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Infantophilia--a new subcategory of pedophilia?: a preliminary study.

@article{Greenberg1995InfantophiliaaNS,
  title={Infantophilia--a new subcategory of pedophilia?: a preliminary study.},
  author={D. Greenberg and J. Bradford and S. Curry},
  journal={The Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={1995},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={
          63-71
        }
}
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders has included three subgroups of pedophilic disorder based on the gender of the victim, the exclusiveness of the subject's preference for children, and whether the behavior is limited to incest. This study uses the pedophile's preference for age of victim as a means of delineating two distinct subgroups. The first group of so-called 'infantophiles' had victims who were less than five years old, while the latter subgroup of pedophiles had… Expand
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