The Role of Consent in the Context of BDSM

@article{Dunkley2019TheRO,
  title={The Role of Consent in the Context of BDSM},
  author={Cara R. Dunkley and L. Brotto},
  journal={Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment},
  year={2019},
  volume={32},
  pages={657 - 678}
}
  • Cara R. Dunkley, L. Brotto
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment
  • Consent represents a central focus in the controversial realm of BDSM—an overlapping acronym referring to the practices of Bondage and Discipline, Dominance and Submission, and Sadism and Masochism. Many authors have argued that the hallmark feature that distinguishes BDSM activity from abuse and psychopathology is the presence of mutual informed consent of all those involved. This review examines the relevant literature on consent in BDSM, including discussions on safety precautions, consent… CONTINUE READING
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