‘Aabnormal Sexual Fantasies’ Officially Defined For The First Time

November 1, 2014 3:42 PM

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Research coming out of the University of Montreal in Canada claims that existing scientific investigation into the topic of paraphilias, known outside of the scientific community as atypical fantasies, does not adequately describe what sorts of fantasies are to be considered abnormal.

In the fifth and latest edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the primary manual for mental health professionals, paraphilias are referred to only as “anomalous” fantasies. The World Health Organization is about as helpful with its definition, describing paraphilias o...

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