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Treatment for youth paraphilic disorders: opportunities to reduce harm

Kasinathan, John


Objective: To outline current understanding and recommended treatments for paraphilic or sexual deviant disorders in adolescents and youth. Method: An overview of the diagnosis, development and scope of paraphilic disorders. Evidence and an algorithm for pharmacological treatments in youth are outlined. Results: Paraphilic disorders are relatively common in adolescents and youth, with fantasies and urges preceding the onset of deviant behaviour by a handful of years. Research in youth is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1177/1039856216679541


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