Paraphilia vs. Teratophilia

Paraphilia vs. Teratophilia — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Paraphilia and Teratophilia

Paraphilianoun

A condition, such as exhibitionism or masochism, in which sexual gratification is derived from activities or fantasies that are generally regarded as atypical or deviant.

Teratophilianoun

The paraphilia characterized by sexual attraction to deformed or monstrous people.

Paraphilianoun

Such a condition when it causes distress or impaired functioning in the individual or actual or potential harm to others; a paraphilic disorder.

Teratophilianoun

Attraction to monsters.

Paraphilianoun

An abnormal sexual attraction, typically of extreme or pathological nature.

Paraphilianoun

Sexual arousal in response to sexual objects or situations which may interfere with the capacity for reciprocal affectionate sexual activity or lead to clinically significant distress or impairment (e.g. are obligatory, require participation of non consenting individuals, lead to legal issues).

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Paraphilianoun

abnormal sexual activity