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Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses ... When studying the lifestyle of someone with pyromania, a buildup of stress and emotion is often evident and this is seen in teens' attitudes ...


A child pyromaniac is a child with an impulse-control disorder that is primarily distinguished by ... Many clinical studies have found that fire setting rarely occurs by itself but usually occurs with other socially unacceptable behavior. .... tend to respond better to a case-management approach rather than a medical approach.


This is a case study of a 20-year-old homeless male who met DSM-IV criteria for pyromania. Neuropsychological testing was administered on psychiatric ...


Aug 1, 2006 ... Case study. A girl aged 14 years was referred to a university child and adolescent psychiatry eating-disorders unit from an outlier hospital.


Sep 14, 2011 ... What does it take to inflame a pyromaniac? ... sufficient kindling for the 20-year- old homeless fellow who was the focus of their case study.


disorders exist among those who meet criteria for pyromania. A study of twenty- one adult and ..... A National Case-Control Study of Arson Risk in. Schizophrenia  ...


Jul 25, 2013 ... She had kept the new arrivals secret during the court case. Miss Smith, 37 ... Pictured: Wardrobe that was torched by a teenage pyromaniac.


Oct 15, 2005 ... Response of pyromania to biological treatment in a homeless person ... This is a case study of a 20-year-old homeless male who met DSM-IV ...


Sep 1, 2012 ... In short, firesetting is a behavior, arson is a crime, and pyromania is a ..... a natural case-control study of arson risk in schizophrenia and other ...


Additionally, one study suggested that those with Pyromania tend to be .... 2003), and one case study showed that HRT also was effective (Jones et al., 1997).