Paraphilia (previously known as sexual perversion and sexual deviation) is the experience of intense sexual arousal to atypical objects, situations, fantasies, behaviors, or individuals. Such attraction may be labeled sexual fetishism. No consensus has been found for any precise border between unusual sexual interests and paraphilic ones.Specialty: Psychiatry.
Perversion is a type of human behavior that deviates from that which is understood to be orthodox or normal. Although the term perversion can refer to a variety of forms of deviation, it is most often used to describe sexual behaviors that are considered particularly abnormal, repulsive or obsessive.
Jan 11, 2010 · Sexual perversions come in all shapes and sizes. Some are illegal, while others are harmless but weird. You can basically make up a name for any sexual perversion by adding the Greek word for something with the suffix -philia. For example, yiaourtiphilia is the sexual attraction to yogurt.
Add to Calendar March 9, 2018 7 p.m. America/New_York Perverts, Creepers, and Freaks: A History of Sexual Perversions In this Olio, we will explore the history of sexual perversions, examining how and why particular sexual desires and behaviors were labeled as bad, abnormal, and unnatural at certain periods in Western thought. Strand Bookstore.