Customer Service | Help | FAQ | PEP-Easy | Report a Data Error | About
:
Login
Tip: To copy parts of an article…

PEP-Web Tip of the Day

To copy a phrase, paragraph, or large section of an article, highlight the text with the mouse and press Ctrl + C. Then to paste it, go to your text editor and press Ctrl + V.

For the complete list of tips, see PEP-Web Tips on the PEP-Web support page.

Zavitzianos, G. (1971). Fetishism and Exhibitionism in the Female and their Relationship to Psychopathy and Kleptomania. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 52:297-305.

(1971). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 52:297-305

Fetishism and Exhibitionism in the Female and their Relationship to Psychopathy and Kleptomania

George Zavitzianos

SUMMARY

This paper confirms previous observations that fetishism exists in women. It shows, moreover, that exhibitionism is also possible as a sexual perversion. It also suggests that kleptomania is derived from fetishism and that there is a close relation between perversion and some psythopathic personalities. In the case presented, kleptomania developed after the fetish became detached from its sexual function. This coincided with severe childhood anxieties which led to complete suppression of masturbation and

anhedonism. Kleptomania and the psychopathic behaviour in general were the result of acting out in the environment the perverse masturbation fantasies of the phallic phase.

[This is a summary or excerpt from the full text of the book or article. The full text of the document is available to subscribers.]

Copyright © 2019, Psychoanalytic Electronic Publishing, ISSN 2472-6982 Customer Service | Help | FAQ | Download PEP Bibliography | Report a Data Error | About

WARNING! This text is printed for personal use. It is copyright to the journal in which it originally appeared. It is illegal to redistribute it in any form.