analysis but in noting "what we have to put up with in the Rules Committee" by reading an amendment that a laundry list of specific "paraphilias" to be exempted from the bill that the committee voted down.

    Terry Krepel: Right-Wing Media Lies About the Hate-Crimes Bill

  • THE LIE: The bill protects pedophiles and all 547 forms of sexual deviancy or "paraphilias" listed by the American Psychological Association.

    Terry Krepel: Right-Wing Media Lies About the Hate-Crimes Bill

  • The defense meanwhile has continued to stipulate that the prosecution may use anti-porn activist Dr. MaryAnn Layden to testify on the issue of "paraphilias," and to rebut Dr. Nair's scientific value testimony.

    AVN Industry News

  • House and is being awaited by President Obama - after a Democrat confirmed it would protect "all 547 forms of sexual deviancy or 'paraphilias' listed by the American Psychiatric Association."

    Latest Articles

  • As the committee had also refused to define or restrict the definition of the term "sexual orientation," one Democrat representative lauded the bill as granting heightened federal protection for all of the 547 "paraphilias" or sexual aberrations documented by the American Psychological Association.

    RenewAmerica

  • "all 547 forms of sexual deviancy or 'paraphilias' listed by the American Psychiatric Association."

    No More Mister Nice Blog

  • Bondage and sadistic/masochistic acts are rarely portrayed on the page outside of explicit erotica, though they can be referred to, and the same is even more true for coprophilia, necrophilia, zoophilia, and other paraphilias.

    MIND MELD: Taboo Topics in SF/F Literature

  • (Ted K shows definite signs of the same mistake: e.g., "self-determination" is clearly defined in the document, and the meaning attached to it is much broader that "ultimate sexual freedom"; in fact, mental heathcare providers are not necessarily in favor in such freedom, since paraphilias are still recognized in the DSM and since hypersexuality, let's say, can be a sign various psychopathologies.)

    Fr. Benedict Groeschel blasts American Psychological Association

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