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    Pyromania

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    Description and Diagnosis Pyromania is one of the DSM-5 disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders. Pyromania is characterized by the inability to resist carrying out fire setting, despite potentially negative or harmful consequences. The presence of several episodes of intentional and purposeful fire setting characterize this disorder. Individuals with this disorder usually experience emotional arousal and tension prior to the act of setting a fire. Individuals with pyromania have a fascination with, interest in, or attraction to fire in several contexts (e.g., paraphernalia and consequences). They may set off fire alarms in stores and schools. Individuals with pyromania often take pleasure in anything associated with fires (e.g., fire departments and fire equipment). Individuals with pyromania repeatedly fail to resist impulses to intentionally start fires. The act of an individual who deliberately starts fires often relieves tension and instant gratification. Another characteristic of this disorder is to induce euphoria. Often, pyromaniacs fixate on institutions of fire control…

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    Arsonist Case Study

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    Psychological behavior in arsonists Arson is a crime that occurs worldwide, it has an immense impact on the victims and the community the arson takes place in. Arson leads to major financial damage, serious injury, or even death. In many cases in attempting to link psychiatric abnormalities to the arsonists have been focused on sexual motivation for firesetting. This psychiatric flaw has been linked to urination, homosexuality and cruelty to animals in the childhoods of firesetters have all…

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    Pyromania is an impulse control disorder in which the individual cannot resist the urge to deliberately set fires, sometimes going as far as committing arson. Arson, the criminal act of intentionally setting fires, causes destruction worldwide. For instance, the Santiago Canyon fire of 2007 consumed over 28,000 acres of California and cost around 21.6 million dollars in damage. I remember these fires specifically because I have family in California who witnessed this, the fire being extremely…

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    Genius hour Why do people that have pyromania disorder what to burn thing and how can we help? What is pyromania and how does it affect family’s, how do we help, and is there any Scientific research that will give us a better understanding of a pyromania. Explain why Pyromaniac is a serious illness. What is pyromania and how does it affect families? Pyromania is an impulse control Disorder, and it doesn’t only happen in adults and adolescents but also in children. About 1% of…

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    leading to fire setting in interest and fascination for fire. In the second stage children between five and nine begin experimenting and playing with fires, at this stage children are too young to understand the consequences. The final stage is fire setting, it happens when children get older and continue to set fires even when they are aware of the consequences and what it can do. Pyromania refers to an impulse to set fires to things. The literature in pyromania in the book Criminal Behavior: A…

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    Merton's Strain Theory

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    Social deviance is a phenomenon that has existed in all societies where there have been norms (Hagan, John). Deviance acts are acts that go against the norms in a society, for example: crime, robbery, rape, assault, murder. Americans today recognize actions such public nudity, pyromania, extreme gambling, alcoholism, lying, unhygienic, prostitution, stealing, and cross dressing as deviant or people acting upon deviant behavior. Although in our society this breaks our norms, he in other…

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    The purpose of this case study is to provide an overview of disruptive, impulse-control, and conduct disorders. Disruptive, impulse-control and conduct disorders include: Oppositional defiant disorder, intermittent explosive disorder, conduct disorder, pyromania and kleptomania. In both children and adolescence these behaviors if not properly addressed can lead to further problematic issues as the individual progresses towards adulthood. Although, psychodynamic, psychosocial, and biological…

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    Hannibal Psychoanalysis

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    not having remorse for others or the guilt for what he was doing, also his possession of being able to act charming to others, major depressive disorder that he suffered from the death of his family, kleptomania pyromania characterized by difficulties in resting urges to engaged in behavior that is excessive and ultimately harmful to others. Some associated features for Hannibal 's antisocial and psychopathic disorder. His antisocial behavior like lying, killing, his ability to unnerve others,…

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    When his sister has cancer and the other sister is important to save the other one’s life, Jesse does not stand out in the family. The fact that Jesse is not often mentioned throughout the story thoroughly supports that he really wants attention from his family and no one pays attention to him. As a response to the neglect towards him, he often acts out and is very blunt towards his parents. We know that Brian, the father of the family, is a firefighter. Jesse is an arsonist and a pyromaniac,…

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    is still around today, in the area of Mumbai in India and small pockets in Iran. These points are all being misconceived by majority of the population today, as few know about the Zoroastrian beliefs, their history and how they influenced other beliefs. They had a strong influence on many religions, as their empire spanned a big portion of Central and western Asia. Furthermore, the Zoroastrians have a false reputation of being pyromaniacs, which is a misconception of their naturalistic…

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