Diagnostic Criteria

Would an arrest qualify as causing “marked distress” under criterion B for pedophilia? (From the USA)   The information in your question isn’t sufficient to give an accurate answer. There is a distinction between pedophilia and pedophilic. Typically a DSM-5

Is This Child Abuse?

From a young man in the U.S.: Is convincing a child that every man her mother is with is her father considered mental abuse also the original father is alienated from child It may be. I don’t have enough information.