Kinky Sex or Paraphilia? The main presenters were Richard Krueger, a psychiatrist who was on the DSM 5 sexual and gender identity disorders workgroup, and Peggy Kleinplatz, a sex-positive activist psychologist from Canada. Krueger basically went over the main changes in the DSM 5— gender identity disorder is now gender dysphoria, premature ejaculation now is quantified as a male orgasm occurring 59 seconds or less once sex has begun— and so on. Kleinplatz gave her objections. The main topic though was the changes in the DSM 5 regarding paraphlias.
Kinky Sex or Paraphilia?
Paraphilia - Wikipedia
Paraphilias are sexual interests in objects, situations, or individuals that are atypical. The American Psychiatric Association , in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Edition DSM , draws a distinction between paraphilias which it describes as atypical sexual interests and paraphilic disorders which additionally require the experience of distress or impairment in functioning. In his book on sexual pathologies, Anil Aggrawal compiled a list of terms describing paraphilic sexual interests. He cautioned, however, that "not all these paraphilias have necessarily been seen in clinical setups.
Comorbidity of paraphilia and depression in Mexico
The comorbidity of paraphilia-related disorders and other psychiatric disorders is high, but the paraphilia-related disorder often remains untreated until patients seek help for the comorbid disorder. A case of a patient in Mexico with comorbid paraphilia and depressive disorder, who was effectively treated with antidepressive medication and psychotherapy, is reported. The effect of stigmatization of homosexuality on the access to care of persons with sexual disorders is discussed. Among males with paraphilias according to DSM-IV and paraphilia-related disorders, mood disorders have been found to be the most frequent comorbid axis I diagnosis, with a lifetime prevalence of
Unconventional sexual behaviors and their associations with physical, mental and sexual health parameters: a study in 18 large Brazilian cities. OBJECTIVE: There have been many studies investigating paraphilias and sexual compulsion, but thus far little data about prevalence of unusual sexual practices that are subthreshold for these diagnoses. The associations between unconventional sexual behavior and sociodemographic and health parameters were investigated.