The first case of paraphilia treated with depo-provera: 40-year outcome

Gregory K. Lehne, John Money

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Abstract

The first male ever to receive treatment with the antiandrogenic hormone medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA, Depo-Provera) for paraphilic pathology is now 65 years old, and has been in sporadic, self-demand follow-up for 40 years. His sexological history has included, progressively, paraphilic cross-dressing, gay bashing, gay and straight brief encounters, long-lasting heterosexual monogamy, 2 episodes of genital fondling of his juvenile son, and prolonged paraphilic infantilism. Depo-Provera permitted the cessation of illicit sexual activity, but did not eradicate paraphilic sexopathology in toto.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-220
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Sex Education and Therapy
Volume25
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology (miscellaneous)
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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