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Acrotomophilia

Definition of the noun Acrotomophilia

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noun

  1. [psychology] A paraphilia involving sexual attraction toward amputees.

Explanation

Acrotomophilia, refers to a paraphilia in which an individual expresses strong sexual interest in amputees. It is a counterpart to apotemnophilia, the sexual interest in being an amputee.

  • also known as 慕残

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrotomophilia

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Interpersonal Violence (2008)

by Claire M. Renzetti, Jeffrey L. Edleson

Acrotomophilia is a type of fetish from which an individual (acrotomophile) derives sexual pleasure or arousal from having intercourse with or sexually fantasizing about a person who has a body part amputated (an amputee). Acrotomophilia is ...

Google previewThe Adam Principle (1993)

Genes, Genitals, Hormones, and Gender: Selected Readings in Sexology by John Money

Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia that pertains to amputation and amputees. Apotemnophilia pertains to self-amputation. Each of these little known syndromes offers a challenge to diagnosis and to sex therapy. INTRODUCTION Sex and disability ...

Google previewInternal Medicine Board Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Ann Allison

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewPsychiatry Board Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Michael Hough

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewSocial Work Certification Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Timothy Powers

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewAdult Nurse Practitioner Certification Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Patrick Shanahan

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewUSMLE II Certification Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Robin Rogers

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewPsychologist Certification Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Matt Hoffman

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewChild and Adolescent Psychiatry Board Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Elizabeth Elliott

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewChild Adolescent Mental Health CNS Certification Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Hugh Lynch

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewAdult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Debby Shuck

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewPsychiatric Nursing - PMHN Certification Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Mary Landes

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewGeriatric Psychiatry Board Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Corey Evans

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewAddiction Psychiatry Board Review (2014)

A Multiple Choice Practice Method from the Knowledge Testing Review Series by Bruce Lantz

Answer: 1 Frotteurism Explanations: Frotteurismis a paraphilia where the patient derives pleasure from rubbing the genitals against strangers Acrotomophilia is a paraphilia where the patient derives ...

Google previewThe Demon Dictionary Volume Two (2014)

An Exposé on Cultural Practices, Symbols, Myths, and the Luciferian Doctrine by Kimberly Daniels

Fetish erotic Interest1 abasiophilia people with impaired mobility acrotomophilia people with amputations agalmatophilia statues, mannequins and immobility anililagnia anthropophagolagnia sadistic paraphilia that involves raping and then ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3R1O1T1O1M3O1P3H4I1L1I1A1

The value of this 14-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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