Sexual fetishism

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Sexual fetishism
Classification and external resources

Foot fetishism is one of the most common fetishes[1]
ICD-10 F65.
ICD-9 302.81
MeSH D005329

Sexual fetishism (also erotic fetishism or fetish) is sexual arousal caused by an object or body part that is not normally thought of as sexual.[2] The term was made in the late 1800s[3] by Alfred Binet.[4]

Partialism[change | change source]

Partialism is a type of sexual fetishism where the sexual want of a body part is more than the sexual want of the person who has the body part. Martin Kafka states that partialism is not exactly the same as fetishism,[4] although common use does not agree.[5]

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