Paraphilias Statistics

(Also Known As: Paraphilia Statistics, Paraphilic Statistics, Sexual Abuse Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Paraphilias

  • The ratio of incidence of paraphiliacs in men to women is 1:20
  • 25% of paraphiliacs who were convicted of pedophilia resume their behavior a few years after their release from prison.
  • Paraphiliacs victimizing boys are twice as likely to repeat their behavior as those who victimize girls.
  • 86% of paraphiliacs have a history of being convicted for non-sexual offenses.
  • 92% of paraphiliacs convicted for sexual abuse in children have a history of at least 1 non-sexual offense.
  • Only 5% of paraphiliacs meet the formal diagnostic criteria for multiple paraphilias other than pedophilia.

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Gender Dysphoria (Gender Identity Disorder) – Gender Dysphoria, Transgender, Transvestism, Transsexuality
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Anxiety, Intrusive Thoughts, Depression, Obsession, Compulsive Behavior, Anxiety
Personality Disorder NOS – Changes in Personality and Behavior, Pervasive Behavioral Deviation, Inflexible Personality
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Anxiety, Traumatic Events, Stress, Depression, Psychological Trauma
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Sexual Addiction – Unmanageable Sexual Behavior, Hypersexuality, Sexual Dependency, Sexual Compulsivity