A Response to Lawrence's (2009) Erotic Target Location Errors

  title={A Response to Lawrence's (2009) Erotic Target Location Errors},
  author={Charles Moser},
  journal={The Journal of Sex Research},
  pages={383 - 384}
  • C. Moser
  • Published 24 September 2009
  • Political Science
  • The Journal of Sex Research
Taylor & Francis makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of all the information (the “Content”) contained in the publications on our platform. However, Taylor & Francis, our agents, and our licensors make no representations or warranties whatsoever as to the accuracy, completeness, or suitability for any purpose of the Content. Any opinions and views expressed in this publication are the opinions and views of the authors, and are not the views of or endorsed by Taylor & Francis. The accuracy… 
"They Need Labels": Contemporary Institutional and Popular Frameworks for Gender Variance
This study addresses the complex issues of etiology and conceptualization of gender variance in the modern West. By analyzing medical, psychological, and popular approaches to gender variance, I
Erotic Target Location Errors are Easy to Mischaracterize: A Reply to Moser
Moser consistently has been critical of the idea that the paraphilias constitute valid psychiatric diagnoses. Therefore, I was not surprised to learn that he was critical of my review of the paraph...


Erotic Target Location Errors: An Underappreciated Paraphilic Dimension
How ETLEs are believed to manifest in men whose preferred erotic targets are women, children, men, amputees, plush animals, and real animals is described and why the concept has been underappreciated is suggested.
When Is an Unusual Sexual Interest a Mental Disorder?
  • C. Moser
  • Psychology
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2009
The treatment and conceptualization of unusual sexual interests as Paraphilias have not led to greater understanding of, or more effective treatment for, individuals with these interests; some would argue that pathologizing unusualSexual interests has led to more discrimination and discouraged individuals from seeking treatment for any problem.
DSM-IV-TR and the Paraphilias
Abstract The DSM-IV-TR (2000) sets its own standards for inclusion of diagnoses and for changes in its text. The Paraphilia section is analyzed from the perspective of how well the DSM meets those
Classifying sexual disorders: the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of the American Psychiatric Association.
  • F. Suppe
  • Psychology
    Journal of homosexuality
  • 1984
The objectivity of the classification of sexual disorders in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-III) of the American Psychiatric Association is explored via a critical
‘Psychopathia Sexualis’
  • John Johnson
  • Psychology, Medicine
    British Journal of Psychiatry
  • 1973
In general psychiatry, Krafft-Ebing is best known for his research in establishing the connection between general paralysis of the body and psychosexual disorders in man.
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders
Sexuality Before and After Male-to-Female Sex Reassignment Surgery
  • A. Lawrence
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2005
Information about sexuality before and after sex reassignment surgery (SRS), as reported by 232 MtF patients of one surgeon, shows more frequent autogynephilic arousal after SRS was correlated with more frequent masturbation, a larger number of sexual partners, and more frequent partnered sexual activity.
The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud
Indexes and Bibliographies. This collection of twenty-four volumes is the first full paperback publication of the standard edition of The Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud in English
Does heterosexuality belong in the DSM
  • Lesbian & Gay Psychology Review,
  • 2005