Paraphilia (cont.)

How Successful Is Treatment for Paraphilia?

To be most effective, treatment for paraphilia must be provided on a long-term basis. Unwillingness to comply with treatment can hinder its success. It is imperative that people with paraphilias of an illegal nature receive professional help before they harm others or create legal problems for themselves.

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Reviewed by Marina Katz, MD on July 30, 2012

Last Editorial Review: 7/30/2012

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