What Pedophilia actually is


Pedophilia is an unchangeable attraction


Minor MAPs


Negative Effects of Stigma for MAPs

About Stigma, but not MAPs specifically


Therapy for MAPs


Non-Pedophile Child Sex Offenders


Misc sources on pedophilia


Professionals recognizing pedophilia as a sexual orientation

Michael C. Seto:

Fred S. Berlin:

David Finkelhor (mentions it, not the focus):

J. Michael Bailey, Kevin J. Hsu, Paula A. Bernhard (another mention):

B4U-ACT (organization composed of multiple professionals):

Gilian Tenbergen, Matthias Wiitfoth, Helge Frieling, Jorge Ponseti, Martin Walter, Henrik Walter, Klaus M. Beier, Boris Schiffer, Tillmann H. C. Kruger:

Psychologytoday.com:

Katarina Alanko, Benny Salo, Andreas Mokros, Pekka Santtila:

Sara Jahnke:


Sources that use “MAP” or “Minor-Attracted People” or similar terms

Sources that use the abbreviation “MAP” outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “minor-attracted people” (or “minor-attracted persons”) but do not abbreviate it outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “minor-attracted men” but do not use “minor-attracted perons”(/people) or the abbreviation outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “child-attracted men” but do not use “minor-attracted persons”(/people) or the abbreviation outside of quotations:

Sources that use the phrase “minor-attracted adults” but do not use “minor-attracted persons”(/people) or the abbreviation outside of quotations:

  • Understanding and Addressing Adult Sexual Attraction to Children - A Study of Paedophiles in Contemporary Society” by Sarah D. Goode

DSM-5 and paraphilias


Miscellaneous Research studies

Huge credit to @alwaysbe_kind for compiling this list of sources