AbnormalSexual and Gender Identity Disorders
Sexual Fetish and Psychology
Sandy discusses sexual fetishism, including some of the most popular fetishes. She provides the DSM-IV criteria.
She distinguishes between a shoe fetish and a foot fetish (inanimate versus animate objects) and the words history. Paraphilia are also described; Sandy defines some paraphilias. What is frotteurism? What is known about the causes of paraphilias?