SHOE FETISHISM AND KLEPTOMANIA COMORBIDITY: A CASE REPORT


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Taktak Ş., Karakuş M., Kaplan A. , Eke S. M.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH, vol.2, no.2, pp.14-19, 2015 (Journal Indexed in ESCI)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Title of Journal : EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.14-19

Abstract

Sexual fetishism is defined by recurrent, intense, sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges or behaviors involving the use of nonliving objects, such as female shoes. In this article, although it does not require and not the monetary value to the individual, irresistible impulse arising from women's shoe theft case will be processed. Although the individual is treated with psychotherapy and Clomipramine by diagnosis fetishism, depression, obsessivecompulsive disorder and kleptomania, the individual who continue his action was sent to the Istanbul Forensic Medicine Institute for Psychiatric appreciation as mandated by the court. 36-year-old male patient was evaluated in terms of criminal responsibility and shoe fetishism and kleptomania are discussed in terms of the clinical characteristics of forensic psychiatry