Hebephilia is a term referring to adults who are mainly or only attracted to pubescent adolescents generally aged 11–14. The term does not refer to any adult who finds pubescent people attractive, but one who finds them attractive largely or completely to the exclusion of post-pubescents.
- Prentky, R.; Barbaree, H. (2011). "Commentary: Hebephilia--a would-be paraphilia caught in the twilight zone between prepubescence and adulthood". The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 39 (4): 506–510. PMID 22159978.
- http://jaapl.org/content/39/4/506.full Commentary: Hebephilia—A Would-be Paraphilia Caught in the Twilight Zone Between Prepubescence and Adulthood Robert Prentky, and Howard Barbaree