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Transcript of Kleptomania

Kleptomania By Grace Park and Adam Bernardis Impulse-control disorder. Interesting facts, call for help, pictures Need Help? Symptoms Kleptomania Takes You
By Surprise Definition Causes Definition, Cause and difference in Kleptomania and shoplifting Kleptomania can occur at anytime or anywhere and can take you by surprise.You will never know when you may have episode and scientists have never been able to predict when it will occur. Kleptomania is a mental disorder where a person cannot resist the urge to steal an item that has no personal use to them. They steal mostly out of pleasure regardless of their personal desires. How to diagnose Kleptomania:
*uncontrollable impulse to steal unnecessary goods
*increasing sense of tension, pleasure and relaxation before theft
*the stealing behavior is linked to personal distress and legal problems -Kleptomania was first recognized in 1838
-There are more women than men who are Kleptomaniac
-0.7% of the world are Kleptomaniac
-Did you know that Megan Fox,Lindsay Logan and Britney Spears were all Kleptomaniacs and some are still Kleptomaniacs. Interesting facts Kleptomania has numerous causes. A few are: eating disorder, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, sever head injury or bipolar disorder. Some scientist think that Kleptomania is linked to a brain chemical called Serotonin. Serotonin helps with control moods and emotions. People with low Serotonin can have impulsive behavior. National association for shoplifting prevention
Phone: 1-800-848-9595
Website: http://www.kleptomaniacsanonymous.com Kleptomania is different from shoplifting because the theft is usually unplanned. The person with kleptomaniac can't control the thrill that they get when they steal something. Difference of Kleptomania and
Shoplifting. Quote "Kleptomania steals from you". The reality is that Kleptomania steals from you because it steals your time, self respect, dignity and can get you into a lot of trouble.
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