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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