Voyeurism and Scopophilia

Tudor POPA & Cristian DELCEA
Department of Advanced Studies in Sexology, Sexology Institute of Romania & Iuliu Hațieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Romania

International Journal of Advanced Studies in Sexology
Volume 1, 2019 | Issue 1, Pages 43-51 | Published online: 2019

Citation: Popa T., & Delcea C. (2019) Voyeurism and Scopophilia. Int J Advanced Studies in Sexology. Vol. 1, Issue 1, pp. 43-51. Sexology Institute of Romania

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Formerly known as Voyeurism in DSM-IV, this disorder refers to (for over a period of atleast 6 months) having recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving the act of observing an unsuspecting person who is naked, in the process of disrobing, or engaging in sexual activity. The person being considered for this disorder, in some way, has acted on these urges towards an nonconsenting person or the sexual fantasies/urges cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

Keywords: voyeurism, disorder, sexual arousal, fantasies

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