Paraphilia A diagnostic category used by the American Psychiatric
Association to describe an atypical patter of sexual arousal or behaviour that
comes problematic in the eyes of the individual or of society. The urges are
recurrent, and either acted on o distressing to the individual who experiences
Fetishism inanimate object elicits sexual arousal
Partialism excessively aroused by a particular body part.
Transvestism a person repeatedly cross dresses to achieve sexual arousal or
gratification, or is troubled by persistent, recurring urges to cross dress
Auto-gynephilia A condition in which an individual is sexually stimulated
by fantasies that his own body is female.
Exhibitionists Flashers. Sexual fantasies that involve exposing their genitals
to unsuspecting strangers.
Telephone Scatolgia A paraphilia characterized by the making of obscene
Voyeurism Strong, repetitive urges to watch unsuspecting strangers who
are naked, disrobing, or engage in sexual activity.
Sexual masochist A person who becomes sexually aroused by expe