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Treatments for Kleptomania

Treatment List for Kleptomania

The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Kleptomania includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy, medication
  • Kleptomania is considered an impulse control disorder and treatments include:
    • Psychotherapy
      • Cognitive behavioural therapy
      • Exposure and response prevention (ERP)
      • Habit reversal training
    • Meditation and relaxation
    • Hypnotherapy
    • Medication
    • High dose Inositol (Vitamin B8) - Shown in some preliminary studies to have benefits in OCD as well as some other psychiatric conditions

Kleptomania: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

The first step in getting correct treatment is to get a correct diagnosis. Differential diagnosis list for Kleptomania may include:

  • Criminal behavior
  • Malingering - pretending to have kleptomania when arrested for theft.
  • Other conditions that may involve theft behavior:
  • more diagnoses...»

Kleptomania: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Drugs and Medications used to treat Kleptomania:

Note:You must always seek professional medical advice about any prescription drug, OTC drug, medication, treatment or change in treatment plans.

Some of the different medications used in the treatment of Kleptomania include:

  • Valproic Acid
  • Alti-Valproic
  • Apo-Divalproic
  • Apo-Valproic
  • Atemperator
  • Depa
  • Depakene
  • Depakote
  • Depakote ER
  • Deproic
  • Epival
  • Myproic
  • Novo-Divalproex
  • Novo-Valproic
  • Nu-Valproic
  • Rhoproic
  • Valproic

Unlabeled Drugs and Medications to treat Kleptomania:

Unlabelled alternative drug treatments for Kleptomania include:

  • Fluoxetine
  • Alti-Fluoxetine
  • Apo-Fluoxetine
  • Gen-Fluoxetine
  • Med-Fluoxetine
  • Prozac
  • Prozac Weekly
  • Sarafem

Hospital statistics for Kleptomania:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Kleptomania:

  • 0.00002% (3) of hospital consultant episodes were for pathological stealing or kleptomania in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for pathological stealing or kleptomania required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for pathological stealing or kleptomania were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43% of hospital consultant episodes for pathological stealing or kleptomania were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • more hospital information...»

Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Kleptomania

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