paraphilia list

paraphilia list


Abasiophilia People with impaired mobility
Acrotomophilia People with amputations
Agalmatophilia Statues, mannequins and immobility
Algolagnia Pain, particularly involving an erogenous zone; differs from masochism as there is a biologically different interpretation of the sensation rather than a subjective interpretation
Andromimetophilia Trans men
Anililagnia Attraction by young men to older women
Anthropophagolagnia Raping and then cannibalizing another person.
Anthropophagy Ingesting human flesh
Apotemnophilia Being an amputee
Asphyxiophilia Being asphyxiated or strangled
Attraction to disability People with one or more physical disabilities.
Autagonistophilia Being on stage or on camera
Autassassinophilia Being in life-threatening situations
Autoerotic asphyxiation Self-induced asphyxiation, sometimes to the point of near unconsciousness
Autogynephilia Sexual arousal of a biological male in response to the image of himself as female.
Auto-haemofetishism Bleeding oneself (does not involve ingestion of blood). Type of autovampirism.
Autonepiophilia The image of one’s self in the form of an infant.
Autopedophilia The image of one’s self in the form of a child.
Autoplushophilia The image of one’s self in the form of a plush or anthropomorphized animal.
Autovampirism/Vampirism The image of one’s self in the form of a vampire. Involves ingesting or seeing one’s own blood.
Autozoophilia The image of one’s self in the form of an animal or anthropomorphized animal.

Biastophilia/Raptophilia Raping a person, possibly consensual rape fantasy.

Capnolagnia Smoking.
Chremastistophilia Being robbed or held up
Chronophilia Partners of a widely differing chronological age
Coprophilia Feces; also known as scat, scatophilia or fecophilia

Dacryphilia Tears or crying
Diaper fetishism Diapers; considerable overlap with paraphilia infantilism
Dendrophilia Trees

Emetophilia Vomit
Eproctophilia Flatulence
Erotic asphyxiation Asphyxia of oneself or others
Erotophonophilia Murder, often of strangers (also known as dacnolagnomania).
Exhibitionism Exposing one’s genitals to unsuspecting and nonconsenting others

Feederism Eating, feeding, and weight gain.
Formicophilia Being crawled on by insects
Forniphilia Turning a human being into a piece of furniture
Frotteurism Rubbing against a non-consenting person

Gerontophilia Elderly people
Gynandromorphophilia, Gynemimetophilia Transsexual or transgender women

Hematolagnia Drinking or looking at blood
Heterophilia Idealization of heterosexuality and/or people who are “straight-acting”, especially by non-heterosexual people.
Homeovestism Wearing clothing emblematic of one’s own sex
Hoplophilia Firearms, guns
Hybristophilia Criminals, particularly for cruel or outrageous crimes

Infantophilia Pedophilia with a focus on children less than five years old, a recently suggested term that is not in general use

Kleptophilia Stealing; also known as kleptolagnia
Klismaphilia Enemas, arousal and enjoyment in receiving, administering, or both

Lactophilia Breast milk
Liquidophilia Immersing genitals in liquids

Macrophilia Giant beings; the imagined growth of beings
Maschalagnia Armpits
Mazophilia Highly atypical sexual interest focused on female breasts.
Masochism Suffering or humiliation; being beaten, bound or otherwise abused
Mechanophilia Cars or other machines; also “mechaphilia.”
Melolagnia Music
Menophilia Menstruation
Metrophilia Poetry
Microphilia A sexual attraction to very small people or small body parts
Morphophilia Particular body shapes or sizes
Mucophilia Mucus
Mysophilia Dirtiness, soiled or decaying things

Narratophilia Obscene words
Nasophilia Noses
Necrophilia Corpses

Objectophilia Specific inanimate objects
Oculophilia Eyes and activities directly relating to and/or involving the eyes. Voyeurism does not meet classification for this term.
Olfactophilia Smells and odors emanating from the body, especially the sexual areas.
Omorashi Arousal from having a full bladder and/or wetting oneself, or from seeing someone else experiencing a full bladder and/or wetting him- or herself.

Paraphilia infantilism Dressing or being treated like a baby, also known as autonepiophilia or “adult baby syndrome”; considerable overlap with diaper fetishism
Partialism Specific, non-genital body parts
Pedophilia Prepubescent children, also spelled paedophilia; often confused with hebephilia, ephebophilia, and pederasty
Peodeiktophilia Exposing one’s penis
Pedovestism Dressing like a child
Podophilia Feet
Pictophilia Pornography or erotic art, particularly pictures
Piquerism Piercing the flesh of another person, most commonly by stabbing or cutting the body with sharp objects
Plushophilia Stuffed toy animals (Plushies).
Pygophilia Buttocks, as in a highly atypical sexual interest focused on the buttocks.

Salirophilia Soiling or dirtying others
Sexual fetishism Nonliving objects
Sexual sadism Inflicting pain on others
Shoe fetishism Shoes, such as high heels
Somnophilia Sleeping or unconscious people
Sophophilia Learning
Sthenolagnia Muscles and displays of strength
Stigmatophilia Body piercings and tattoos
Symphorophilia Witnessing or staging disasters such as car accidents
Telephone scatologia Obscene phone calls, particularly to strangers; also known as telephonicophilia and scatophilia

Teratophilia Deformed or monstrous people. The term is also sometimes used in a more literal sense (from ancient greek τέρας, teras, meaning monster) for attraction to monstrous mythical and fictional creatures such as werewolves.
Toucherism Touching an unsuspecting, non-consenting person with the hand
Toxophilia Archery
Transvestic fetishism Wearing clothes associated with the opposite sex; also known as transvestism
Transvestophilia A transgender sexual partner
Trichophilia Hair
Troilism Observing one’s partner engaged in sexual activities with another person

Urolagnia Urination, particularly in public, on others, and/or being urinated on. Also referred to as “water sports”

Vorarephilia The idea of one person or creature eating or being eaten by another; usually swallowed whole, in one piece; also known as vore
Voyeurism Watching others while naked or having sex, generally without their knowledge; also known as scopophilia or scoptophilia

Wet and messy fetishism Messy situations, including, but not limited to, being pied, gunged or covered in mud

Zoophilia Animals
Zoosadism Inflicting pain on or seeing animals in pain