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