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Descriptor English: Transvestism
Descriptor Spanish: Travestismo
Descriptor travestismo
Entry term(s) fetichismo travestista
Scope note: Trastorno caracterizado por intensas fantasías sexuales e impulsos o conductas sexuales en las que un varón heterosexual se viste de mujer. Las fantasías, impulsos o conductas producen trastornos clínicamente significativos o alteraciones del funcionamiento social, laboral y de otras áreas. (APA, DSM-IV, 1994)
Descriptor Portuguese: Travestilidade
Descriptor French: Travestisme
Entry term(s): Fetishism, Transvestic
Fetishisms, Transvestic
Transvestic Fetishism
Transvestic Fetishisms
Transvestisms
Tree number(s): F03.657.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014190
Scope note: Disorder characterized by recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving cross-dressing in a heterosexual male. The fantasies, urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning. (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VI virology
DeCS ID: 14583
Unique ID: D014190
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/30
Transvestism - Preferred
Concept UI M0021844
Scope note Disorder characterized by recurrent, intense sexually arousing fantasies, sexual urges, or behaviors involving cross-dressing in a heterosexual male. The fantasies, urges, or behaviors cause clinically significant distress or impairment in social, occupational or other areas of functioning. (from APA, DSM-IV, 1994)
Preferred term Transvestism
Entry term(s) Fetishism, Transvestic
Fetishisms, Transvestic
Transvestic Fetishism
Transvestic Fetishisms
Transvestisms



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