volume 30, issue suppl 1, PS11-S15 2007
DOI: 10.1590/s1516-44462006005000054
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Abstract: A b s t r a c t Objectives: Kleptomania, a disabling impulse control disorder, is characterized by the repetitive and uncontrollable theft of items that are of little use to the afflicted person. Despite its relatively long history, kleptomania remains poorly understood to the general public, clinicians, and sufferers. Method: This article reviews the literature for what is known about the clinical characteristics, family history, neurobiology, and treatment options for individuals with kleptomania. Results: …

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