17-4: Disorders of gender and sexual identity, sleep, impulse control, eating, post-traumatic stress

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psychosexual gender identity disorders

Repeated desire to be of the opposite sex

sexual deviation

Paraphilia - abnormal sexual inclination or behavior

fetishism

Sexual urges involving the use of inanimate objects (fetishes) such as clothing, shoes, and underwear

nymphomania

Abnormal, excessive sexual desire in the female

pedophilia

Sexual thoughts or activity with children by an adult

satyriasis

Abnormal, excessive sexual desire in the male

sexual masochism

Paraphilia in which sexual gratification is derived from being humiliated or hurt by another

sexual sadism

Paraphilia in which sexual gratification is derived from humiliating or hurting another

transvestism

"Cross-dressing"

voyeurism

Disorder marked by recurrent sexual urges to watch unsuspecting people who are naked, disrobing, or engaging in sexual activities

zoophilia

Disorder involving sexual activity with animals

dyssomnias

Sleep disturbances involving amount, quality, or timing of sleep

insomnia

Inability to sleep

hypersomnia

Sleep disorder consisting of the need for excessive sleep

narcolepsy

Recurrent, uncontrolled, brief episodes of sleep

breathing-related sleep disorder

Sleep disruption due to a sleep-related breathing condition (sleep apnea)

parasomnias

Sleep disorder in which abnormal events occur during sleep

nightmare disorder

Repeated awakenings from sleep due to extremely frightening dreams

sleep terror disorder

Parasomnia marked by panic and confusion when abruptly awakening from sleep

sleepwalking

Recurrent episodes of arising from bed during sleep and walking about

impulse control disorder

Failure to resist a temptation to perform an act harmful to oneself or others

pathological gambling

Morbid preoccupation with gambling

kleptomania

Disorder consisting of episodes of stealing objects that are not needed for personal use or for their monetary value

pyromania

Deliberate and purposeful firesetting for personal gratification

anorexia nervosa

Eating disorder characterized by refusal or inability to maintain minimum normal weight

bulimia nervosa

Binge eating, followed by compensatory behavior such as self-induced vomiting or the use of diuretics and laxatives

post-traumatic stress disorder

Various psychological symptoms occurring after a traumatic event such as military combat, flood, fire, or an auto accident

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