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Hyphephilia: Introduction

Hyphephilia: Hyphephilia refers to sexual urges, preferences or fantasies involving the feel and smell of animal skin, fur or leather. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Hyphephilia is available below.

Symptoms of Hyphephilia

  • Sexual interest in the feel and smell of animal skin, fur or leather
  • Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving the feel and smell of animal skin, fur or leather
  • Recurring intense sexual urges involving the feel and smell of animal skin, fur or leather
  • Sexual preference for the feel and smell of animal skin, fur or leather
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Hyphephilia

  • 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. If treatment is sought, general treatment options for fetishes may include:
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Hypnosis
  • Behavior therapy
  • Cognitive therapy
  • more treatments...»

Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Hyphephilia?

Causes of Hyphephilia

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Hyphephilia: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Hyphephilia

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Hyphephilia: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hyphephilia

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Hyphephilia: Rare Types

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Hyphephilia: Broader Related Topics

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More information about Hyphephilia

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

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