Erotic target location errors: an underappreciated paraphilic dimension.

@article{Lawrence2009EroticTL,
  title={Erotic target location errors: an underappreciated paraphilic dimension.},
  author={A. S. Arul Lawrence},
  journal={Journal of sex research},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 2-3},
  pages={194-215}
}
Based on studies of heterosexual male fetishists, transvestites, and transsexuals, Blanchard (1991) proposed the existence of a hitherto unrecognized paraphilic dimension, erotic target location errors (ETLEs), involving the erroneous location of erotic targets in the environment. ETLEs can involve preferential attention to a peripheral or inessential part of an erotic target, manifesting as fetishism, or mislocation of an erotic target in one's own body, manifesting as the desire to… CONTINUE READING

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