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Attraction to disability

Attraction to disability is a sexualised interest in the appearance, sensation and experience of disability. It may extend from normal human sexuality into a type of sexual fetishism. Sexologically, the pathological end of the attraction tends to ...

                                               

Autagonistophilia

Autagonistophilia is a paraphilia. Robert J. Campbell, in his Psychiatric Dictionary describes it as, "a paraphilia in which sexual arousal and orgasm are contingent upon displaying ones self in a live show, i.e., being observed performing on sta ...

                                               

Autassassinophilia

Autassassinophilia is a paraphilia in which a person is sexually aroused by the risk of being killed. The fetish may overlap with some other fetishes that risk ones life, such as those involving drowning or choking. This does not necessarily mean ...

                                               

Autosadism

Autosadism, or automasochism, is behaviour inflicting pain or humiliation on oneself. It may be related to self-harm or a paraphilia involving sexual arousal. It can be viewed as a form of masochism, a sublimated form of sadism, or a means to exp ...

                                               

Autovampirism

Auto-vampirism is a form of vampirism that refers to drinking ones own blood, typically as a form of sexual gratification. As a mental disorder, this is also called as autohemophagia, which is derived from three Greek words: auto, which means "se ...

                                               

Biastophilia

Biastophilia and its Latin-derived synonym raptophilia, also paraphilic rape, is a paraphilia in which sexual arousal is dependent on, or is responsive to, the act of assaulting an unconsenting person, especially a stranger. Some dictionaries con ...

                                               

Breast fetishism

As a paraphilia, breast fetishism is a highly atypical sexual interest focused on female breasts. The term breast fetishism is also used in the non-paraphilic sense, to refer to cultural attention to female breasts and the sexuality they represen ...

                                               

Candaulism

Candaulism, or candaulesism, is a paraphilic sexual practice or fantasy in which one person exposes his partner, or images of her, to other people for their voyeuristic pleasure. Candaulism is also associated with voyeurism and exhibitionism. The ...

                                               

Chremastistophilia

Chrematistophilia and the suffix -philia) is a paraphilia whereby sexual arousal is obtained from being robbed. Kleptolagnia is its opposite, sexual arousal obtained through theft or breaking and entering.

                                               

Clinical vampirism

Clinical vampirism, more commonly known as Renfields syndrome or Renfield syndrome, is an obsession with drinking blood. The earliest formal presentation of clinical vampirism to appear in the psychiatric literature, with the psychoanalytic inter ...

                                               

Clothed female, naked male

Clothed female, naked male is a genre of erotica based on the real or imagined interaction of one or more nude men and one or more clothed women. In classical antiquity, the portrayal of nude male form in art including the exposure of genitals wa ...

                                               

Clothed male, naked female

Clothed male, naked female, or clothed male, nude female, is female nudity in which one or more women are nude while one or more men are clothed. The opposite of CMNF is CFNM -- clothed female, naked male. There are also CFNF and CMNM variants.

                                               

Clothing fetish

Clothing fetishism or garment fetishism is a sexual fetish that revolves around a fixation upon a particular article or type of clothing, a particular fashion or uniform, or a person dressed in such a style. The clinical definition of a sexual fe ...

                                               

Phalloorchoalgolagnia

Cock and ball torture, penis torture or dick torture is a sexual activity involving application of pain or constriction to the penis or testicles. This may involve directly painful activities, such as genital piercing, wax play, genital spanking, ...

                                               

Coprophilia

Coprophilia, also called scatophilia or scat, is the paraphilia involving sexual arousal and pleasure from feces. In the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, published by the American Psychiatric Association, it is classified un ...

                                               

Dacryphilia

Dacryphilia is a form of paraphilia in which one is aroused by tears or sobbing. The term comes from the Greek words dacry- meaning "tears," and philia meaning "love." Dacryphilia is not limited to BDSM and may be experienced by those who do not ...

                                               

Dendrophilia (paraphilia)

Dendrophilia literally means "love of trees". The term may sometimes refer to a paraphilia in which people are sexually attracted to or sexually aroused by trees. This may involve sexual contact or veneration as phallic symbols or both.

                                               

Doll fetish

Doll fetishism is a sexual fetish in which an individual is attracted to dolls and doll like objects such as figurines. The attraction may include the desire for actual sexual contact with a doll, a fantasy of a sexual encounter with an animate o ...

                                               

Emetophilia

Emetophilia is the sexual arousal from vomiting, or watching others vomit. It is sometimes referred to as a vomit fetish, and the fetish is considered a paraphilia. Some emetophiles practice the fetish by having their partner vomit from performin ...

                                               

Erotic asphyxiation

Erotic asphyxiation is the intentional restriction of oxygen to the brain for the purposes of sexual arousal. The term autoerotic asphyxiation is used when the act is done by a person to themselves. Colloquially, a person engaging in the activity ...

                                               

Erotic hypnosis

Erotic hypnosis is the practice of hypnosis for sexual purposes, outside of a therapeutic context. Some erotic hypnosis is practiced in the context of BDSM relationships and communities. In addition, for some people hypnosis is inherently erotic, ...

                                               

Erotic spanking

Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties. It is considered part of BDSM. It may involve very light and brief spanking or much more extensive spanking, including the us ...

                                               

Erotic target location error

Erotic target location error is a hypothesized paraphilia defined by having a sexual preference or strong sexual interest in features that are somewhere other than on ones sexual partners. When ones sexual arousal is based on imagining oneself in ...

                                               

Exhibitionism

Exhibitionism is the act of exposing in a public or semi-public context those parts of ones body that are not normally exposed – for example, the breasts, genitals or buttocks. The practice may arise from a desire or compulsion to expose themselv ...

                                               

Food play

Food play can have sexual or non-sexual connotations. The term often refers to sitophilia, a form of sexual fetishism in which participants are aroused by erotic situations involving food. The phrase is also used to refer to non-sexual play with ...

                                               

Foot fetishism

Foot fetishism, foot partialism, foot worshipping or podophilia, is a pronounced sexual interest in feet. It is the most common form of sexual fetishism for otherwise non-sexual objects or body parts.

                                               

Footjob

A footjob is a non-penetrative sexual practice with the feet that involves ones feet being rubbed on a partner in order to induce sexual excitement, stimulation or orgasm. In some cases it can be part of a foot fetish. Footjobs are most often per ...

                                               

Formicophilia

Formicophilia, a form of zoophilia, is the sexual interest in being crawled upon or nibbled by insects, such as ants, or other small creatures. This paraphilia often involves the application of insects to the genitals, but other areas of the body ...

                                               

Frotteurism

Frotteurism is a paraphilic interest in rubbing, usually ones pelvic area or erect penis, against a non-consenting person for sexual pleasure. It may involve touching any part of the body, including the genital area. A person who practices frotte ...

                                               

Glove fetishism

Glove fetishism is a sexual fetishism where an individual is sexually stimulated by another person or oneself wearing gloves on their hands. In some cases, the fetish is enhanced by the material of the glove. Often, the actions of a gloved hand a ...

                                               

Hair fetishism

Hair fetishism, also known as hair partialism and trichophilia, is a partialism in which a person sees hair – most commonly, head hair – as particularly erotic and sexually arousing. Arousal may occur from seeing or touching hair, whether head ha ...

                                               

Hand fetishism

Hand fetishism or hand partialism or also Cheirophilia is the sexual fetish for hands. This may include the sexual attraction to a specific area such as the fingers, palm or nails, or the attraction to a specific action performed by the hands; wh ...

                                               

Human furniture

Human furniture is furniture in which a persons body is used as a tray, foot stool, chair, table, cabinet or other item. Forniphilia is the practice of creating human furniture. Examples of human furniture have appeared in modern art and in porno ...

                                               

Indecent exposure

Indecent exposure is the deliberate exposure in public or in view of the general public by a person of a portion or portions of their body in circumstances where the exposure is contrary to local moral or other standards of appropriate behavior. ...

                                               

Klismaphilia

Klismaphilia, from the Greek words κλύσμα and φιλία love"), is a paraphilia involving enjoyment of, and sexual arousal from, enemas.

                                               

Leg fetishism

Leg fetishism or crurophilia is the sexual fetish for legs. Individuals may experience a sexual attraction to a particular area such as the thighs, knees, or calves. Crurophilia is often connected to other fetishes with regards to preferences in ...

                                               

Lust murder

A lust murder is a homicide in which the offender searches for erotic satisfaction by killing someone. Lust murder is synonymous with the paraphilic term erotophonophilia, which is sexual arousal or gratification contingent on the death of a huma ...

                                               

Macrophilia

Macrophilia is a fascination with or a sexual fantasy involving giants, more commonly expressed as giantesses. It is typically a male fantasy, with the male playing the "smaller" part - entering, being dominated, or being eaten by the larger woma ...

                                               

Mechanophilia

Mechanophilia is a paraphilia involving a sexual attraction to machines such as bicycles, motor vehicles, helicopters, ships, and aeroplanes. Mechanophilia is treated as a crime in some nations with perpetrators being placed on a sex-offenders re ...

                                               

Medical fetishism

Medical fetishism refers to a number of sexual fetishes involving objects, practices, environments, and situations of a medical or clinical nature. In sexual roleplay a hospital or medical scene involves the sex partners assuming the roles of doc ...

                                               

Navel fetishism

Navel fetishism, belly button fetishism, or alvinophilia is a partialism in which an individual is attracted to the human navel. According to a study, it is a moderately prevalent fetish among individuals. While in 2012, it was the second most po ...

                                               

Necrophilia

Necrophilia, also known as necrophilism, necrolagnia, necrocoitus, necrochlesis, and thanatophilia, is a sexual attraction or sexual act which involves corpses. It is classified as a paraphilia by the World Health Organization in the organization ...

                                               

Object sexuality

Object sexuality or objectophilia is a form of sexual or romantic attraction focused on particular inanimate objects. Individuals with this attraction may have strong feelings of love and commitment to certain items or structures of their fixatio ...

                                               

Oculolinctus

Oculolinctus, also known as "worming" or eyeball-licking fetishism, refers to the paraphilic practice of licking eyeballs for erotic gratification. In mid-2013, English-language newspapers reported that this fetish had allegedly become popular in ...

                                               

Odaxelagnia

Odaxelagnia is a paraphilia involving sexual arousal through biting, or being bitten. Odaxelagnia is considered a mild form of sadomasochism. Alfred Kinsey studied Odaxelagnia, reporting that roughly half of all people surveyed had experienced se ...

                                               

Olfactophilia

Olfactophilia or osmolagnia is a paraphilia for, or sexual arousal by, smells and odors emanating from the body, especially the sexual areas. Sigmund Freud used the term osphresiolagnia in reference to pleasure caused by odors. Campbells Psychiat ...

                                               

Paraphilic infantilism

Paraphilic infantilism, also known as autonepiophilia, psychosexual infantilism, and adult baby syndrome is a sexual fetish that involves role-playing a regression to an infant-like state. Behaviors may include drinking from a bottle or wearing d ...

                                               

Partialism

Partialism is sexual interest with an exclusive focus on a specific part of the body other than the genitals. Partialism is categorized as a fetishistic disorder in the DSM-5 of the American Psychiatric Association only if it causes significant p ...

                                               

Pecattiphilia

Pecattiphilia involves sexual arousal from performing an act believed to be sinful. This would include, for example, such acts of lust as fornication or sodomy, or also the acting out any of the other seven deadly sins.

                                               

Pedophilia

Pedophilia is a psychiatric disorder in which an adult or older adolescent experiences a primary or exclusive sexual attraction to prepubescent children. Although girls typically begin the process of puberty at age 10 or 11, and boys at age 11 or ...