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The Puzzle of Male Chronophilias

Overview of attention for article published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, August 2016
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9 news outlets
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103 tweeters
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1 Wikipedia page
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1 Google+ user
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Title
The Puzzle of Male Chronophilias
Published in
Archives of Sexual Behavior, August 2016
DOI 10.1007/s10508-016-0799-y
Pubmed ID
Authors

Michael C. Seto

Abstract

In this article, I return to the idea that pedophilia, a sexual interest in prepubescent children, can be considered a sexual orientation for age, in conjunction with the much more widely acknowledged and discussed sexual orientation for gender. Here, I broaden the scope to consider other chronophilias, referring to paraphilias for age/maturity categories other than young sexually mature adults. The puzzle of chronophilias includes questions about etiology and course, how chronophilias are related to each other, and what they can tell us about how human (male) sexuality is organized. In this article, I briefly review research on nepiophilia (infant/toddlers), pedophilia (prepubescent children), hebephilia (pubescent children), ephebophilia (postpubescent, sexually maturing adolescents), teleiophilia (young sexually mature adults, typically 20s and 30s), mesophilia (middle-aged adults, typically 40s and 50s), and gerontophilia (elderly adults, typically 60s and older) in the context of a multidimensional sexual orientations framework. Relevant research, limitations, and testable hypotheses for future work are identified.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 1 1%
United States 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
Unknown 72 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 15 20%
Student > Bachelor 13 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 10 13%
Other 10 13%
Student > Master 9 12%
Other 18 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 38 51%
Social Sciences 13 17%
Unspecified 12 16%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 4%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 3%
Other 7 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 170. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 13 July 2019.
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#78,913
of 13,247,396 outputs
Outputs from Archives of Sexual Behavior
#61
of 2,464 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,365
of 262,584 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Archives of Sexual Behavior
#3
of 47 outputs
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