Voyeurism involves becoming sexually aroused by watching an unsuspecting person who is disrobing, naked, or engaged in sexual activity. Voyeuristic disorder involves acting on voyeuristic urges or fantasies or being distressed by or unable to function because of those urges and fantasies.
Wiki Number: PW224
Diagnosis: Voyeuristic Disorder
Symptoms: Practice of watching intimate behaviors, undressing, sexual activity, etc.
Progression: Non-consensual voyeruism, as well as filming, is sexual abuse like stalking.
Medications: antidepressants and antipsychotics; treatments like those for obsessive-compulsive disorders may help
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- Development of a risk assessment tool for Japanese sex offenders: The Japanese Static-99by Takayuki Harada on March 14, 2023
In Japan, sexual offending, especially paraphilic sexual offending, has become a major problem, and approximately 3000 people are arrested for frotteuristic and voyeuristic behavior each year. Considering the repetitive nature of such behaviors, determining the recidivism risk is imperative. Globally, Static-99 is one of the most widely used actuarial risk assessment tools to predict recidivism among sex offenders. However, sexual offending is largely influenced by social and cultural...
- Paraphilia without symptoms of primary psychiatric disorder: a case reportby Nicholas Tze Ping Pang on February 12, 2023
CONCLUSION: Though rare in the literature, both paraphilic disorders and compulsive sexual behaviors are very distressing to sufferers and their families alike, and thorough biopsychological investigations are essential to ensure reversible causes are not overlooked.
- Sex Differences in Voyeuristic and Exhibitionistic Interests: Exploring the Mediating Roles of Sociosexuality and Sexual Compulsivity from an Evolutionary Perspectiveby Andrew George Thomas on July 7, 2021
Sociosexuality and sexual compulsivity predict sex differences in voyeuristic interest in the population. In this study, we used a sample of 1113 participants from the UK (46% men) to consider whether sociosexuality and sexual compulsivity interacted to explain these sex differences and whether this relationship extended to the related domain of exhibitionism. In doing so, we tested novel predictions derived from an evolutionary perspective which views voyeuristic and exhibitionistic interest as...
- A Case of Clutter and Chaos: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Confounding Hoardingby Archadhaa Sivakanthan on March 30, 2021
Hoarding disorder is a chronic disorder defined as the persistent difficulty in parting with possessions and the need to save items, regardless of their actual value. Severe hoarding has largely been a hidden clinical problem, and awareness has mostly been limited to voyeuristic depictions of the plight of hoarders in popular media. Approximately 28% to 32% of individuals with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), especially the inattentive subtype, have been reported to have...