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Do you have an idea about the treatment for sexual fethish ?

Do you have an idea about the treatment for sexual fethish ?

Postby patient » Sat Jul 28, 2007 4:51 pm

I wonder if i can help myself get rid of my fetish, but the information i have found on the net is not efficent yet because the is just a few subjects about the treatment.

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Postby kallisti » Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:42 am

Have you looked into behavior modification therapy? I have a family member dealing with a slightly different problem - but a paraphilia involving impluse control just the same...his treatment involves times of meditation where he focuses on his favored "activity" and then shocks himself with a low dosage of electricity (his therapist suggested a novelty "shock pen" available at almost any joke/novelty store). He practices this for about 15 to 20 minutes at a sitting. It is supposed to retrain the synapses of the brain to help him avoid the thought patterns that lead him down a road he doesn't want to go...
if you're interested, talk to your therapist about it.
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