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Doctor insights on: Transvestic Fetishism

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What degree of fetishism is okay?

What degree of fetishism is okay?

See below...: Fetishism is regarded as normal variations of human sexuality, unobjectionable as long as all people involved feel comfortable. It is regarded as a mental disorder/disorder of sexual preference if it causes significant psychosocial distress for the person or has detrimental effects on important areas of their lives. When in doubt, consult with a specialist (psychologist or psychiatrist). ...Read more

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What are the origins of fetishism?

What are the origins of fetishism?

Unknown: This is typically an answer reserved for your psychologist or mental health professional. ...Read more

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Can you ever recover from lingerie fetishism?

Emotions are strong: Most fetishes, including the attaction and pleasures that come from lingerie, are very deep seated and resist ordinary attempts at removal. Lingerie fetish takes the form of voyeurism and personal wearing of lingerie in an inappropriate manner. This can be suppressed from social pressure but is likely to remain underneath. Indulged in carefully, it is rarely harmful. ...Read more

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Is fetishism healthy or is it disease-causing?

Is fetishism healthy or is it disease-causing?

Fetish: Fetishism is an abnormal response to sexual interaction and it can have a negative impact on relationships. " a true fetishist cannot have a satisfying sexual experience without it, and it's a problem, often interfering with real intimacy and sometimes resulting in destructive behavior." it will not cause a diesease http://health.Howstuffworks.Com/sexual-health/sexuality/5-most-common-fetishes.Htm. ...Read more

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What health problems are associated with fetishism?

Fetish: Fetishism is an abnormal response to sexual interaction and it can have a negative impact on relationships. "a true fetishist cannot have a satisfying sexual experience without it, and it's a problem, often interfering with real intimacy. Generally, a fetish is pretty harmless and will not result in an health problems. ...Read more

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Whenever I wear tighty whities I get aroused. Do I have some kind of fetishism?

Whenever I wear tighty whities I get aroused. Do I have some kind of fetishism?

Distressing anyone?: Fetishism is regarded as normal variations of human sexuality, unobjectionable as long as all people involved feel comfortable. It is regarded as a mental disorder/disorder of sexual preference if it causes significant psychosocial distress for the person or has detrimental effects on important areas of their lives. You be the judge; u sound playful but if u need help, consult with a specialist. ...Read more

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Why navel fetishism?Reasons

Why navel fetishism?Reasons

Navel fetishism: Belly button fetishism is a partialism in which an individual is sexually attracted to the human navel. In an article published in the 1975 issue of the psychoanalytic quarterly, psychiatrist gert heilbrunn specified that a sexual partialism for navels is a subtype of fetishism in which an individual displays a lifelong erotic preoccupation with the navel.En.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/navel_fetishism. ...Read more

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How can I get harmed from having sexual fetishism?

It depends: It depends on the fetish. Certainly masochistic practices can potentially harm you. ...Read more

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What's the treatment if you know you have a weird fetishism?

What's the treatment if you know you have a weird fetishism?

Sex therapist: I had a psychoanalyst supervisor who once said the only thing that would surprise him would be a pregnant man! (:. ...Read more

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What health problems are related with foot fetishism?

What health problems are related with foot fetishism?

All feet infections: I am presuming you are touching, kissing and licking some ones feet. What ever feet are infected with can be contracted; fungal infections, bacterial as well as viral infection especially if they warts. There is a chance of contracting HIV and hep b infection too. ...Read more

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What can do if my friend is addicted to feet or has fetishism?

What can do if my friend is addicted to feet or has fetishism?

Learn to control...,: His/her impulses in the public and practice that only with consensual partner to reduce interference with his/her social and interpersonal life to a minimum. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i'm into vorephilia, macrophilia and fat fetishism. How do I tell my parents?

What do you suggest if i'm into vorephilia, macrophilia and fat fetishism. How do I tell my parents?

Why?: You are 35 years old and you do not have to share this with your parents unless you feel that they can help you or you need their sup[port. You need to consult a psychiatrist who can help you get medications and therapy so you can help deal with these problems. ...Read more

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Is there a treatment for navel fetishism?

Is there a treatment for navel fetishism?

Partialism? Yes.: Partialism is a fetishistic behavior characterized by sexual arousal by specific body parts and you must experience either personal distress over the behavior and/or social or occupational impairment as a result. Treatment involves individual psychotherapy and occasionally medications are prescribed. ...Read more

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What are the emotional causes of foot fetishism?

What are the emotional causes of foot fetishism?

Embarrasment: Foot fetish, like any other fetish is an emotional response to a favorable sexual stimuli. Many people have various forms of enlightenment, as this form is just one of many. ...Read more

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I think I have school uniform fetishism. I also get Weird dreams of gay sex. How to overcome this?

I think I have school uniform fetishism. I also get Weird dreams of gay sex. How to overcome this?

Overcoming?: There is nothing wrong or abnormal with an active fantasy life, provided the fantasies do not become actions that are harmful to yourself or others. Find a reputable psychotherapist who deals with sexual issues, and called to make an appointment. ...Read more

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Had transvestism been removed as a disorder?

Had transvestism been removed as a disorder?

Not quite: 302.3 is the code in DSM-5. It is controversial since it is treated similarly to other behavioral 'choices' that have a potential for harm to another like pedophilia. The protest is serious and strong, but it may or may not be successful for the next revision to have it removed. If not ego-dystonic (makes the person unhappy), most therapists will not be likely to see it as a disorder IMHO. ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more