The Sheffield incest case concerns the conviction in November in Sheffield Crown Court of a year-old English man who, undetected over a period of 25 years, committed repeated rapes of his two daughters and fathered seven surviving children with them. Apparently unrepentant, he received 25 concurrent life sentences and is required to serve a minimum of fourteen and a half years in prison. His original sentence was life with a minimum period of 19 years 6 months, but this was overturned on appeal having been ruled excessive. After this and a similar incest case in Swindon in , independent inquiries were set up to examine the way in which the case was dealt with by local authorities, the medical profession, and child help agencies. The defendant in the case was referred to as the "British Fritzl",  "The Gaffer" a name he called himself ,  or "Mr.
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Incest in the Bible refers to sexual relations between certain close kinship relationships which are prohibited by the Hebrew Bible. These prohibitions are found predominantly in Leviticus —18 and —21 , but also in Deuteronomy. Jewish views on incest are based on the biblical categories of forbidden relationships and have been subject to rabbinic interpretations in the Talmud. See also Forbidden relationships in Judaism. The Karaites reject the authority of Talmudic opinions and interpret the biblical prohibitions differently. The various Christian denominations set their own categories of prohibited incestuous relationships, which have changed from time to time.
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In the United States , the legality of incest varies widely between jurisdictions regarding both the definition of the offense and penalties for its commission. In all but two states and the special case of Ohio, which "targets only parental figures" ,  incest is criminalized between consenting adults. In New Jersey and Rhode Island, incest between consenting adults 16 or over for Rhode Island, 18 or over for New Jersey is not a criminal offense, though marriage is not allowed in either state.
Sexual obsessions are obsessions with sexual activity. In the context of obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD , these are extremely common,  and can become extremely debilitating, making the person ashamed of the symptoms and reluctant to seek help. A preoccupation with sexual matters, however, does not only occur as a symptom of OCD, they may be enjoyable in other contexts i.