Peer Commentaries on Green (2002) and Schmidt (2002)

@article{Berlin2002PeerCO,
  title={Peer Commentaries on Green (2002) and Schmidt (2002)},
  author={Fred S. Berlin and Wolfgang W. Berner and Vern L. Bullough and Alan F. Dixson and Julia A. Ericksen and Dean Fazekas and Richard C. Friedman and George A. Gaither and Richard B. Krueger and Meg S. Kaplan and Ron Langevin and Michael H Miner and Charles Moser and Emil M. L. Ng and Paul Okami and Robert Alan Prentky and Bruce Rind and Michael C. Seto and Robert L. Spitzer and Jerome C. Wakefield and Kenneth J. Zucker},
  journal={Archives of Sexual Behavior},
  year={2002},
  volume={31},
  pages={479-503}
}
8 Citations
Should Behavior Harmful to Others Be a Sufficient Criterion of Mental Disorders? Conceptual Problems of the Diagnoses of Antisocial Personality Disorder and Pedophilic Disorder
TLDR
It is argued that the criteria set of Pedophilic Disorder should be reformulated in order to make it consistent with the general definition of mental disorder in DSM-5, and for ASPD it is concluded that the arguments for eliminating it from the diagnostic manuals overweigh the argued for keeping it.
Diagnostic Issues in the Paraphilias
TLDR
It is suggested a dimensional approach to diagnoses may represent an improvement over the current categorical model on the basis of empirical bases underlying the diagnoses of the paraphilias.
Influence of Concept, Definitions, Assessments Methods, and Sources of Data on Prevalence of Sexual Abuse
The focus of this chapter is to examine how the conceptual differences influence the definition and prevalence of sexual abuse among children, adolescence and adults. Attempting to understand
“I’m not homosexual or heterosexual, I’m paedosexual”: exploring sexual preference for children using interpretive phenomenology
Purpose: There is little research that examines the experiences of individuals who were assessed as having a sexual preference for children. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the lived
A Conceptual Overview and Commentary on Gender Dysphoria.
  • F. Berlin
  • Psychology
    The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • 2016
TLDR
The nature of Gender Dysphoria, its relationship to cross-dressing and erotic arousal, and the question of whether it should be thought of as a psychiatric disorder are reviewed.
Pedophilia: A Diagnosis in Search of a Disorder
  • A. Malón
  • Psychology
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2012
TLDR
This article presents a critical review of the recent controversies concerning the diagnosis of pedophilia in the context of the preparation of the fifth edition of the DSM, and questions if the diagnosis in the DSM is more forensic than therapeutic, focusing rather on the dangers inherent in the condition of Pedophilia than on its negative effects for the subject.
Commentary on pedophilia diagnostic criteria in DSM-5.
  • F. Berlin
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • 2011
TLDR
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR), should allow that individuals with low sexual urges in response to children qualify for a diagnosis of pedophilia.

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Is Pedophilia a Mental Disorder?
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  • Psychology
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2002
TLDR
Consensual same-sex adult–adult sexuality does not suggest the element of harm to one participant as in child–adult sex or an age barrier to informed consent, but these concerns are within the domain of the law and penal enforcement.
Sexual Deviation: Paraphilias
Sexuality has always been viewed as a force that must be tightly controlled and regulated. Sexual behavior has been considered a legitimate topic of scientific inquiry only for the past 50 years,
The Dilemma of the Male Pedophile
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  • Psychology, Medicine
    Archives of sexual behavior
  • 2002
A Brief Screening Scale to Identify Pedophilic Interests Among Child Molesters
Among child molesters, phallometrically measured sexual interest in children is associated with having male victims, multiple victims, younger victims, and extrafamilial victims. These sexual offense
Child Sexual Behavior Inventory: Normative, Psychiatric, and Sexual Abuse Comparisons
TLDR
Sexually abused children exhibited a greater frequency of sexual behaviors than either the normative or psychiatric outpatient samples, and contributed to the reduced discrimination between psychiatric outpatients and sexually abused children when compared to the normative/sexually abused discrimination.
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TLDR
Although methodological obstacles are substantial, failure to consider research questions in this domain overlooks the welfare of individuals who may represent a sizable minority of those accessing mental health services annually.
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The findings support the assumption that people with same-sex sexual behavior are at greater risk for psychiatric disorders.
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TLDR
This commentary discusses the limitations of B. Rind et al.'s findings, argues for the appropriateness of the term abuse and for scientific terminology that reflects rather than contradicts consensual public morality.
The Value of Phallometry in the Assessment of Male Sex Offenders
Abstract Deviant sexual interests such as pedophilia (interest in prepubescent children), biastophilia (interest in forced sex), and peo-deiktophilia (interest in exposing one's penis to strangers)
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