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Hand Fetishism

Hand Fetishism: Introduction

Hand Fetishism: Fetishism is a form of paraphilia which is a condition involving intense sexual urges and fantasies usually involving a particular object. Fetishism involves a strong association between sexual pleasure or gratification and a particular object or body part is involved. Fetishism is only a problem when the person is distressed by their particular fetish or if they are unable to perform sexually unless the object of their fetish is present in some way. In hand fetishism, sexual pleasure is gained from hands or specific parts of hands. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hand Fetishism is available below.

Symptoms of Hand Fetishism

  • Sexual attraction to hands
  • Excessive amount of time touching hands
  • Abnormal amount of time spent thinking about hands
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving hands
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving hands
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Hand Fetishism

  • Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, cognitive therapy, behavior therapy, medication
  • Treatment is generally not sought unless the condition becomes problematic for the person in some way and they feel compelled to address their condition. The majority of people simply learn to accept their fetish and manage to achieve gratification in an appropriate manner, but if treatment is sought, options may include: in
  • Hypnosis
  • Behavior therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Hand Fetishism: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Hand Fetishism:

  • Distress caused by fetish
  • Impaired social relations caused by fetish
  • Impaired personal functioning caused by fetish
  • more complications...»

Causes of Hand Fetishism

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Hand Fetishism: Rare Types

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More information about Hand Fetishism

  1. Hand Fetishism: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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