Synonyms for hypersexuality or Related words with hypersexuality
Examples of "hypersexuality"
In particular, it is not related to
, sometimes known as nymphomania or satyriasis. (
, nymphomania, and satyriasis are also not recognized diagnosable medical conditions by the DSM-IV).
Consistent with there not being any consensus over what causes
, authors have used many different labels to refer to it, sometimes interchangeably, but often depending on which theory they favor or which specific behavior they were studying. Contemporary names include compulsive masturbation, compulsive sexual behavior, cybersex addiction, erotomania, “excessive sexual drive”, hyperphilia,
, hypersexual disorder, problematic
, sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity, sexual dependency, sexual impulsivity, “out of control sexual behavior”, and paraphilia-related disorder.
This, and other research, has linked algolagnia to aggression, or
, or other control psychoses.
II. "Sexual Dysfunction" (a scale which evaluates sexual dysfunctions such as impotence,
and premature or retarded ejaculation);
On personality testing, sadistic rapists apprehended by law enforcement have shown elevated traits of impulsivity,
, callousness, and psychopathy.
Behavioral, developmental and other anomalies often include:
, perceptual hypersensitivity, emotional lability (mood swings), hyperaggressive behavior; hypertelorism (widely-set eyes),
may be a primary condition, or the symptom of another medical disease or condition, for example Klüver-Bucy syndrome or bipolar disorder.
may also present as a side effect of medication such as drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease, or through the administering of hormones such as testosterone and estrogen during hormone therapy.
was to be avoided by women as well as men. An enlarged clitoris, like an oversized phallus, was considered a symptom of excessive sexuality. Although Hellenistic and Roman medical and other writers refer to clitoridectomy as primarily an "Egyptian" custom, gynecological manuals under the Christian Empire in late antiquity propose that
could be treated by surgery or repeated childbirth.
A positive link between the severity of dementia and occurrence of inappropriate behavior has also been found.
can be caused by dementia in a number of ways, including disinhibition due to organic disease, misreading of social cues, understimulation, the persistence of learned sexual behaviour after other behaviours have been lost, and the side-effects of the drugs used to treat dementia. Other possible causes of dementia-related
include an inappropriately expressed psychological need for intimacy and forgetfulness of the recent past. As this illness progresses, increasing
has been theorized to sometimes compensate for declining self-esteem and cognitive function.
Dopamine receptor antagonists are used for some diseases such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, nausea and vomiting. It can also control the symptoms of
and increased orgasmic activity.
Interview with Desiree Gamotin, “
of Asian women, minorities: Despite stereotypes, race-positive sexuality is attainable” February 11, 2009 University of Western Ontario Gazette.
Lafave later attributed her criminal actions to bipolar disorder, which is associated with intense and irregular mood swings, and with
and poor judgment during manic episodes.
Innocent is multilingual. Innocent speak and read English, Haitian Creole, and French. Innocent suffer with depression, substance abuse and known to be a
In Klüver–Bucy syndrome, a patient will display placidity, hyperorality,
, and hyperphagia. This condition results from bilateral destruction of the amygdaloid bodies of the limbic system.
may negatively impact an individual. The concept of
as an addiction was started in the 1970s by former members of Alcoholics Anonymous who felt they experienced a similar lack of control and compulsivity with sexual behaviors as with alcohol. Multiple 12-step style self-help groups now exist for people who identify as sex addicts, including Sex Addicts Anonymous, Sexaholics Anonymous, Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, and Sexual Compulsives Anonymous.
has become an enduring focus of empirical consideration in recent years (Kafka, 2010) The study of compulsive Internet pornography use as a subdomain of
has also become a prevalent empirical focus in recent years. Internet pornography use is increasingly common in Western cultures (Carroll et al. 2008). In tandem with this increase, the mental health community has witnessed a dramatic rise in problematic Internet pornography use (Manning, 2006; Warden et al. 2004; Owens, Behun, Manning, & Reid, 2012).
Some authors have questioned whether it makes sense to discuss
at all, arguing that labeling sexual urges "extreme" merely stigmatizes people who do not conform to the norms of their culture or peer group.
Progestins are also used in judicial chemical castration of sex offenders and in the treatment of individuals suffering from unwanted sexual urges (e.g., from
, paraphilias, etc.) due to their antigonadotropic and thus functional antiandrogen effects.
People with Geschwind syndrome reported higher rates of atypical or altered sexuality. In approximately half of individuals hyposexuality (i.e. decreased libido) is reported. Cases of
have also been reported.
Bombshells are identified with
, their curves, including hourglass figures and large breasts, sex appeal, larger than life personas, as well as stereotypes associated with blonde women and supermodels.
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