How Anomalous Are Paraphilic Interests?

@article{Joyal2014HowAA,
  title={How Anomalous Are Paraphilic Interests?},
  author={Christian C. Joyal},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={43},
  pages={1241-1243}
}
  • C. Joyal
  • Published 20 June 2014
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
The latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) (American Psychiatric Association, 2013) addressed important issues related to the definition and diagnostic criteria of paraphilic disorders. Among them is the distinctionbetweenparaphilic interestsandparaphilicdisorders, which clearly acknowledge that paraphilias are not necessarily pathological. However, many problems remain with the category of Paraphilic Disorders in the DSM-5. Issues related to the… 
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