Webmd does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. For more information please visit portlandsexandrelationshiptherapy. The diagnostic statistics manual, the primary text for defining psychological conditions and disorders, has had a variety of approaches to dealing with fetishes. It is not clear what causes paraphilia. Please fill out all required fields to submit your message.
The term fetish is hundreds of years old. Professor meredith chivers has suggested that such fantasies may flourish through an absence of imagined negative repercussions, tapping into primitive sexual instincts while avoiding the reality of the trauma. So if you have sex too much you are labeled as having a sex addiction.