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With nymphomaniac being female, what would the male equivalent be?

Question #2504. Asked by Big Ed.
Last updated Aug 24 2016.

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Satyromania or Sytariasis. The sytar were forest dwelling goat-men who would get drunk and chase the nymphs.

May 13 2000, 7:40 AM
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"[satiriyasis] Pathological exaggerated sexual drive or excitement in a male. Some individuals have an associated psychiatric disorder. Treatment has included behavioural approaches, psychoanalytic therapies, and the use of female hormones in extreme cases. The corresponding drive in females is known as nymphomania."


note, that is the word for the condition, would the man affected be called a satyr? (satguru)

Response last updated by satguru on Aug 24 2016.
Jan 27 2007, 9:25 AM
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