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Fetishistic disorder

MedGen UID:
Concept ID:
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
Synonym: Fetishism
SNOMED CT: Fetishism (59174009)
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0001504


A disorder characterized by recurrent sexual urges, fantasies, or behaviors involving the use of nonliving objects such as women''s wearing apparel (the ""fetish""). [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVFetishistic disorder

Professional guidelines


Kafka MP
Arch Sex Behav 2010 Apr;39(2):357-62. doi: 10.1007/s10508-009-9558-7. PMID: 19795202
Kafka MP
Arch Sex Behav 2010 Apr;39(2):373-6. doi: 10.1007/s10508-009-9552-0. PMID: 19779971
Blanchard R
Arch Sex Behav 2010 Apr;39(2):363-72. doi: 10.1007/s10508-009-9541-3. PMID: 19757010

Recent clinical studies


Krueger RB, Kaplan MS
Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci 2012;49(4):248-54. PMID: 23585461

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