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Atypical Sexual Behavior

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atypical sexual behaviors
Behaviors not typically expressed by most people in our society.
autoerotic asphyxia
The enhancement of sexual excitement and orgasm by pressure-induced oxygen deprivation.
bondage
A sexual behavior in which a person derives sexual pleasure from being bound, tied up, or otherwise restricted.
coprophilia
A sexual paraphilia in which a person obtains sexual arousal from contact with feces.
exhibitionism
The act of exposing one's genitals to an unwilling observer.
fetishism
A sexual behavior in which a person obtains sexual excitement primarily or exclusively from an inanimate object or a particular part of the body.
frotteurism
A fairly common paraphilia in which a person obtains sexual pleasure by pressing or rubbing against another person in a crowded public place. Often the victim is not even aware.
klismaphilia
An unusual variant of sexual expression in which an individual obtains sexual pleasure from receiving enemas.
necrophilia
A rare sexual paraphilia in which a person obtains sexual gratification by viewing or having intercourse with a corpse.
paraphilia
A term used to describe uncommon types of sexual expression.
sadomasochistic (SM) behavior
The association of sexual expression with pain.
sexual masochism
The act of obtaining sexual arousal through receiving physical or psychological pain.
sexual sadism
The act of obtaining sexual arousal through giving physical or psychological pain.
transvestic fetishism
A sexual behavior in which a person derives sexual arousal from wearing clothing of the other sex.
urophilia
A sexual paraphilia in which a person obtains sexual arousal from contact with urine.
voyeurism
The act of obtaining sexual gratification by observing undressed or sexually interacting people without their consent.
zoophilia
A paraphilia in which a person has sexual contact with animals.