Nursing & Travel
Services for Nurses
Nurses with a Disablity
Law and Ethics
Nursing & Media
Journals A - Z
Nursing & the Arts
We subscribe to the HONcode principles. Verify here.
BehaveNet® Clinical Capsule™: Kleptomania - DSM-IV:
Kleptomania. Individuals with this Impulse-Control Disorder recurrently
fail to resist impulsive stealing of objects with no other motivation than
the relief or pleasure resulting from the act of stealing itself.
Health Information Library - "KLEPTOMANIA"
- You may have
heard the term kleptomania before. People often have the idea that people
with kleptomania are people who steal everything. This is not true.
Kleptomania - Kleptomania involves a failure to resist impulses to
steal items that are not needed or sought for personal use or monetary
value. Kleptomania should be distinguished from shoplifting, in which the
action is usually well-planned and motivated by need or monetary gain.
Kleptomania - The treatment of kleptomania with serotonin
reuptake inhibitors by Lepkifker E, Dannon PN, Ziv R, Iancu I, Horesh N,
Prozac Used To Treat Kleptomania - Kleptomania, the psychiatric
disorder characterized by an overwhelming urge to steal objects, can be
treated with a combination of Prozac -- or similar drugs -- and
psychotherapy, a study suggests.
"The information provided on nurses.info is designed to
support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her
Thursday May 20, 2010