PERVERSION – INTRODUCTION

These are defined as unusual sexual urges or behaviors that are recurrent and sexually arousing and involve unusual activities, objects or situation and causes marked distress to self and others.

Is it abnormal ?

The perversions are considered abnormal when the fantasies, sexual urges or behavior causes marked distress to self and others. Often in abnormal cases, such activities lead to disturbance in routine work like education, occupation and other areas of social interaction.

What causes Perversion ?

Following social factors have been attributed to such problems :

  • Childhood sexual abuse and trauma.
  • First shared sexual experience.
  • Social restrictions and prohibitions.
  • Examples set up by parents and media.

Besides this it has also been found that persons with such problems also have abnormal levels of hormones and other neurological problems like epilepsy.