This is a complex area of functioning. Practitioners are a very heterogeneous group: occasional, joyful players; obsessessive-compulsives; people with body or gender dysphoria; those who are questioning their sexual orientation, etc..
When cross-dressing is a serious gender issue, a good resource is the International Journal of Transgenderism, http://www.symposion.com/ijt/. The Harry Benjamin Society is also a well-respected professional group.
For cross-dressing that isn't primarily about gender dysphoria there are many self-help organizations and websites that offer personal narratives. I'm afraid I don't know the URLs, so you'll need to do a websearch.
As a clinician, I have found that most people committed to cross-dressing are not going to change this. I believe it is a "sexual orientation" and should be treated as such. When an individual is relieved of the shame, guilt, anxiety, and fear of abandonment that is common with cross-dressing, they can frequently function quite well, assuming that they have a partner with whom they can work out the logistics.
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