Masochism sexual disorder
“We can sit here and pretend to be normal. But I'm still a sick, needy masochist who uses you as a stand in for my drugs, and you're still a sadist.”
― Natalie Bennett, Mercy Bound Released: Complete Trilogy
What do you mean by masochism sexual disorder?
Sexual masochism is an intentional activity that include being humiliated, beaten, bound or otherwise abused to experience sexual excitement. Just imagine that in order to feel sexual excitement you need to be abused, you can clearly inform this thought that how painful it will be for your partner and that you can also get extremely hot physically during such an experience. Sexual masochism is a sexual disorder in which you experience depression and impairment of functions. It is diagnosed by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder (DSM). It can be treated by the psychotherapy.
Common Causes of Masochism Sexual Disorder
The main causes of masochism are unknown by specialists yet they consider that when inappropriate sexual fantasies are avoided and then they are suppressed, they cause this type of disorder. The major problem with the suppressed thoughts is that they are put into the unconscious and therefore they are observed in your behavior and mind set in a very different manner. This makes them hard to identify.
Common Symptoms of Masochism Sexual Disorder
Most of the time people know that they are suffering from some sort of a sexual related psychological problem yet as they do not know about the exact symptoms, they are unable to identify what exactly the problem is. Following are the most common symptoms of masochism sexual disorder:
- Severe stress
- Work problem
- Social problems
- Humiliated, beaten, bound
Risk Factors of Masochism Sexual Disorder
Following are some of the most observed risk factors of masochism sexual disorder:
- You may have other mental health problems
- Abused to experience sexual excitement
- You may face humiliated, beaten, bound
The major problem with masochism like all other sexual disorders is that it impairs your ability to form healthy relationships with intimate partner. When the basic sexual needs are not met in the right way it leads to sexual tension and relationship disturbances.
How doctors diagnose that you have a masochism sexual disorder or not?
Following are the methodologies and techniques used by the doctors or psychiatrist:
- Physical examination
- Psychiatric evaluation
- Asking about the symptoms you have experience
- Diagnostic criteria from DSM-5
Doctors can treat this type of psychological problems by the methods and techniques which we have discussed here:
- Medical treatment
Doctors will prescribe you an appropriate medication to overcome the symptoms and the disease.
- Behavioural treatment
Doctors can also do your behavioural treatment and treat you by the help of cogitative behavioural therapy.
Behavior and belief system modification or important interventions that are provided to people with such a sexual disorder. The people with such a disorder are often told to reduce the intensity of physical or verbal abuse slow and steadily to desensitized them.