Could toxoplasmosis lead to deviant sexual arousal?
A recent study by Czech scientists suggests that sexual arousal by fear, violence, and danger-related stimuli occur more frequently in toxoplasma-infected individuals. Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic infection that can occur after a person comes in contact with animal feces or dog ejaculate. The researchers found that although toxo-infected subjects practiced more conventional sexual activities than toxo-free individuals, toxo-infect women more often reported having sex with animals than women who were not infected. [Read more]