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Question Results

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Question:

What is a paraphilia?

 

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A bacterial infection that can occur in women who are infected with chlamydia. 

A side effect from an HIV infection that can damage the immune system if left untreated. 

The experience of intense, harmful sexual arousal to atypical objects, situations, or individuals

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Paraphilia refers to fetishes that are harmful to the person with the fetish, or the individual on the other side of the encounter. 

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Question:

Frotteurism refers to:

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A paraphilia in which enjoyment is gained through having sex in motor vehicles, including airplanes, cars, and ships

Gaining sexual enjoyment from pressing or rubbing one’s genitals against another unknown person in an anonymous setting

 

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Crowded places such as elevators, subways, or theaters are common locations in which a frotteur may operate, because the close contact will usually go unnoticed.

A paraphilia in which individuals are sexually attracted to amphibians, including frogs, salamanders, and newts. 

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Question:

Acrotomophilia refers to a fetishistic sexual attraction to: 

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Extreme amounts of body hair

Individuals who exhibit extreme flexibility, such as acrobats and dancers

The stump of an amputated limb and therefore to sexual partners who are amputees

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Question:

Zoophilia refers to:

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Sexual contact between a human and an animal

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The Kinsey studies reported that 8% of adult males, and 3% of adult females admitted having sexual contact with animals.

Sexual contact between a human and a human dressed as an animal 

Individuals who receive sexual gratification from having sex at zoos

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Coprophilia refers to sexual arousal connected with:

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Urine

Feces

Blood

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Question:

A masochist refers to an individual who: 

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In a sadomasochist sexual relationship takes the submissive role

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The individual in the masochistic role often wields more power and control over the interaction because it is his or her reactions that will largely determine the eventual direction of the encounter.

In a sadomasochist sexual relationship takes the dominant role

In a sadomasochist sexual relationship takes both the dominant and submissive role.

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Question:

Exhibitionism refers to:

 

Response:

Exposing the genitals to others for sexual pleasure

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People who are arrested for exhibitionist behavior are often charged with indecent exposure or public lewdness. 

A type of strip show that was popular in gentleman’s clubs in the United States in the early 20th century

Distributing pornographic pictures of someone without their permission 

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Question:

Autoerotic asphyxiation refers to:

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A fascination with having sex with dead bodies

Accidental death from pressure placed around the neck during masturbatory behavior

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Some people, mostly men, have found that wearing a noose around the neck, which reduces oxygen and can enhance erotic pleasure and orgasm

 

Sexual themes or activities including bondage, pain, or domination

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Question:

Which of the following is not considered a paraphilia?

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Exhibitionism

Necrophilia

Adult baby syndrome 

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Adult babies act like infants, drinking milk from a bottle, eating baby food, and wearing diapers. 

Voyeurism

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Question:

Apotemnophilia refers to a sex-related desire to:

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To have a limb amputated

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It has been compared to a desire for sex reassignment in that it involves dissatisfaction with certain body parts accompanied by the desire to have them removed. 

 

Participate in anal sex with more than one man at the same time

Have sex with a pregnant woman 

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Sadomasochism refers to:

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Sexual themes or activities involving bondage, pain, domination, or humiliation of one partner by the other

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Between 25 and 30% of college students surveyed indicated they had engaged in spanking or some sort of bondage during sexual activities. 

Gaining sexual enjoyment from pressing or rubbing one’s genitals against farm animals, such as sheep, cows, and horses

Problematic sexual activities that involve food, throwing up, and force-feeding.

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Voyeurism refers to:

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A sexual vacation that is common among many swingers

Sexual gratification from viewing pornography that becomes problematic 

Sexual gratification from viewing others who are nude or who are engaging in sexual activities

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To some extent, voyeurism is present in everyone as it is quite natural to be interested in other people’s genitals and body form.