The closest thing there is to "official" nomenclature is the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
, now in its fourth revised edition (and so
bandied about as "DSM IV-TR"), with a fifth edition scheduled for 2012.
So, now, maybe the only time in my life that I shall ever give a Wiki cite to anything (but the contents of DSM
are proprietary, so full-length
legal freebies are harder to find than with some other things):
As you look over the list, you will see that cutesy Greco-Roman names for things ending in -phobia
, or occasionally -ia
are not really all that prevalent anymore.
Some of the old names were simply made up anyway. They don't necessarily have any science behind them. Sometimes they were simply prejudicial, and
the Greek covered up the bigotry. Hysteria
, for instance, was a swipe at women (womb disease, it says).
Some have passed into the language, and your best source there would be ordinary English language resources. Or, if you like Greco-Roman, then those
dictionaries, and tack on whichever suffix you mean.
So far as I know, there isn't anything pathological about liking to smell hair, and that probably confers survival advantage for mammals. Feel free
to make something up, maybe piliphilia
. (Oops, well, actually that is searchable... and here is an entire list of paraphilias related to sex...
Your intuition about satyr
is correct, it is satyriasis
- or hypersexuality
for the politically correct who insist that even a
... >ahem< persistent and recurring freestandingness >ahem