fetishism

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Related to Transvestic fetishism: transvestite, transvestism, Autogynephilia
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a belief in the magical power of fetishes (or the worship of a fetish)

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sexual arousal or gratification resulting from handling a fetish (or a specific part of the body other than the sexual organs)

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Transvestic fetishism in the general population: prevalence and correlates.
According to Langstrom and Zucker, "The aim of this study was to elucidate prevalence and correlates to transvestic fetishism in the general population" (p.
Although Money has defined nearly 50 paraphilias, there are currently eight paraphilic disorders recognized in the DSM-IV: pedophilia, exhibitionism, voyeurism, sexual masochism, sexual sadism, fetishism, transvestic fetishism, and frotteurism.
Fedoroff, "Buspirone Hydrochloride in the Treatment of Transvestic Fetishism,"Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, vol.
In addition, the diagnostic criteria for transvestic fetishism require that the individual not only be male, but also heterosexual.