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Pedophilia: Clinical Features, Etiology and Treatment

Ayten Erdođan.

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There is a growing recognition that child sexual abuse is a critical public health problem. Child sexual abusement is not a medical diagnosis and is not necessarily a term synonymous with pedophilia. According to DSM-IV, a pedophile is an individual who fantasizes about, is sexually aroused by, or experiences sexual urges toward prepubescent children (generally

Key words: Pedophilia, Paraphilia, Child, Sexual Abuse, Etiology, Treatment

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