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Katharine Feldspar does not understand why or how, but she finds certain pieces and styles of swimwear exciting and arousing. What might a professional psychologist who consults the DSM-5 say about her situation?

A

Her condition requires her to seek therapy so that she might develop a normal sexual pattern.

B

Her diagnosis is a paraphillic disorder and might devolve into something beyond her conscious control.

C

Her situation is quite common and does not rise to the level of clinical intervention.

D

Her situation is the result of neuroplasticity due to repeated exposure to society’s images.

E

Her situation is the result of a past event that is being processed unconsciously.