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Transvestism (Transvestic Fetishism) Summary

Description: Disorder characterized by recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving cross-dressing in a heterosexual male. The fantasies, urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning. (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994)

Also Known As: Transvestic Fetishism; Fetishism, Transvestic; Fetishisms, Transvestic; Transvestic Fetishisms; Transvestisms

Networked: 18 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 1 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Transvestism

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Lithium : 1 outcome in 2 results : IBA
  2. Carbon Monoxide : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  3. Buspirone (Buspar) : 3 results : FDA 16 Generic
  4. Sertraline (Zoloft) : 1 result : FDA 32 Generic
  5. Dopamine Agonists (Dopamine Agonist) : 1 result : IBA
  6. Cyproterone Acetate : 1 result : IBA
  7. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (Depo-Provera) : 1 result : FDA 20 Generic
  9. Testosterone (Sustanon) : 1 result : FDA 13
  10. Selegiline (E250) : 1 result : FDA 17 Generic
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Diseases Related to Transvestism

  1. Paraphilias (Paraphilia)
  2. Sadism (Sexual Sadism)
  3. Pedophilia
  4. Exhibitionism
  5. Alcoholism (Alcohol Abuse)
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Key Therapies for Transvestism

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  1. Castration : 3 results
  2. Sex Reassignment Surgery : 1 result
  3. Amputation : 1 result

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