Exhibitionism Psychosexual Disorder
Exhibitionistic Disorder is a mental disorder that causes a person to expose his sexual organs—or genitals–to other people, usually people they’ve never met and are not expecting it, according to the American Psychiatric Association. The exhibitionist gets sexual enjoyment from the behavior.
US Patients: Exhibitionism – Psychosexual Disorder
World Patients :
Symptoms: “paraphilias”= inappropriate desires and acts: fetishism; sexual sadism or masochism; voyeurism; exhibitionism, etc.
Progression: 6 months where the thoughts and actions align with the disorders;
Causes: follows Freudian theories of sexual development or fixations along the way
Medications: androgen blockers or SSRI’s to restore hormone balances
Therapies: None listed.
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- Use of Anticraving Agents in the Treatment of Exhibitionism and Frotteuristic Disorderby Austin W Blum on September 14, 2021
- Informing the classification and assessment of positive emotional experiences: A multisample examination of hierarchical positive emotionality modelsby Kasey Stanton on July 22, 2021
Despite being multifaceted in nature, positive emotional (PE) experiences often are studied using only global PE ratings, and measures assessing more specific PE facets do not converge in their assessment approaches. To address these issues, we examined hierarchical factor structures of ratings of positive emotionality, which reflect propensities toward experiencing PE, in both online community adult (N = 375) and undergraduate (N = 447) samples. Preregistered analyses indicated (a) a broad...
- Narcissism in independent and interdependent culturesby Emanuel Jauk on July 21, 2021
Narcissism can manifest in a grandiose form - admiration-seeking, exhibitionism, and dominance - or a vulnerable form - anxiety, withdrawal, and hypersensitivity. While grandiose narcissism is conceptually in line with an independent self-construal, as prevalent in Western countries, the vulnerable form can be assumed to relate more to an interdependent self-construal, as prevalent in Eastern countries. We studied both forms of narcissism in Germany and Japan (Ns = 258, 280), which differ...
- Travel medicine meets conservation medicine in St. Kitts: Disinhibition, cognitive-affective inconsistency, and disease risk among vacationers around green monkeys (Chlorocebus sabaeus)by Michael P Muehlenbein on July 16, 2021
Despite concern about environmental protection, travelers often underestimate the contribution they may have to disease transmission to other species, as well as the risk of becoming infected themselves. Tourists in general tend to accept more physical risks when traveling than when at home, and much of this can be blamed on the temporary loss of situational awareness and loss of inhibition with a corresponding relaxed attitude toward safety. To better understand environmental attitudes and...