Pyromania: Compulsive arson and fire starting behavior disorder.
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causes, and treatments of Pyromania is available below.
Symptoms of Pyromania
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Treatments for Pyromania
- Kleptomania is considered an impulse control disorder and treatments include:
- Cognitive behavioural therapy
- Exposure and response prevention (ERP)
- Habit reversal training
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Pyromania:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
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Pyromania: Related Patient Stories
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Causes of Pyromania
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Disease Topics Related To Pyromania
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Pyromania: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Pyromania
Cluster of diseases with difficult diagnosis issues: There is a well-known list of
medical conditions that are all somewhat difficult to diagnose, and all can present
in a variety of different...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability...read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there are...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of depression or symptoms...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »
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Types of Pyromania
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Definitions of Pyromania:
An uncontrollable desire to set fire to things
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
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