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DSM Paraphilias Subworkgroup and the NCSF Responses

NCSF was asked by the DSM Paraphilias subworkgroup to respond to their proposed changes to the DSM’s consensual paraphilias. This is our Letter to the Editor of the Archives of Sexual Behavior that was published on July 15, 2010. PDF papers published by the various members of the Paraphilia Subworkgroup …

DSM Revision Petition

Kinky is NOT a Diagnosis! DSM Revision Petition The DSM Revision Petition is gathering signatures from individuals and organizations calling on the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to adhere to empirical research when revising the diagnoses in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). Statements currently within the DSM …

DSM Revision White Paper

NCSF and the NCSF Foundation’s position on the discriminatory paraphilias section in the DSM. Because the scientific evidence contradicts the statements currently within the DSM, we must conclude that the interpretation of the Paraphilias criteria has been politically NOT scientifically based. This politically motivated interpretation subjects BDSM practitioners, fetishists and …