ASPHYXOPHILIA

n. sexual arousal and enjoyment obtained from being unable to breathe during sexual activity. As a paraphilia, this may involve being choked or strangled by a partner, or may involve masturbation while self-strangling.

ASPHYXOPHILIA: "A person with asphyxophilia derives enjoyment from being unable to breathe during sexual activity."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ASPHYXOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/asphyxophilia/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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