Neurodevelopmental Correlates of Paraphilic Sexual Interests in Men

  title={Neurodevelopmental Correlates of Paraphilic Sexual Interests in Men},
  author={Qazi Rahman and Deano J Symeonides},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  • Qazi Rahman, Deano J Symeonides
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • The etiology of anomalous, or paraphilic, sexual preferences in men is unclear although a growing literature points to their prenatal neurodevelopmental ontogenesis. The present study explored whether this was also apparent in a community sample of 200 heterosexual men by examining their sexual fantasies using the Wilson Sex Fantasy Questionnaire (WSFQ) and several demographic and somatic neurodevelopmental markers, including sibling sex composition, handedness, maternal and paternal age at… CONTINUE READING
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