is a psychological condition whereby an individual obtains pleasure or enjoys the experience of feeling pain whether inflicted by themselves, a partner or another unknown individual.

MASOCHISM: "Masochism is where an individual will obtain sexual gratification from feeling pain irrespective of how it is generated."
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