Asexuality: Sexual Orientation, Paraphilia, Sexual Dysfunction, or None of the Above?

@article{Brotto2017AsexualitySO,
  title={Asexuality: Sexual Orientation, Paraphilia, Sexual Dysfunction, or None of the Above?},
  author={Lori A Brotto and Morag A. Yule},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2017},
  volume={46},
  pages={619-627}
}
Although lack of sexual attraction was first quantified by Kinsey, large-scale and systematic research on the prevalence and correlates of asexuality has only emerged over the past decade. Several theories have been posited to account for the nature of asexuality. The goal of this review was to consider the evidence for whether asexuality is best classified as a psychiatric syndrome (or a symptom of one), a sexual dysfunction, or a paraphilia. Based on the available science, we believe there is… Expand
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