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Trichophilia

Trichophilia: Introduction

Trichophilia: Trichophilia refers to sexual urges or arousal involving hair. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Trichophilia is available below.

Symptoms of Trichophilia

  • Sexual arousal associated with hair
  • Abnormal amount of time spent thinking about hair
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving hair
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving hair
  • Sexual interest in hair
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Trichophilia

  • Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, drug therapy
  • Treatment is generally not sought unless the condition becomes problematic for the person in some way, or they come under scrutiny of the legal system, and become compelled to address their condition. Many people simply learn to accept their fetish and manage to achieve gratification in an appropriate manner. If treatment is sought, general treatment options for fetishes may include:
  • Psychotherapy:
    • Cognitive behavioural therapy
    • Orgasmic reconditioning
  • more treatments...»

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Causes of Trichophilia

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Trichophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Trichophilia

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  1. Trichophilia: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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