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Index Sadomasochism

Sadomasochism is the giving or receiving pleasure from acts involving the receipt or infliction of pain or humiliation. [1]

81 relations: Aesthetics, Algolagnia, American Psychiatric Association, Autosadism, BDSM, Being and Nothingness, Bondage (BDSM), Breast torture, Cock and ball torture, Consent (BDSM), Consent (criminal law), CRC Press, Cuckold, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Discipline (BDSM), Distress (medicine), Dominance and submission, Dominance hierarchy, DSM-5, E. L. James, Erotic humiliation, Erotic spanking, European Union, Fifty Shades (novel series), Flagellation, Folsom Street Fair, Forensic science, Gayle Rubin, Gilles Deleuze, Havelock Ellis, Hickey, Hierarchical organization, Humiliation, ICD-10, ICD-10 Chapter V: Mental and behavioural disorders, International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, Isidor Sadger, Jacques Lacan, James Giles (philosopher), Jean-Paul Sartre, Joe Shuster, Journal of Homosexuality, Journal of Sex Research, Justine (de Sade novel), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Lust murder, Marquis de Sade, Master/slave (BDSM), Mental disorder, New York Daily News, ..., Nights of Horror, Nose torture, Orgasm, Pain, Paraphilia, Personality disorder, Psychiatrist, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, Psychopathology, Psychosexual development, Pussy torture, René Girard, Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Sadism and masochism in fiction, Safeword, Samois, Schadenfreude, Self-defeating personality disorder, Servitude (BDSM), Sexual sadism disorder, Sexual slavery (BDSM), Sexual violence, Sigmund Freud, Superman, Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World, Tickling, Trevor Jacques, Virgin Books, Wikinews, World Health Organization. Expand index (31 more) »


Aesthetics (also spelled esthetics) is a branch of philosophy that explores the nature of art, beauty, and taste, with the creation and appreciation of beauty.

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Algolagnia (from ἄλγος, álgos, "pain", and λαγνεία, lagneía, "lust") is a sexual tendency which is defined by deriving sexual pleasure and stimulation from physical pain, often involving an erogenous zone.

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American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is the main professional organization of psychiatrists and trainee psychiatrists in the United States, and the largest psychiatric organization in the world.

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Autosadism, or automasochism, is behaviour inflicting pain or humiliation on oneself.

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BDSM is a variety of often erotic practices or roleplaying involving bondage, discipline, dominance and submission, sadomasochism, and other related interpersonal dynamics.

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Being and Nothingness

Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology (L'Être et le néant: Essai d'ontologie phénoménologique), sometimes published with the subtitle A Phenomenological Essay on Ontology, is a 1943 book by the philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre, in which the author asserts the individual's existence as prior to the individual's essence ("existence precedes essence") and seeks to demonstrate that free will exists.

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Bondage (BDSM)

Bondage is the practice of consensually tying, binding, or restraining a partner for erotic, aesthetic, or somatosensory stimulation.

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Breast torture

Breast torture or tit torture is a BDSM sexual activity involving application of pain or constriction to the breasts.

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Cock and ball torture

Cock and ball torture (CBT) is a sexual activity involving application of pain or constriction to the male genitals.

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Consent (BDSM)

Consent within BDSM is when a participant gives their permission for certain acts or types of relationships.

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Consent (criminal law)

In criminal law, consent may be used as an excuse and prevent the defendant from incurring liability for what was done.

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CRC Press

The CRC Press, LLC is a publishing group based in the United States that specializes in producing technical books.

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A cuckold is the husband of an adulterous wife.

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Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) is published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and offers a common language and standard criteria for the classification of mental disorders.

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Discipline (BDSM)

Discipline in BDSM is the practice where the dominant sets rules for the submissive that he/she is expected to obey.

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Distress (medicine)

In medicine, distress is an aversive state in which a person is unable to completely adapt to stressors and their resulting stress and shows maladaptive behaviors.

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Dominance and submission

Dominance and submission (also called D/s) is a set of behaviors, customs, and rituals involving the submission of one person to another in an erotic episode or lifestyle.

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Dominance hierarchy

Dominance hierarchy is a type of social hierarchy that arises when members of a social group interact, often aggressively, to create a ranking system.

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The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is the 2013 update to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the taxonomic and diagnostic tool published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

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E. L. James

Erika Leonard (née Mitchell; born 7 March 1963), known by her pen name E. L. James, is an English author.

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Erotic humiliation

Erotic humiliation is consensual psychological humiliation in order to produce erotic excitement or sexual arousal.

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Erotic spanking

Erotic spanking is the act of spanking another person for the sexual arousal or gratification of either or both parties.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Fifty Shades (novel series)

Fifty Shades is a series of erotic novels by E. L. James.

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Flagellation (Latin flagellum, "whip"), flogging, whipping or lashing is the act of beating the human body with special implements such as whips, lashes, rods, switches, the cat o' nine tails, the sjambok, etc.

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Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair (FSF) is an annual BDSM and leather subculture street fair held in September, that caps San Francisco's "Leather Pride Week".

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Forensic science

Forensic science is the application of science to criminal and civil laws, mainly—on the criminal side—during criminal investigation, as governed by the legal standards of admissible evidence and criminal procedure.

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Gayle Rubin

Gayle S. Rubin (born 1949) is an American cultural anthropologist best known as an activist and theorist of sex and gender politics.

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Gilles Deleuze

Gilles Deleuze (18 January 1925 – 4 November 1995) was a French philosopher who, from the early 1960s until his death in 1995, wrote on philosophy, literature, film, and fine art.

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Havelock Ellis

Henry Havelock Ellis, known as Havelock Ellis (2 February 1859 – 8 July 1939), was an English physician, writer, progressive intellectual and social reformer who studied human sexuality.

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A hickey, hickie or love bite in British English, is a bruise or bruise-like mark caused by the kissing or sucking of the skin, usually on the neck or arm.

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Hierarchical organization

A hierarchical organization is an organizational structure where every entity in the organization, except one, is subordinate to a single other entity.

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Humiliation is the abasement of pride, which creates mortification or leads to a state of being humbled or reduced to lowliness or submission.

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ICD-10 is the 10th revision of the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems (ICD), a medical classification list by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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ICD-10 Chapter V: Mental and behavioural disorders

ICD-10 is an international statistical classification produced by the World Health Organization.

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International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the international "standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes." Its full official name is International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems. The ICD is maintained by the World Health Organization (WHO), the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations System.

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Isidor Sadger

Isidor Isaak Sadger (29 October 1867 - 21 December 1942), born in Neu Sandez, Galicia, was a forensic doctor and psychoanalyst in Vienna.

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Jacques Lacan

Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981) was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controversial psycho-analyst since Freud".

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James Giles (philosopher)

James Giles (born 1958) is a Canadian philosopher and psychologist.

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Jean-Paul Sartre

Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

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Joe Shuster

Joseph "Joe" Shuster (July 10, 1914 – July 30, 1992) was a Canadian-American comic book artist best known for co-creating the DC Comics character Superman, with writer Jerry Siegel, in Action Comics #1 (cover-dated June 1938).

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Journal of Homosexuality

The Journal of Homosexuality is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering research into sexual practices and gender roles in their cultural, historical, interpersonal, and modern social contexts.

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Journal of Sex Research

The Journal of Sex Research is a peer-reviewed academic journal covering the study of human sexuality and the field of sexology in general.

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Justine (de Sade novel)

Justine, or The Misfortunes of Virtue (French: Justine, ou Les Malheurs de la Vertu) is a 1791 novel by Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, better known as the Marquis de Sade.

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Leopold von Sacher-Masoch

Leopold Ritter von Sacher-Masoch (27 January 1836 – 9 March 1895) was an Austrian nobleman, writer and journalist, who gained renown for his romantic stories of Galician life.

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Lust murder

A lust murder is a homicide in which the offender searches for erotic satisfaction by killing someone.

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Marquis de Sade

Donatien Alphonse François, Marquis de Sade (2 June 1740 – 2 December 1814), was a French nobleman, revolutionary politician, philosopher, and writer, famous for his libertine sexuality.

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Master/slave (BDSM)

In BDSM, Master/slave or M/s is a relationship in which one individual serves another in an authority-exchange structured relationship.

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Mental disorder

A mental disorder, also called a mental illness or psychiatric disorder, is a behavioral or mental pattern that causes significant distress or impairment of personal functioning.

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New York Daily News

The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.

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Nights of Horror

Nights of Horror is a series of fetish comic books, created in 1954 by publisher Malcla, drawn by comic artist Joe Shuster, who is also one of the original creators of Superman.

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Nose torture

Nose torture is a classic Japanese form of BDSM, that usually involves a hook applied in the nose — so called nosehook — that pulls the nose backwards.

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Orgasm (from Greek ὀργασμός orgasmos "excitement, swelling"; also sexual climax) is the sudden discharge of accumulated sexual excitement during the sexual response cycle, resulting in rhythmic muscular contractions in the pelvic region characterized by sexual pleasure.

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Pain is a distressing feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli.

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Paraphilia (previously known as sexual perversion and sexual deviation) is the experience of intense sexual arousal to atypical objects, situations, fantasies, behaviors, or individuals.

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Personality disorder

Personality disorders (PD) are a class of mental disorders characterized by enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience, exhibited across many contexts and deviating from those accepted by the individual's culture.

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A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders.

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Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders.

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Psychoanalysis is a set of theories and therapeutic techniques related to the study of the unconscious mind, which together form a method of treatment for mental-health disorders.

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Psychopathology is the scientific study of mental disorders, including efforts to understand their genetic, biological, psychological, and social causes; effective classification schemes (nosology); course across all stages of development; manifestations; and treatment.

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Psychosexual development

In Freudian psychology, psychosexual development is a central element of the psychoanalytic sexual drive theory, that human beings, from birth, possess an instinctual libido (sexual energy) that develops in five stages.

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Pussy torture

Pussy torture or cunt torture is a sexual activity involving application of extreme pain or constriction to the female genitals.

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René Girard

René Noël Théophile Girard (25 December 1923 – 4 November 2015) was a French historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science whose work belongs to the tradition of anthropological philosophy.

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Richard von Krafft-Ebing

Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing (1840-1902; full name Richard Fridolin Joseph Freiherr Krafft von Festenberg auf Frohnberg, genannt von Ebing) was an Austro–German psychiatrist and author of the foundational work Psychopathia Sexualis (1886).

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Sadism and masochism in fiction

The role of sadism and masochism in fiction has attracted serious scholarly attention.

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In BDSM, a safeword is a code word, series of code words or other signal used communicate their physical or emotional state, typically when approaching, or crossing, a physical, emotional, or moral boundary.

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Samois was a lesbian-feminist BDSM organization based in San Francisco that existed from 1978 to 1983.

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Schadenfreude ('harm-joy') is the experience of pleasure, joy, or self-satisfaction that comes from learning of or witnessing the troubles, failures, or humiliation of another.

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Self-defeating personality disorder

Self-defeating personality disorder (also known as masochistic personality disorder) was a proposed personality disorder.

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Servitude (BDSM)

In BDSM, servitude refers to performing personal tasks for their dominant partner, as part of their submissive role in a BDSM relationship.

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Sexual sadism disorder

Sexual sadism disorder is the condition of experiencing sexual arousal in response to the extreme pain, suffering or humiliation of others.

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Sexual slavery (BDSM)

Sexual slavery in a BDSM relationship refers to a submissive person in a BDSM relationship to a dominant person (also called a slave owner or the master or mistress) treating the submissive as their slave, i.e., their property.

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Sexual violence

Sexual violence is any sexual act or attempt to obtain a sexual act by violence or coercion, acts to traffic a person or acts directed against a person's sexuality, regardless of the relationship to the victim.

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

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Superman is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.

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Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World

Things Hidden Since the Foundation of the World (Des choses cachées depuis la fondation du monde) is a 1978 book by the philosopher of social science René Girard.

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Tickling is the act of touching a part of a body in a way that causes involuntary twitching movements or laughter.

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Trevor Jacques

Trevor H. Jacques (born 24 July 1956) is a Canadian author, activist, sex researcher, and IT consultant based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Virgin Books

Virgin Books is a United Kingdom book publisher 90% owned by the publishing group Random House, and 10% owned by Virgin Group, the company originally set up by Richard Branson as a record company.

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Wikinews is a free-content news source wiki and a project of the Wikimedia Foundation.

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World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

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