Annals of sex research

, Volume 6, Issue 2, pp 105–121 | Cite as

Serotonergic drug treatment of deviant sexual interests

  • J. Paul Fedoroff


The clinical English language literature on sexual deviance and treatment with serotonergic medications is reviewed. Evidence is presented to support the hypothesis that serotonergic medications decrease deviant sexual interests without impairing non-deviant sexual interests. Criteria for selecting which medication to prescribe are reviewed and the clinical data on response to treatment, time to treatment response, and relapse are summarized. Specific recommendations for the treatment of sexual deviance with serotonergic medications are given. Finally, recommendations for future research are described.


Clinical Data Drug Treatment Treatment Response English Language Specific Recommendation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Paul Fedoroff
    • 1
  1. 1.Forensic DivisionThe Clarke Institute of PsychiatryTorontoCanada

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