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Classifying Hypersexuality as Deviant Behavior

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dc.contributor.author Stefano, Brianna
dc.date.accessioned 2018-03-30T16:42:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-30T16:42:47Z
dc.date.issued 2018-03-23
dc.identifier.uri https://scholarworks.bridgeport.edu/xmlui/handle/123456789/2120
dc.description.abstract Our culture has a normative perception of sex as an essential act used to procreate. When men and women deviate from this behavior and engage in excessive sex with multiple partners this can be viewed as "deviant". This deviance is termed as "hypersexual". Hypersexual is defined as when someone experiences a heightened sex drive, engages in frequent and obsessive sexual intercourse leading to distress & disfunction in daily life. This paper will argue that the deviance of Hypersexual Disorder (HD) results in psychological and physical harm and therefore should be included in the Diagnostic Statistic Manual. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Deviant behavior en_US
dc.subject Diagnostic statistic manual en_US
dc.subject Hypersexuality en_US
dc.title Classifying Hypersexuality as Deviant Behavior en_US
dc.type Other en_US
dc.institute.department College of Public and International Affairs en_US
dc.institute.name University of Bridgeport en_US
dc.event.location Bridgeport, CT en_US
dc.event.name Faculty Research Day en_US


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