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Sexual Sadism


Presentation

  • Gender and cultural differences in presentation Sexual Sadism presents itself in males in over 95% of known cases researched worldwide. Sexual Sadism will present itself in much the same manner throughout different cultures.[courses.lumenlearning.com]
  • The condition has been present for 6 mo.[msdmanuals.com]
  • The present article reviews the historical development of the term sexual sadism, including the current descriptive nosology of psychiatric classification.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
Severe Pain
  • Often, prevention refers to managing sadomasochistic behavior so it primarily involves only the simulation of severe pain and it always involves consenting partners familiar with each other's limitations.[doctorshangout.com]
  • Some sadistic behaviors are focused on humiliation and mild pain, while others are aimed toward severe pain. Also, a practicing sadist will either find a willing partner to participate in these behaviors, or will find a sexual victim.[thriveboston.com]
Gagging
  • Fantasies of total control and dominance are often important, and sadists may bind and gag their partner in elaborate ways.[msdmanuals.com]
  • […] interactions are a form a roleplay, even the traditional male-dominant model of Husband/Wife 12 Bondage & Discipline (B & D): A form of dominance & submission in which the submissive might be bound or otherwise immobilized (with ropes, corsets, handcuffs, gags[slideplayer.com]
Sadistic Personality Disorder
  • Abstract Controversies exist about the diagnostic validity of sexual sadism and its relation to sadistic personality disorder in sex offenders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • None Sexual Sadism Sadistic Personality Disorder[psychnet-uk.com]
  • Sadistic personality disorder does not actually refer to any sexual interest and instead refers to the pervasive disregard for the well-being of others.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • The first is “Sadistic Personality Disorder,” a condition in which someone “is amused by or takes pleasure in the psychological or physical suffering of others.” It’s safe to say that all serial killers fit this diagnosis.[twistedminds.creativescapism.com]
Stroke
  • Jutting, clean shaven and dressed in a blue shirt, smiled as this point was made and occasionally stroked his chin and picked at his lip as he heard the evidence.[thesun.co.uk]

Treatment

  • KEYWORDS: Assessment; Diagnosis; Paraphilic disorder; Sexual homicide; Sexual sadism; Treatment[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Treatments Behavior therapy is often used to treat paraphilias. This approach to treatment may include the management and conditioning of arousal patterns and masturbation.[minddisorders.com]
  • […] for Sexual Sadism Even though the exact causes of this sexual disorder are not known, there are many treatment options available for sexual sadism.[gomentor.com]
  • As we shall demonstrate, the available treatment modalities are limited and have been largely appropriated from the extant research on the treatment of paraphilias in general.[link.springer.com]
  • Empirically supported treatments Behavior therapy is often used to treat Sexual Sadism.[courses.lumenlearning.com]

Prognosis

  • Treatment Treatment may require both the application of psychotherapeutic techniques and drug therapy Prognosis Prognosis is poor, and most results are sub-optimal. Affects of Sadism [ edit ] This type of sexual desire can lead to serious crimes.[en.wikibooks.org]
  • Prognosis Prognosis is good although often there are other issues which may surface once the behaviors are extinguished. If this is the case, these issues must be worked through as well.[allpsych.com]
  • Pharmacotherapy Prognosis Because of the chronic course of sexual masochism and the uncertainty of its causes, treatment is often difficult.[doctorshangout.com]
  • Prognosis Because of the chronic course of sexual sadism and the uncertainty of its causes, treatment is often difficult.[courses.lumenlearning.com]

Etiology

  • A factor analysis revealed a clear and logical factor structure for etiology and cure items. Further, etiology and cure factors correlated strongly with each other but only moderately with demographic details and personality differences.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Etiology There are different theories related to sexual sadism, many stemming from the psychoanalytic camp. They suggest that childhood trauma (e.g., sexual abuse) or significant childhood experiences can manifest itself in exhibitionistic behavior.[allpsych.com]
  • Complete coverage of The Handbook of Sexual and Gender IdentityDisorders provides authoritative coverage of the etiology,diagnosis, and treatment of three major DSM-IV-TR classificationsof sexual disorders and gender identity disorders: sexualdysfunctions[books.google.ro]
  • Etiology There are no primary theories for the cause of this disorder. Treatment Treatment may require both the application of psychotherapeutic techniques and drug therapy Prognosis Prognosis is poor, and most results are sub-optimal.[en.wikibooks.org]
  • Considering that the fundamental causes of the psychopathy and sexual sadism remain unclear, this research is designed to investigate the early etiological and developmental mechanisms that could potentially explain and predict psychopathic and sadistic[hra.nhs.uk]

Epidemiology

  • Epidemiology Sexual Sadism is found in only 1 to 2% of the population in the United States. Age of onset varies greatly, but it typically has developed by early adulthood.[courses.lumenlearning.com]
  • […] individuals drawn from easily accessible populations, 21, –, 25 groups of sex offenders who have been given the diagnosis of sexual sadism, 26, –, 33 and groups that included sex murderers. 25, –, 27, 34, –, 41 Researchers have less frequently collected epidemiological[jaapl.org]
Sex distribution
Age distribution

Prevention

  • Prevention Because it is sometimes unclear whether sadomasochistic behavior is within the realm of normal experimentation or indicative of a diagnosis of sexual masochism, prevention is a tricky issue.[doctorshangout.com]
  • To prevent this improper application and to clarify those rare instances in which this diagnosis might apply, we present a brief review of the research on sexual sadism; an annotation of its definitions that have been included in the DSM since the Third[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]
  • Prevention Because it is sometimes unclear whether sadomasochistic behavior is within the realm of normal experimentation or indicative of a diagnosis of sexual sadism, prevention is a tricky issue.[minddisorders.com]
  • It is recommended and necessary to avoid a tragic accident before it takes place whenever preventive interventions are hard and not possible.[medium.com]
  • The occurrence of the sexual event outside of himself prevents a deep fear from arising within him of being invaded by the body of the mother.[pep-web.org]

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