A sexual perversion in which children rather than adults most strongly excite sexual desire, and are used as sexual partners.
A paraphilia characterized by intense, recurring sexual urges or fantasies involving sexual activities with a prepubescent child.
one who has a sexual desire for children.
Syndrome characterized by a person 16 years or older having recurrent sexual activity with a prepubescent child (legally this is generally 13 years or younger).
an abnormal condition in which an adult has a sexual desire for children.
The touching, speaking to, making references to, forcing a child to, do anything of a sexual nature. If anyone touches you or makes you do something that makes you feel uncomfortable, that's pedophilia.
Sexual interest in children. Pedophiles are adults (or adolescents over 16) with a primary arousal to children. ("Despite attempts to become sexual with women or men his own age, Phil realized his persistent attraction to children made him a pedophile.")
engaging in sexual activity with a child.
sexual activity of an adult with a child
A sexual dysfunction where the person achieves sexual arousal or satisfaction only through the sexual exposure of children i.e. either watching them naked or undressing them or indulging in child pornography. A pedophilic may not necessarily have sex with the child to attain satisfaction, but enjoys the vulnerability of a child. A pedophiliac may have some experience of sexual trauma in his own childhood.
Sexual attraction to a child; clinically, a person sixteen years of age or older who is at least five years older than the child. Pedophiles will prefer males, females, or both. Generally considered to be an incurable mental disorder.
A paraphilia in which children are the preferred sexual partners.
A paraphilia consisting of a primary sexual attraction to prepubescent children (DSM-IV: Over a period of at least six months, recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child or children).
Fantasy or act in which children are the preferred sexual objects.
Sexual arousal for an adult obtained by sexual contact with or fantasies about children.
SEXUAL LOVE OF A CHILD BY AN ADULT
Pedophilia, paedophilia or pÃ¦dophilia (see spelling differences) is the paraphilia of being sexually attracted primarily or exclusively to prepubescent or peripubescent children. A person with this attraction is called a pedophile or paedophile.