There are many range types for necrophiliacs from fantasizing about corpses to stealing corpses for their sexual pleasure. Some people commit homicide to get a body, which is called necrophilic homicide. A study that was conducted in 1988 found that 42% of necrophiliacs interviews had committed homicide to acquire a body for sexual pleasure (Necrophilia). Studies also shown people who suffer from necrophilia take jobs that give them access to corpses.
“A research states that 68% of necrophiliacs were encouraged by a desire for a unrejecting partner, 21% by a desire for a reunion with a lost love, 15 % by sexual attraction to dead people, 15 %by a desire for comfort or to overcome feelings of isolation and 12 % by a desire to remedy low self-esteem by expressing power over a corpse” (Swarag). In 1989, researchers Jonathan Rosman and Philip Resnick studied 122 cases dealing with necrophilic acts and fantasies. They classified them in three categories: necrophilic homicide, regular necrophilia, and pseudonecrophilie. Necrophilic homicide is when a necrophile murders a human to get a corpse for sexual intercourse. Regular necrophilia is when they use a natural dead corpse for sexual fantasies. Pseudonecrophilie has a permanent attraction to a corpse but the corpse is not the...
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