In fact, earlier research by the clinic suggests that these patterns are not static. In that
study, 21 of 43 patients experienced a significant decrease of sexual arousal in response to pedophilic stimuli and a significant increase of sexual arousal in response to nonpedophilic stimuli. “If verified and replicated, these results will be groundbreaking,” said Dr. Fedoroff, “since it will mean that people with paraphilias can look forward to lives in which they never offend and in which they establish healthy,
Dr. Fendoroff earned a Gold Award.
This appears to be what is called “Arousal Conditioning”.