Hypersexual Disorder: A Proposed Diagnosis for DSM-V

@article{Kafka2010HypersexualDA,
  title={Hypersexual Disorder: A Proposed Diagnosis for DSM-V},
  author={Martin P. Kafka},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={39},
  pages={377-400}
}
  • M. Kafka
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • Psychology
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
Hypersexual Disorder is proposed as a new psychiatric disorder for consideration in the Sexual Disorders section for DSM-V. Historical precedents describing hypersexual behaviors as well as the antecedent representations and proposals for inclusion of such a condition in the previous DSM manuals are reviewed. Epidemiological as well as clinical evidence is presented suggesting that non-paraphilic “excesses” of sexual behavior (i.e., hypersexual behaviors and disorders) can be accompanied by… 

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