ALGOPHILIA By N., Sam M.S. - 7 noun. existing merely for the encounter or infliction of hurt and pain. Reference: sadism. ALGOPHILIA: "Tim's algophilia was a trait some of his partner's didn't prefer." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study PAIN DRIVE FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) Hitler and Conformity OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION SCHIZOID PERSONALITY (Schizo- thymic Personality) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) HORNEY, KAREN (1885-1952) ANTISOCIAL REACTION CLIENT-CENTERED THERAPY Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ALGOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/algophilia/ (accessed June 25, 2022).