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Fetishism: Introduction

Fetishism: A syndrome characterised by recurrent sexual urges for and fantasies of using fetishes. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fetishism is available below.

Symptoms of Fetishism

  • Sexual interest in feet and/or footwear
  • Abnormal amount of time spent thinking about much feet and/or footwear
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving feet and/or footwear
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving feet and/or footwear
  • Sexual preference for feet and/or footwear
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Fetishism

  • 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. A foot fetish does not generally cause any problems but if treatment is sought, options may include:
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Hypnosis
  • Behavior therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • more treatments...»

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Definitions of Fetishism:

Sexual arousal or gratification resulting from handling a fetish (or a specific part of the body other than the sexual organs) - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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More information about Fetishism

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

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