In psychology, erotic attachment to an inanimate object or a nongenital body part whose real or fantasized presence is necessary for sexual gratification. The object is most commonly some other body part or an article of clothing. From the time of its identification by Sigmund Freud in 1927, fetishism was thought to occur almost exclusively among men, but in the late 20th century that notion was challenged by several new studies. Seealso fetish.
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Fetish may refer to:
spirits in stone; The art of Zuni fetishes Fetish carvings miniature bears and other creatures - have long been an art of the Zuni pueblo. But these small sculptures, growing in popularity year by year, are more than simple souvenirs.(TRAVEL)
Oct 20, 1996; Inside the old trailer that is his workshop, Arnie Calavaza picked up a rough-cut cube of bluish-gray stone - raw turquoise,...