Pharmacotherapy of paraphilias in the next millennium.

  title={Pharmacotherapy of paraphilias in the next millennium.},
  author={Ariel R{\"o}sler and Eliezer Witztum},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  volume={18 1},
Paraphilias are psychiatric disorders of abnormal sexual behavior whose prevalence has markedly increased during the last decade. Treatment modalities currently used fall into three categories: surgical castration, psychotherapy, and pharmacotherapy. The pharmacological interventions consist of antiandrogens that either completely reduce testosterone secretion and/or antagonize the action of testosterone at the level of the receptor, and psychotropic drugs, namely antidepressants. Cyproterone… CONTINUE READING