The appropriate treatment for pyromania varies with the age of the patient and
the seriousness of the condition.
The clinician's handbook, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental
Disorders , also known as the DSM, classifies pyromania as a disorder of impulse
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Pyromania is a disorder in which the individual sets fires to reduce tension or to
obtain and then reduce affective arousal. It can cause the sufferer significant ...
Pyromania is an impulse-control disorder that causes the inability to fight an urge
to set fires. This behavior is not caused by an addiction, but rather by negative ...
Pyromania remains a relatively under-researched and possibly under-reported
impulse control disorder. The strong urges to watch existing fires or to set new ...
Pyromania is classified as an impulse control disorder because a person
diagnosed with pyromania fails to resist the impulsive desire to set fires, as
opposed to ...
The symptom of this disorder include deliberately and purposefully setting a fire
more than one time.
Because pyromania is such a rare disorder, we don't know much about its
biological causes. Pyromania is generally classified as an impulse control
Pyromania is an impulse disorder. People who have this disorder cannot resist
an impulse to set fires, even though they know it is harmful. The urge makes them