Pyrophilia: Pyrophilia refers to sexual urges, preferences or fantasies involving fire.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Pyrophilia is available below.
Symptoms of Pyrophilia
- Sexual arousal associated with fires
- Recurring intense sexual fantasies involving fires
- Recurring intense sexual urges involving fires
- Sexual interest in fire
- Recurring intense sexual urges involving fire
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Pyrophilia
Treatments for Pyrophilia
- Psychoanalysis, hypnosis, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, drug therapy
- Treatment is generally not sought unless the condition becomes problematic for the person in some way and they feel compelled to address their condition. The majority of people simply learn to accept their fetish and manage to achieve gratification in an appropriate manner. If treatment is sought, general treatment options for fetishes may include:
- Behavior therapy
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treatments for Pyrophilia
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Pyrophilia:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Pyrophilia?
Causes of Pyrophilia
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Pyrophilia: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Pyrophilia
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had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
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a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
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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...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...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...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical...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...read more »
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