Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders

  • Dr. Phil Show Little Boy Lost

    In this clip, a mother of a transgender boy provides evidence that contradicts the expectations of reparative therapist Joseph Nicolosi. Dr. Nicolosi describes his belief that transgender males are overly enmeshed with their mothers and distant from their fathers or other male figures. Toni, the mother of the transgender boy, says she was not close with her son and that…

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  • 20/20 My Secret Self – Part 1

    Barbara Walters reports on some of the youngest transgender kids, including a six-year-old girl who was born a boy, a 10-year-old boy who lives as a girl and a 16-year-old-boy who was born a girl. Walters talks to these transgender children, all diagnosed with gender identity disorder (GID), as well as to their parents, who are allowing their children to…

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  • Alexis Arquette on Larry King

    Alexis Arquette is one of the panel members on Larry King, guest hosted by Dr. Drew Pinksy. Arquette, formerly Robert Arquette, is recognized for her role in films like The Wedding Singer, Bride of Chucky and in the reality TV show, The Surreal Life. In this clip, Arquette discusses becoming transgender under public scrutiny as a celebrity. They discuss Chaz…

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  • Low Sexual Desire ISD (Sex Health Guru)

    According to this clip, 20% of the population has ISD (inhibited sexual desire). It can be primary or secondary. Sexual aversion disorder is less frequent and is an avoidance of genital contact. What are some other sexual dysfunction disorders? How do those disorders relate to the sexual response cycle?

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  • Sexual Fetish and Psychology

    Sandy discusses sexual fetishism, including some of the most popular fetishes. She provides the DSM-IV criteria. She distinguishes between a shoe fetish and a foot fetish (inanimate versus animate objects) and the words history. Paraphilia are also described; Sandy defines some paraphilias. What is frotteurism? What is known about the causes of paraphilias?

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  • Secretary Trailer (2002)

    Starring James Spader and Maggie Gyllenhaal in Secretary is a story about a young woman recently released from a mental hospital because she self-mutilates. She gets a job as a secretary to a demanding lawyer where their employer-employee relationship turns into a sexual, sadomasochistic one. In this clip, who is the sadist and who is the masochist? What characterizes sadomasochistic…

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  • The Secrets of The Austrian Cellar Josef Fritzl

    The story of Elisabeth Fritzl, who was locked in a cellar and repeatedly raped by her father over 24 years, has stunned the world. Her father, Josef, stands accused of imprisoning Elisabeth and using her as a sex slave in an underground bunker beneath his house in the provincial Austrian town of Amstetten. Over nearly a quarter of a century…

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