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Hypersexuality
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 F52.7
ICD-9 302.89
.Hypersexuality is the elevated desire to engage in human sexual behavior[1] at a level high enough to be considered problematic and clinically significant.^ Reply TMI Service says: January 14, 2010 at 7:03 am Hypersexuality is the desire to engage in human sexual behavior at a level high enough to be considered clinically significant.
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^ Despite the lack of formalized criteria, there are common clinical features that are typically seen in compulsive sexual behaviors.
  • Understanding and Managing Compulsive Sexual Behaviors 22 January 2010 20:58 UTC psychiatrymmc.com [Source type: Academic]

^ A key clinical feature in diagnosing a paraphilic sexual behavior is that it must be distressing and cause significant impairment in ones life, with the exception of pedophilia and fetishism.
  • Understanding and Managing Compulsive Sexual Behaviors 22 January 2010 20:58 UTC psychiatrymmc.com [Source type: Academic]

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Concept

.The concept of hypersexuality replaces the older concepts of nymphomania (or furor uterinus) and satyriasis.^ The concept of hypersexuality replaces the older concepts of nymphomania (or furor uterinus) and satyriasis.
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.Nymphomania was believed to be a female psychological disorder characterized by an overactive libido and an obsession with sex.^ Nymphomania was believed to be a female psychological disorder characterized by an overactive libido and an obsession with sex.
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^ This is not to say that there is not shallow characterisation, but rather that when it is true for the female characters; it is generally true for their male counterparts: For every sex object there is the utterly forgettable hero-man.
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.In males the disorder was called satyriasis (for etymology of the words, see nymph and satyr).^ In males the disorder was called satyriasis.
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."Nymphomania" and "satyriasis" are no longer listed as specific disorders in the DSM-IV, though they remain a part of ICD-10.^ Nymphomania” and “satyriasis” are no longer listed as specific disorders in the DSM-IV, though they remain a part of ICD-10.
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^ There are many other forms of paraphilias that are not listed in DSM-IV (e.g., gerontophilia, necrophilia, zoophilia) that exist but have not been yet recognized as clinical disorders.
  • Understanding and Managing Compulsive Sexual Behaviors 22 January 2010 20:58 UTC psychiatrymmc.com [Source type: Academic]

^ There are 12 listed sexual disorders and they are divided into disorders of sexual dysfunction, paraphilias, and gender identity disorder.
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Associated conditions

.People who suffer from bipolar disorder may often display tremendous swings in sex drive depending on their mood.^ Hypersexuality (increased sex drive) Bipolar disorder I ...
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^ Tags: Bipolar Disorder , Depression , hypomania , medication , mood swings .

^ It’s very common for children who go on who go on to be diagnosed with bipolar disorder to first be diagnosed with attention deficit disorder.
  • What's Wrong with my Child? ADHD or Bipolar? -- Full-Length Doctor's Interview | Ivanhoe's Medical Breakthroughs 22 January 2010 20:58 UTC www.ivanhoe.com [Source type: Original source]

.Hypersexuality may be expressed during periods of mania or hypomania.^ The pattern of the cycling, usually for the most part, is mania or hypomania, followed by a period of depression and the depressive episodes are, typically for adults, a depressed mood, sadness, melancholia, and sometimes irritability.
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.Several neurological conditions such as Alzheimer's disease,[2] various types of brain injury,[3] Klüver-Bucy syndrome,[4] Kleine-Levin syndrome,[5] and many more neuro-degenerative diseases can cause hypersexual behavior.^ Kleine-Levin syndrome .
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^ And parkinsonism — the symptoms of Parkinson's disease — can be caused by many other types of problems.
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^ The symptoms of the Klüver-Bucy Syndrome vary with each individual.
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.Importantly, at times, drugs could contribute to hypersexual behavior.^ Most patients showed some element of dose dependency between antiparkinsonian drugs and the hypersexual behavior.
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See also

References

  1. ^ hypersexuality at Dorland's Medical Dictionary
  2. ^ Dhikav, V., Anand, K., & Aggarwal, N. (2007). Grossly disinhibited sexual behavior in dementia of Alzheimer's type. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 36, 133-134.
  3. ^ Miller, B. L., Cummings, J. L., McIntyre, H., Ebers, G., & Grode, M. (1986). Hypersexuality or altered sexual preference following brain injury. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry, 49, 867–873. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1028946
  4. ^ National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. "NINDS Klüver-Bucy Syndrome Information Page". http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/kluver_bucy/kluver_bucy.htm. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  5. ^ I. Arnulf, J. M. Zeitzer, J. File, N. Farber, E. Mignot. "Kleine-Levin syndrome: a systematic review of 186 cases in the literature". http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=17391172. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 

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