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    Paraphilia is a condition involving sex fetishes where sexual arousal and gratification depend on fantasizing about, and engaging in, sexual behavior that is atypical and extreme. Describe the symptoms of three different forms of paraphilia. What do all paraphilias have in common? Based on research, why do researchers suggest one's gender and/or culture may influence this disorder?

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    Describe the symptoms of three different forms of paraphilia:

    Psychology today (1991-2012) describes paraphilia's as sexual behaviors that society views as abnormal, distasteful and unusual. Pedophilia is the most frequently heard of paraphilia. Pedophilia usually involves sexual relations with a child male or female from birth to age 13. While the least common form of pedophilia is having sexual intercourse with an infant, individuals have participated in this type of sexual behavior.
    Voyeurism is another form of paraphilia defined by one observing another's body parts without the individuals ...

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