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  • 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, Kotler M

  • 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.

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