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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Sadism and masochism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The counterpart of sadism is masochism, consisting of sexual fantasies, urges or behaviour that involves being beaten, humiliated[?], bound, tortured, or otherwise made to suffer, in order to enhance or achieve sexual excitement.
In certain extreme cases, sadism and masochism can include fantasies, sexual urges or behaviour that cause significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning, to the point that they can be considered part of a mental disorder.
In general, the depiction of sadism and masochism in fiction tends to be portrayed from the viewpoint of masochistic fantasy.
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 Sadism/Masochism - No Subject   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The terms "sadism" and "masochism" were coined by Krafft-Ebing in 1893, with reference to the Marquis de Sade and Baron Sacher von Masoch.
However, whereas Freud argues that sadism is primary, Lacan argues that masochism is primary, and sadism is derived from it: "sadism is merely the disavowal of masochism."
Masochism occupies a special place among the perversions, just as the invoking drive occupies a privileged place among the partial drives; it is the "limit-experience" in the attempt to go beyond the pleasure principle.
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  masochism - HighBeam Encyclopedia
MASOCHISM [masochism], sexual disorder in which sexual arousal is derived from subjection to physical and emotional degradation.
A type of paraphilia (see perversion, sexual), masochism is explained in psychoanalysis as a destructive attitude in which the individual turns inward upon himself instead of outward upon others.
The politics of masochism; science appears to be taking a back seat to ideology as mental-health professionals of different stripes battle over a new category of mental illness.
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 Sadism and masochism
The counterpart of sadism is masochism, the sexual pleasure or gratification of having pain or suffering inflicted upon the self, often consisting of sexual fantasies or urges for being beaten, humiliated, bound, tortured, or otherwise made to suffer, either as an enhancement to or a substitute for sexual pleasure.
The terms sadism and masochism were first used consistently to describe these behaviors by the German psychiatrist Richard Freiherr von Krafft-Ebing in his 1886 compilation of case studies Psychopathia Sexualis, a famous study of sexual perversity.
However, this is an uncommon case, and psychiatrists are now moving towards regarding sadism and masochism not as disorders in and of themselves, but only as disorders when associated with other problems such as a personality disorder.
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 Sexual Sadism
It is important to distinguish between "Sadism", which is the term used in conjunction with Sadistic Personality Disorder, and "Sexual Sadism" which may be associated with SPD yet is classified as one of the paraphilias because of the specific sexual component.
Mild sadism, referred to as SandM, bondage and discipline, or dominance and submission is a specialized subculture in the homosexual community and in large cities networks exist for those who have this interest.
Many authors have considered sadism and masochism as complementary anomalies and his is supported by the finding that individuals with masochistic fantasies often have sadistic fantasies as well.
www.forensicpsychiatry.ca /paraphilia/sadism.htm   (2759 words)

  
 Sadomasochism
The counterpart of sadism is masochism, the sexual pleasure or gratification of having pain or suffering inflicted upon the self, often consisting of sexual fantasies or urges for being beaten, humiliated, bound, tortured, or otherwise made to suffer, either as an enhancement to or a substitute for sexual pleasure.
In certain extreme cases, sadism and masochism can include fantasies, sexual urges or behaviour that cause significant distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning, to the point that they can be considered part of a mental disorder.
In general, the depiction of sadism and masochism in fiction tends to be portrayed from the viewpoint of masochistic fantasy.
www.jahsonic.com /SM.html   (2364 words)

  
 Masochism and Catastrophe in "Insatiability"
Deleuze defines masochism by its symbolic structure and sharply distinguishes it from sadism, in contrast to the traditional view that sadism and masochism are complimentary.
Roy Baumeister attempts to resolve the conflict, by suggesting that masochism is an affirmation of self for the mad and the marginalized and a denial of self for the sane and centered.
Gilles Deleuze, "Masochism: An Interpretation of Coldness and Cruelty," in Deleuze and Sacher-Masoch, Masochism, Jean McNeil, trans.
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 Sadism, Masochism and Phantasy
Masochism arises in one way when I desire to punish my femininity, thereby weakening it ; I may have phantasies of being a woman who is being punished.
If sadism is present then the conflict centres on issues of masculinity or femininity, and the threat that sexuality poses to the man. Sadism can be recognised when the violence is excessive and ‘over the top’.
For a heterosexual male, masochism is practised when the person cannot usually admit his hatred of his mother; the hatred of the parent is repressed and then displaced onto himself.
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 slave's pleas into the night   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The term sadomasochism, used in the study of psychological disorders, is actually a composite of terms for two forms of disorders, sadism and masochism.
Sadism is the derivation of pleasure from inflicting pain--including psychological pain, when the victim is another human being.
Masochism, in contrast, is the derivation of pleasure from being subjected to physical or psychological pain.
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 Masochism DSM-IV 302.83: Sexual Masochism and Sadism Symptom, Cause and Treatment
Sexual masochism involves acts in which a person derives sexual excitement from being humiliated, beaten, bound, or otherwise abused.
Masochism may become even more harmful, however, when a person permits another to use arm or leg restraints accompanied by acts of beating, whipping, or cutting.
In contrast, the disorder of sexual masochism or of sexual sadism takes these acts to an extreme and can result in severe bodily or psychologic harm and even death.
www.depression-guide.com /masochism.htm   (419 words)

  
 Bill's Sadism and Masochism
These authors contributed their own names to sadism, pleasure derived from causing pain and masochism, pleasure from suffering.  Such behavior is quite ordinary and widespread and separate from the S and M of whips and chains.
Sadism and masochism originate during the oral and anal phases of infantile development and are altered by later experience but their origin and growth is unconscious.
While the cruelty of sadism and the suffering of  masochism may appear to be separate, both are always present, one overt and the other covert so their combination is called sadomasochism.
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 Free-Essays.us - Sexual Deviances
Sadism and Masochism are closely related to the word “aggression”.
However, in sadism and masochism, the element of physical cruelty-giving and receiving-assumes a central role in sexual functioning.
Many of the cases of sadism and masochism are dual patterns, which include one of each type of person pairing up in a relationship to satisfy both of their tastes.
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 Male masochism
He defines masochism as a perversion of the vita sexualis where the individual is governed by the desire to be completely dominated, abused and humiliated by a person of the opposite sex.
He differentiates between symbolic masochism, where the desired situation is realised only through symbolic suggestion or hints, and spiritual masochism where the desire remains in the fantasy and no realisation thereof is sought (1896).
Freud studied masochism and further analysed it, resulting in a study in which he formulated three different forms of masochism: erotogenous, the desire for pain; feminine, as an expression of feminine character; and moral, as a form of behaviour.
www.uwc.ac.za /arts/english/interaction/96jap.htm   (3128 words)

  
 Amazon.com: sadism: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Sadism and Masochism: the Psychology of Hatred and Cruelty Vol.
Sadism and Masochism by Wilhelm Stekel (Hardcover - Jun 1953)
Sadism and Masochism: The Psychology of Hatred and Cruelty; Disorders of the Instincts and the Emotions (Volumes 1-2 (Complete)) by Wilhelm Stekel and Louise Brink (Hardcover - 1939)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&keywords=sadism&index=books&page=1   (726 words)

  
 Lamson Library
Sadism And Masochism; The Psychology Of Hatred And Cruelty
Masochism And The Emergent Ego : Selected Papers Of Esther Menaker
The Slave Soul Of Russia : Moral Masochism And The Cult Of Suffering
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/subjkey/masochism   (109 words)

  
 Sadism and masochism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For sadism and masochism as paraphilia, see Sadism and masochism as medical terms.
Sadism and masochism, often interrelated (one person obtaining sadistic pleasure by inflicting pain or suffering on another person who thereby obtains masochistic pleasure), are collectively known as SandM or sadomasochism.
BDSM is a term which describes many activities: bondage, discipline, domination and submission, sadism and masochism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sadism_and_masochism   (2725 words)

  
 Essays.cc - Sadomasochism: A Form Of Deviance
A paraphilia known as masochism is characterized by the desire or need to inflict pain and or humiliation, so that sexual arousal and fulfillment may be achieved.
Sadism is a parphilia, which is characterized by the association of sexual satisfaction with the infliction of pain or humiliation onto others.
Sadism would correspond to an aggressive component of the sexual instinct, which has become independent and exaggerated and has been brought to the foreground by displacement (Freud, p569).
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 Sadism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The notions of Sadism and Masochism are examined by Gilles Deleuze in his essay ‘Coldness and cruelty’ (Deleuze, Gilles.
Masochism is a set of laws, a contract made between the participating parties; it holds aesthetics and dialectics–imaginations.
Sadism is to be found in institutions; it is lawless or arbitrary in its laws, with no consideration for the consequences on the subject.
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 VI. Why is Pain a Sexual Stimulant? ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
We have seen that the distinction between "sadism" and "masochism" cannot be maintained; not only was even De Sade himself something of a masochist and Sacher-Masoch something of a sadist, but between these two extreme groups of phenomena there is a central group in which the algolagnia is neither active nor passive.
"Sadism" and "masochism" are simply convenient clinical terms for classes of manifestations which quite commonly occur in the same person.
We have further found that—as might have been anticipated in view of the foregoing result—it is scarcely correct to use the word "cruelty" in connection with the phenomena we have been considering.
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 Masochism, Sadism and Sado-Machochism (S.M.) Causes and Symptoms
Masochism, Sadism and Sado-Machochism (S.M.) Causes and Symptoms
Sado-Masochism is the combination of Sadism and Masochism in a complementary manner.
Maoschism and Sadism are often caused by having been beaten or otherwise submitted to sadism when a child.
web4health.info /en/sex-paraphi-masochism.htm   (218 words)

  
 This is from the October 10 issue of the _Economist._ +quot;For a state that likes to pres
The constitution of the State of Oregon is amended by creating a new section to be added to and made a part of Article 1 and to read: Section 41 (1) This state shall not recognize any categorical provision such as "sexual orientation," "sexual preference," and similiar phrases that includes homosexuality, pedophilia, sadism or masochism.
All governments in Oregon may not use their monies or properties to promote, encourage or facilitate homosexuality, pedophilia, sadism or masochism.
All levels of government, including public education systems, must assist in setting a standard for Oregon's youth which recognizes that these "behaviors" are "abnormal, wrong, unnatural and perverse" and that they are to be discouraged and avoided.
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 Amazon.ca: Sadism and masochism in fiction - Classical: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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 Wordwizard Clubhouse - sadomasochism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
<1984 “Sadism and masochism were first linked in 1895 by Von Schrenk-Notzing [[The Use of Hypnosis in Psychopathia Sexualis (1956)]] in the term ‘algolagina,’ which refers to the connection between sexual excitement and pain.
The literature concerning SADOMASOCHISTIC disorders is extraordinarily abundant..”—“Stekel’s Sadism & Masochism” translated by L. Brink, I. p.
This term was also preferred by Havelock Ellis [[Studies in the Psychology of Sex (1942)]], who saw sadism and masochism as two complementary emotional states.
www.wordwizard.com /ch_forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=18736   (2018 words)

  
 An esthetics of masochism? The author wonders if the curators of an Austrian exhibition on masochism in art erred in ...
When a friend asked what I was working on and I said, "I'm trying to write about masochism," she replied, "Isn't that tautological?" Masochism is one of those topics that's hard to mention without prompting a joke.
But besides the fact that it involves sexual activity of a sort psychoanalytically deemed perverse, there may be another reason why masochism makes people nervous--the fact that talking about it always ends up involving the speaker in paradoxes, contradictions and, in fact, tautologies.
Despite their alleged common basis in the concomitance of pleasure and pain, he says, "the concurrence of sadism and masochism is fundamentally one of analogy only; their processes and their formations are completely different," and so the Freudian construct of "sadomasochism" is a mirage.
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 Sadomasochist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Sadism means taking pleasure in causing pain, specifically someone else's pain, and masochism means taking pleasure in one's own pain.
Sadism was pretty clear and masochism wasn't at all, because the use of it didn't make sense to me. Why was a battered wife whose husband would kill her if she left called masochistic for staying?
No one told me when the American Psychological Association decided that sadism and masochism weren't necessarily mental illnesses.
www.treebyleaf.com /Sadomasochist-B.html   (772 words)

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