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  Transvestic fetishism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Also, not every sexual behaviour where clothes of the other gender are involved are transvestic fetishism, they are also often used in sexual roleplay without being a fetish.
Most transvestic fetishists are said to be heterosexual men, although there are no studies that accurately represent either their sexual orientation or gender, and most information on this is based on anecdotal evidence or informal surveys.
Thus, transvestic fetishism is not considered a mental illness unless it causes significant problems for the person concerned.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Transvestic_fetishism   (237 words)

  
 Sexual fetishism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sexual fetishism, first described as such by Alfred Binet in his Le fétichisme dans l’amour, though the concept and certainly the activity is quite ancient, is a form of paraphilia where the object of affection is a specific inanimate object or part of a person's body.
Transvestic fetishism, the fetish of dressing in the clothes of the opposite sex, is also common.
Similarly, 'fetish' is often used as a synonym for BDSM, whether or not it involves a fetish in the technical sense.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sexual_fetishism   (984 words)

  
 Transvestic fetishism
Transvestic fetishism is a sexual fetish for the clothing of the opposite gender.
Some people consider transvestic fetishism to be a type of transgender behaviour, but this is a matter of definition.
Thus, transvestism is not considered a mental illness unless it causes significant problems for the transvestite concerned.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/tr/Transvestic_fetishism.html   (196 words)

  
 Transvestic fetishism - Definition, Description, Causes and symptoms, Demographics, Diagnosis, Treatments, Prognosis, ...
The basis for a transvestic fetish is obtaining sexual gratification by dressing in clothing appropriate for the opposite sex.
In some cases, persons with a transvestic fetish discover that they are unhappy with their biological sex, a condition known as gender dysphoria.
In the earliest period of behavior therapy, transvestic fetishes were narrowly viewed as inappropriate behavior that was confined to a limited range of situations, and were sometimes treated with aversion therapy, usually with electric shocks.
www.minddisorders.com /Py-Z/Transvestic-fetishism.html   (1311 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Transvestic Fetishism is not diagnosed when crossdressing occurs exclusively during the course of Gender Identity Disorder.
Transvestic phenomena range from occasional solitary wearing of female clothes to extensive involvement in a transvestic subculture.
For a small number of individuals, the gender dysphoria becomes a fixed part of the clinical picture and is accompanied by the desire to dress and live permanently as a female and to seek hormonal or surgical reassignment.
www.amsa.org /advocacy/lgbtpm/DSM_Transvestic_Fetishism.doc   (450 words)

  
 InfoSexoWeb -- Thèse
Transvestic fetishism affects a significant and seemingly exclusively male population.
The literature presently exists that examines transvestic fetishism in its complexities and multifacetedness, however, an intense inquiry into the phenomenon while applying existential concepts and theory is not prevalent amongst present-day publications.
The specific aim of this report is to do a theoretical analysis of existentialism as it may pertain to paraphilias, more specifically transvestic fetishism, all the while accompanying an individual who suffers from a transvestic fetishism throughout his therapeutic journey as it pertains to the literature.
www.blaf.ntic.qc.ca /fr/theses/catherine_nowac/04.shtml   (731 words)

  
 Gender Identity Disorder Reform
Therefore, the Transvestic Fetishism diagnosis is not limited to ego-dystonic subjects, and it makes no distinction between legitimate clinical distress and that caused by prejudice and discrimination.
Criterion A of the Transvestic Fetishism diagnosis is grammatically ambiguous (Wilson & Hammond, 1996):
In the supporting text of the Transvestic Fetishism diagnosis, behaviors that would be ordinary or even exemplary for genetic women are presented as symptomatic of mental disorder on the basis of born genitalia and sexual orientation.
gidreform.org /tf3023.html   (1030 words)

  
 Paraphilias: Sexuality: Merck Manual Home Edition
People with fetishes may become sexually stimulated and gratified by wearing another person's undergarments, wearing rubber or leather, or holding, rubbing, or smelling objects, such as high-heeled shoes.
In transvestic fetishism, a man prefers to wear women's clothing, or, far less commonly, a woman prefers to wear men's clothing (cross-dressing).
Transvestic fetishism is a disorder only if it causes distress, results in impairment of some type, or involves "daredevil" behavior likely to lead to injury, loss of a job, or imprisonment.
www.merck.com /mmhe/ag/sec07/ch104/ch104c.html   (1061 words)

  
 DSM-IIIR Gender Identity Disorder and Transvestic Fetishism
This disorder differs from Transvestic Fetishism in that the cross-dressing is not for the purpose of sexual excitement; it differs from Transsexualism in that there is no persistent preoccupation (for at least two years) with getting rid of one's primary and secondary sex characteristics and acquiring the sex characteristics of the other sex.
It is however impossible to determine whether the transvestic fetishism in these cases was already present at the time that this humiliation occurred, or if it was indeed in some way connected to this form of child abuse.
Fetishism is not diagnosed when sexual arousal by nonhuman objects is limited to articles of female clothing used in cross- dressing.
www.genderpsychology.org /transsexual/dsm_iiiR.html   (2399 words)

  
 PSY240S_13_03_01
This attraction felt by the fetishes toward the object is involuntary and irresistible.
Transvestic Fetishism — when a man is sexually aroused by dressing in women’s clothing.
Unless the cross dressing is associated with sexual arousal, the cross dressing is not considered to be transvestic fetishism.
www.geocities.com /CollegePark/Bookstore/2603/PSY240S_13_03_01.html   (2146 words)

  
 GENDER AS ILLNESS: ISSUES OF PSYCHIATRIC CLASSIFICATION
Transvestism, from Latin roots meaning to wear the clothing of the opposite sex, appears in the psychiatric nomenclature since the term was coined by Magnus Hirschfeld (1910).
The current diagnostic categories of transvestic fetishism and gender identity disorder may be easily interpreted to legitimize intolerance of gender diversity in the community, workplace, and courts.
Interpretation of the Gender Identity Disorder and Transvestic Fetishism diagnostic criteria may range from a narrow definition of objective distress to an overinclusive loophole to the American Psychiatric Association decision to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder.
www.gicofcolo.org /gd/writings/ictltext.html   (3991 words)

  
 Gender Identity Disorder DSM IV Criteria
In contrast, those who are sexually attracted to females, to both males and females, or to neither sex tend to present later and typically have a history of Transvestic Fetishism.
Transvestic Fetishism occurs in heterosexual (or bisexual) men for whom the cross-dressing behavior is for the purpose of sexual excitement.
Transvestic Fetishism is to be diagnosed when cross-dressing occurs exclusively during the course of Gender Identity Disorder.
www.mhsanctuary.com /gender/dsm.htm   (3170 words)

  
 Myth, Stereotype, and Cross-Gender Identity
The diagnostic categories of Transvestic Fetishism and Gender Identity Disorder in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) are examined from a historical and social perspective.
Although labeled a "fetishism," it is not clearly stated whether or not transvestism must be sexual in nature to qualify for diagnosis.
Transvestic Fetishism, in particular, is organized in the most damaging and demeaning manner possible, classified as a Sexual Paraphilia along with Pedophilia, Exhibitionism, Voyeurism, Frotteurism, Sadism and Masochism.
www.gicofcolo.org /gd/writings/awptext.html   (2462 words)

  
 Essay Depot - Transvestic Fetishism
Transvestism is defined as dressing in the clothing of the opposite sex to achieve sexual arousal, excitement, and gratification.
Fetishism is the reliance on nonhuman objects as the preferred or exclusive method of achieving sexual excitement.
A man with a transvestic fetish will often masturbate while dressed in women's clothes and will fantasize about other men being attracted to him while he is dressed in those clothes.
www.essaydepot.com /essayme/1344/index.php   (1315 words)

  
 Fetishism
Fetishism is the use of an inanimate object or a specific part of the body for physical or mental sexual stimulation.
This sexual behavior is widespread and takes many forms, from benign (a preference for the partner's wearing of lingerie before sex) to vicious (a rapist cutting a lock of hair from the victim for use in masturbation).
The objects are not used solely in cross-dressing (female clothing in Transvestic Fetishism) and are not equipment intended to stimulate the genitals (such as a vibrator).
www.savvyce.com /INfoSheetsLinks/fetishism.htm   (337 words)

  
 Research Design and Methods
These features include the nature of the fetish object or objects, routines associated with the fetish, any obsessive or forced appearance of the fetish in consciousness, amount of time taken up by fetishistic behaviour, distress caused by the fetishistic behaviour, and prevention or interference with reciprocal affectionate sexual activity.
Related to this last point is the possibility that EEG spikes are not directly causally associated with fetishism but are associated with other abnormal or fringe behaviours or traits, which make the individual less desirable as a sexual partner and therefore frustrate the achievement of normal sexual outlet.
A study is needed that assesses the therapeutic efficacy of a single SSRI in a population composed exclusively of fetishists, with evaluation not only of the frequency and intensity of fetishistic sexual outlets, but also of the fetishistic outlets as a fraction of the total sexual outlet.
www.mattababy.org /~belmonte/Home/Science/Minor/design.html   (3517 words)

  
 Fetishism - Gender Identity Disorder & Transvestic Fetishism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Marx defines the fetishism of commodities as a “definite social relation Following Zizek’s own logic, we should say that commodity fetishism is not a
Reversible transvestic fetishism in a man with Parkinson's disease treated with selegiline by Riley DE.
On the contrary, it has metamorphosed into a force-protection fetishism Force-protection fetishism was on full display during the Kosovo crisis of 1999.
gigaarchive.com /?q=fetishism   (219 words)

  
 Main Page - Wipipedia
The London Fetish Scene Wipipedia is a on-line encyclopaedia of all things fetish and SM, it is being continually expanded and improved by the community.
A fetish is a sexual attraction to people wearing a certain types of clothing (usually rubber or leather) or a part of a person's body or even an inanimate object.
The London Fetish Scene Wipi is not limited to Fetish and BDSM, if you are into tattoos, piercings, TV or TS, or any alternate sexuality then you will be able to find information about it here.
www.lfshosting.co.uk /wipi/index.php/Transvestic_Fetishism   (922 words)

  
 eMedicine - Sexual and Gender Identity Disorders : Article by Robert Levey, PhD, MPH
The fetishes are not limited to articles of female clothing used in cross-dressing (transvestic fetishism) or devices designed for genital stimulation (eg, vibrators).
For men, the fetish serves a defensive function, a reinforcing adjunct for a penis of uncertain potency.
In women, fetishism is less common, largely because of anatomic differences that allow women to conceal inadequate sexual response more readily than men.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic3439.htm   (6620 words)

  
 AbnormalPsych
Typically, the onset of transvestism is during adolescence and involves masturbation while wearing female clothing or undergarments.
As we have indicated, transvestic fetishism may complicate a relationship.
Indeed, autogynephilic transsexuals usually report a history of transvestic fetishism, although it is not uncommon for them to deny such a history.
www.aosoc.org /Webmistress_Choices/AbnormalPsychandModernLife.htm   (2186 words)

  
 APA & GID   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
In contrast, the issue is left open to interpretation for transvestic fetishism and gender identity disorder amid controversy (Zucker and Blanchard, 1995).
For example, the DSM-IV paradoxically acknowledges non-erotic motivations for crossdressing in transvestic fetishism: "In such instances, the cross-dressing becomes an antidote to anxiety or depression and contributes to a sense of peace and calm" (APA, 1994).
The diagnostic categories of Gender Identity Disorder and Transvestic Fetishism, like Homosexuality in past decades, may or may not meet current definitions of psychiatric disorder depending on subjective assumptions regarding "normal" sex and gender role and the distress of societal prejudice.
users.adelphia.net /~miranda_vey/newpage31.htm   (4940 words)

  
 dsm-IV
Tranvetic Fetishism occurs in heterosexual (or bisexual) men for whom the cross-dressing behavior is for the purpose of sexual excitement.
If gender dysphoria is present in an individual with Transvetic Fetishism but full criteria for Gender Identity Disorder are not met, the specifier With Gender Dysphoria can be used.
This disorder has been described only in heterosexual males.Transvestic Fetishism is to be diagnosed when cross-dressing occurs exclusively during the course of Gender Identity Disorder.
malestrom.iwarp.com /dsm-IV.html   (3189 words)

  
 Transvestic fetishism: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Transvestic fetishism is a sexual fetish (Sexual fetishism, first described as such by sigmund freud though the concept and certainly the activity is quite...)
transvestic fetishism is not considered a mental illness unless it causes significant problems for the person concerned.
Transvestism (The practice of adopting the clothes or the manner or the sexual role of the opposite sex)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /ref/transvestic_fetishism   (1145 words)

  
 Transgendered Men and Women - by Roberta Angela Dee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-05)
Conflicting language in Transvestic Fetishism criteria has led to confusion regarding its intent.
Although transvesticism is labeled a "fetishism," it is not clearly stated whether or not its practice must be sexual in nature to qualify for diagnosis.
Moreover, Transvestic Fetishism is classified as a paraphilia, legitimizing stereotypes that associate cross-gender role with criminal or harmful conduct -- futher adding to social prejudices.
members.aol.com /aawon1/transgen.htm   (616 words)

  
 GENDER AS ILLNESS: ISSUES OF PSYCHIATRIC CLASSIFICATION by Kathy Wilson
For example, criterion A of the transvestic fetishism disorder is grammatically ambiguous (Wilson and Hammond, 1996):
In fact, the clinical literature cites many cases, considered diagnosable under transvestic fetishism, which present no sexual motivation for cross-dressing and by no means represent fetishism (Wise and Meyer, 1980).
since individuals with [transvestic fetishism] who consult mental health professionals are presumably, in some respect, distressed or impaired by their condition (Zucker and Blanchard, 1995).(2)
www.gendercare.com /library/GENDERASILLNESS.html   (4019 words)

  
 The Diagnostic Dilemmas of Transvestitism
The act of wearing the stereotypic articles of clothing of the other sex is known as cross-dressing.
Obtaining erotic enjoyment from the process of cross-dressing is known as transvestism.
Magnus Hirschfeld coined the term "transvestism" in 1910 (Bullough and Bullough, 1977).
home.netcom.com /~docx2/tf.html   (1848 words)

  
 Talk:Transvestite - TheBestLinks.com - Cross-dresser, Transvestic fetishism, Cross-dressing, ...
Talk:Transvestite - TheBestLinks.com - Cross-dresser, Transvestic fetishism, Cross-dressing,...
The main consequence of these discussions was making a strong distinction between cross-dressing and transvestic fetishism.
You can add this article to your own "watchlist" and receive e-mail notification about all changes in this page.
www.thebestlinks.com /Talk__3A__Transvestite.html   (121 words)

  
 eMedicine - Paraphilias : Article by Guy E Brannon, MD
Patients do not limit the fetish objects to articles of female clothing used in cross-dressing or to devices designated for the purpose of tactile genital stimulation.
Abdo CH, Hounie A, de Tubino Scanavino M, Miguel EC: OCD and transvestism: is there a relationship?.
Wise TN, Goldberg RL: Escalation of a fetish: coprophagia in a nonpsychotic adult of normal intelligence.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic3127.htm   (3493 words)

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