I researched hyper-sexual behavior in children without the occurrence of abuse and there are certain disorders that can cause it. The worse the bi- polar the more the self stimulation. We are hopeful that through time he will be in better control and be aware of the dangers of such sexually-oriented behaviors and recognize them as warning signs. At home, we have gotten her to go to a private place but the behavior continues and preoccupation with private parts continues. Hypersexuality in children is rarely discussed about for two reasons: He on the other hand just wanted to have sex with her.
They are petrified that Child Protective Services will find out and wrongly assume that a hypersexual child is an overstimulated child, and that that overstimulation stems from sexual abuse in the home.
Vol. 11 – Hypersexuality: A Symptom of Early-Onset Bipolar Disorder
He followed her every where she went in the house, and he would grab her frequently. She is fascinated with her body and started masturbating when she was about 4. I was the middle child between an 18 year old brother and a 14 year old sister. She is our only child and she has never shown signs of BP. The child is trying to kiss a parent on the mouth in a sensuous manner. He got very silly after dinner — very affectionate with me, and hypersexual at bath time. However we have been finding out from other parents that she is trying to force herself on their children.