Disorders of Sexual Preference and Medicolegal Issues Thereof

  title={Disorders of Sexual Preference and Medicolegal Issues Thereof},
  author={Baldev Raj Sharma},
  journal={The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology},
  • B. R. Sharma
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Disorders of sexual preference or paraphilias are bizarre patterns of sexual behavior that have diverse manifestations and are of complicated sexual orientations. Some of these are harmless, while others are not, robbing sufferers and possibly their partners of loving sexual relationship. At least 40 paraphilias have been named, but the full extent of the field, perhaps, is still undiscovered. Recent studies have reported many paraphilias as long-term effects of sexual abuse in childhood, and… Expand
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