Frotteuristic disorder, or frotteurism, is a rare and poorly researched type of paraphilia. It involves the act of touching or rubbing one’s genitals against another non-consenting individual in a sexual manner, to attain sexual gratification.
Wiki Number: W085
Diagnosis: Frotteurisic Disorder
Sex Ratio: M only
Symptoms: pleasure from rubbing with pelvic area or erect penis, a non-consenting person.
Progression: Toucherism-grabbing unspuspecting breasts, genitals or buttocks without consent.
Medications: None listed.
Therapies: Non listed. This is a criminal offense with a non-consenting victim.
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- Frotteurismby Kamal Bhatia on January 1, 2022
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders V (DSM-5) distinguishes between paraphilia and a paraphilic disorder.
- Paraphiliaby Kristy A. Fisher on January 1, 2022
Paraphilias are persistent and recurrent sexual interests, urges, fantasies, or behaviors of marked intensity involving objects, activities, or even situations that are atypical in nature. Although not innately pathological, a paraphilic disorder can evolve if paraphilia invokes harm, distress, or functional impairment on the lives of the affected individual or others. A total of eight Paraphilias are listed in the DSM V and include pedophilia, exhibitionism, voyeurism, sexual sadism, sexual...
- Concordance of Paraphilic Interests and Behaviorsby Michael C Seto on October 28, 2020
We examined the concordance of paraphilic interests and behaviors across 13 themes in an online sample of 1,036 men and women. Paraphilic interests were significantly and positively correlated with behaviors across all 13 themes. Associations were strongest for masochism and sadism, and weakest for pedohebephilia and frotteurism. Paraphilic interest and behavior were significantly and positively correlated after accounting for gender and sexual orientation. Moderated moderation analysis was...
- Estimated prevalence and impact of the experience of becoming a victim of exhibitionism and frotteurism in Korea: A general population based studyby Boram Choi on June 16, 2020
Exhibitionism and frotteurism are often considered just nuisance crimes but may cause serious distress to the victims. Previous studies of victim experience have focused on specific groups, such as healthcare professionals or university students. To estimate the prevalence of victimisation by exhibitionism and frotteurism among young general population adults in Korea and to describe the impact of such experiences, trained researchers randomly recruited young adults for face to face interviews...