Department of Advanced Studies in Sexology, Sexology Institute of Romania
International Journal of Advanced Studies in Sexology
Volume 1, 2019 | Issue 1, Pages 64-72 | Published online: 2019
Citation: Delcea C. (2019). Sexual deviances. Int J Advanced Studies in Sexology. Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 64-72. Sexology Institute of Romania
Mental disorder is a significant behavioral or psychological syndrome or pattern that occurs in an individual and is associated with distress, impairment in functioning, or increased risk of suffering, death, pain, disability or an important loss of freedom. It is a manifestation of a
behavioral, psychological or biological dysfunction in the individual. Socio-environmental factors can lead to an intellectually deficient individual to a deviant sexuality. Individuals with intellectual disabilities have problematic behaviour including, aggressive behaviour towards others and destructive acts. Some problematic behaviour include a sexual component.
Keywords: sexual deviances, mental disorder