Noun(1) an irresistible impulse to steal in the absence of any economic motive
(1) Brain scans won't reveal that you're an obsessive compulsive or suffer from kleptomania .(2) People with kleptomania often have another psychiatric disorder, often a mood disorder such as depression and anxiety.(3) He doesn't need to steal, so the only motivation can be pleasure or something like kleptomania .(4) Diseases of the mind may manifest themselves in other ways which do not involve violence, for example, pyromania or kleptomania .(5) Although ordinary acts of theft or shoplifting can be deliberate, motivated by a need, a desire, peer pressure, or rebellion, in extremely rare cases, a person who steals may have kleptomania .(6) More than 1.2 million people in the United States are thought to suffer from kleptomania .(7) I don't know what worries me more - her kleptomania or her taste in art.(8) Under the psychotherapist/patient privilege, a patient trying to address his kleptomania in therapy could reveal that he stole a computer from his office, and the psychiatrist could not testify about that revelation in court.(9) He earned the enmity of gay people everywhere in 1998 when he compared homosexuality to kleptomania and alcoholism.(10) he has kleptomania(11) They attribute his stealing of petty items to an untreated and undiagnosed case of kleptomania , a psychiatric condition that causes a person to steal compulsively.(12) Bradshaw, defending, said two independent reports both said she suffered from kleptomania .(13) Were it not for her kleptomania (she steals toys in department stores) and tendency to faint, one would assume she was a very happy woman.(14) A ├ö├ç├┐disturbed soul├ö├ç├û, Edwin suffers from kleptomania , a compulsion that appears simultaneously with his realisation that he's gay.(15) When Ann gets home, she's ashamed, haunted by her moment of kleptomania .(16) she got kleptomania
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