Paraphilias: definition, diagnosis and treatment

McManus, Michelle Ann orcid iconORCID: 0000-0002-0095-1071, Hargreaves, Paul, Rainbow, Lee and Alison, Laurence J (2013) Paraphilias: definition, diagnosis and treatment. F1000 Prime Reports, 5 (36).

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There is a great deal of controversy concerning paraphilia, and defining what is normal versus deviant or disordered, given that this is to some degree dependent on cultural views of acceptability. In this article, we outline these issues and describe recent progress in diagnosing and treating paraphilias.

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