What they are and how to treat them
What are Paraphillic Disorders?
A paraphilic disorder is a sexual preference that is not typical, they tend to cause distress or impairment, as well as personal harm or the potential to harm others. There are several types of paraphilic disorders they include necrophilia, transvestic disorder, pedophilic disorder, voyeuristic disorder and more.
Attraction to corpses.
Sexual arousal to cross-dressing
Sexual arousal to extreme pain, or humiliation, or suffering to others
What causes paraphillias?
Treatment Options for Paraphillias
Finding the right provider
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