SCOPOPHILIA

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Paraphilia in which sexuoerotism hinges on watching others engaging in sexual intercourse, viewing the genitals of another, or observing them in the process of disrobing. If persistent, it is voyeurism. Also known as: scoptophilia.

SCOPOPHILIA: "Peeping Toms are often afflicted with scopophilia."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SCOPOPHILIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/scopophilia/ (accessed July 7, 2022).

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