Escitalopram treatment of transverstic fetishism

A case report

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Abstract

This case report describes a 15 year old boy who had recurrent thoughts and urges to collect female undergarments, and wearing them for pleasure. He was successfully treated with escitalopram, which suggest dysregulation of serotonergic neurons in a subset of patients of transvestic fetishism, especially those who have symptoms resembling OCD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-21
Number of pages2
JournalGerman Journal of Psychiatry
Volume7
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 20-06-2004

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Transvestism
Serotonergic Neurons
Citalopram
Pleasure
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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In: German Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 7, No. 2, 20.06.2004, p. 20-21.

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