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Almost anything can be a fetish

Fetishism

Women's underwear, shoes, and boots are especially common

Fetishism

May involve classical conditioning principles and behavioral therapy is most often used to treat it

Fetishism

Arousal from the exposure of genitals in a public setting

Exhibitionism

Sexual contact is neither initiated nor desired

Exhibitionism

Usually begins before age 18

Exhibitionism

Aversion therapy and masturbatory satiation are often used to treat

Exhibitionism

Intense desire to view others engaged in undressing or intercourse

Voyeurism

Fear of discovery may enhance situation

Voyeurism

Behaviorists explain voyeurism as a learned behavior that can be traced to a chance and secret observation of a sexually arousing scene

Voyeurism

Others have explained it as an attempt to reduce fears of castration

Voyeurism

Many psychodynamic theorists propose that are seeking power

Voyeurism

The person may masturbate during the act of observing or while remembering it later

Voyeurism

Fantasies, urges, or behaviors involving sexual activity with a prepubescent child, usually 13 years of age or younger

Pedophilia

Others are driven to watch, fondle, or engage in intercourse with children

Pedophilia

Some theorists have proposed a related biochemical or brain structure abnormality

Pedophilia

Most are immature, display faulty thinking, and have an additional psychological disorder

Pedophilia

Recurrent intense sexual urges, sexually arousing fantasies, or behaviors that involve the use of a nonliving objectdency neolocoal

Fetishism

The disorder usually begins in adolescence

Fetishism
Pedophilia

Some were sexually abused as children

Pedophilia

Victims may be male, but evidence suggests that two-thirds are female

Pedophilia

Some people are satisfied with child pornography

Pedophilia

Fantasies, urges, or behaviors involving the act or thought of being humiliated, beaten, bound, or otherwise made to suffer

Sexual Masochism

Most fantasies begin in childhood and seem to develop through the behavioral process of classical conditioning and therefore behavioral therapy is often used to treat it

Sexual Masochism

Fantasies, urges, or behaviors involving the thought or act of psychological or physical suffering of a victim sexually exciting

Sexual Sadism

they have total control over a sexual victim

Sexual Sadism

Appears to be related to classical conditioning and/or modeling and therefore behavioral therapy is often used to treat it

Sexual Sadism

May first appear in childhood

Sexual Sadism

Operant conditioning may play a role in its development

Transvestic Disorder

Typically this is a heterosexual male who began cross-dressing in childhood/adolescence

Transvestic Disorder

Characterized by fantasies, urges, or behaviors involving dressing in the clothes of the opposite sex in order to achieve sexual arousal

Transvestic Disorder

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