Frotteurism Symptoms

By Psych Central Staff

Renamed (Frotteuristic Disorder) in DSM-5

Over a period of at least 6 months, recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving touching and rubbing against a nonconsenting person.

The fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning.

 

 

APA Reference
Psych Central. (2014). Frotteurism Symptoms. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 25, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/disorders/frotteurism-symptoms/

Symptom criteria summarized from:
American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fifth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.
        or
American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association.

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    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 2 Apr 2014
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