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Treatments for Pyromania

Treatment List for Pyromania

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

  • 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

Pyromania: Is the Diagnosis Correct?

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

  • Arson - motivated by profit or other gain rather than pleasure.
  • Normal adolescence - many normal children and teens enjoy playing with fires.
  • Other conditions where fire starting may occur:
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Pyromania: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospital statistics for Pyromania:

These medical statistics relate to hospitals, hospitalization and Pyromania:

  • 0.0001% (8) of hospital consultant episodes were for pathological fire-setting or pyromania in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for pathological fire-setting or pyromania required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for pathological fire-setting or pyromania were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43% of hospital consultant episodes for pathological fire-setting or pyromania were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • more hospital information...»

Hospitals & Medical Clinics: Pyromania

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