Corpus ID: 5741663

Zoophilia and the law: legal responses to a rare paraphilia.

@article{Holoyda2014ZoophiliaAT,
  title={Zoophilia and the law: legal responses to a rare paraphilia.},
  author={B. Holoyda and W. Newman},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2014},
  volume={42 4},
  pages={
          412-20
        }
}
  • B. Holoyda, W. Newman
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
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