From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
|Look up sadism in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.|
Sadism may refer to:
- Sadomasochism, consenting partners willingly engaging in aspects of pain or humiliation for sexual pleasure. Also, BDSM.
- Sadistic personality disorder, obsolete term proposed for individuals who derive pleasure from the suffering of others. Also Antisocial personality disorder.
- Sexual sadism disorder, medical/psychological condition for sexual arousal from inflicting pain/humiliation on unwilling, non-consenting victims.
- See also
- Sadist (disambiguation)
- Marquis de Sade, an 18th-century French writer from whom the term sadism is coined
|This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Sadism.
If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article.