DSM-IV-TR and the Paraphilias

@article{Moser2006DSMIVTRAT,
  title={DSM-IV-TR and the Paraphilias},
  author={Charles Moser and Peggy J. Kleinplatz},
  journal={Journal of Psychology \& Human Sexuality},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={109 - 91}
}
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 standards. The concept of Paraphilias as psychopathology was analyzed and assessed critically to determine if it meets the definition of a mental disorder presented in the DSM; it does not. The Paraphilia diagnostic category was critiqued for logic, consistency, clarity, and whether it constitutes a… 

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