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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Pyromania

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Is pyromania a legitimate disease?

Is pyromania a legitimate disease?

Impulse disrder: Pyromania is an impulse control disorder[1] in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires,[1] in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification. The term pyromania comes from the Greek word ??? (pyr, fire). Pyromania and pyromaniacs are distinct from arson, the pursuit of personal, monetary or political gain. It is multiple, deliberate and purposeful fire setting rather than accidental.[2] Pyromaniacs start fires to induce euphoria, and often fixate on institutions of fire control like fire stations and firefighters. Pyromania is a type of impulse control disorder, along with kleptomania, compulsive gambling, trichotillomania and others. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have pyromania or have a mild version of it?

How can I tell if I have pyromania or have a mild version of it?

See therapist: The best way is to talk with a therapist about your specific concerns. S/he will need to know what you are doing, or feeling like doing, that causes you to wonder about this. If present, this is a serious issue that can cause great harm both to you and others. Your primary care physician may know a helpful referral resource. Please don't wait on this. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for pyromania?

What is the treatment for  pyromania?

Exposure: I have successfully treated more than one child with this problem by having their father take them out in the woods and lighting wooden matched until the kid tires of it. With careful supervision of course. Encourage the child to light more, even after he says enough. This method could be called flooding. Some kids will lose their fascination with fire with this technique. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

What are the symptoms of sjögren’s syndrome?

Dry eyes, mouth +: You may wish to consult: www.Sjogrens.Org/ for additional information. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

What are symptoms of spider bites in the u.S.?

Depends: Anything from minor itching and redness, to crusting, oozing and in a few cases severe skin and soft tissue breakdown. It depends upon the species. See: << http://www.Webmd.Com/allergies/ss/slideshow-bad-bugs?Ecd=wnl_aaa_060412 >> for a pictorial view. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

What are the symptoms of addison s disease like?

Addison's disease: Fatigue, lightheadedness while standing, muscle weakness, fever, weight loss, sweating, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea, headaches, muscle/joint pains, mood changes. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of Asperger s syndrome in youth?

What are the symptoms of Asperger s syndrome in youth?

Autism spectrum D/O: Significant difficulties on social interaction, restricted of repeat stove pattern of behavior and interest , with reservation of linguistic and cognitive development. ...Read more

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What is Asperger s syndrome symptoms that appear first?

Aspergers: First know what aspergers is. Watch this first. Autism spectrum and aspergers in 8 mins. Check it! http://youtu.Be/xg1ngp1ngds. ...Read more

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What symptoms do people with behcet’s syndrome usually have?

What symptoms do people with behcet’s syndrome usually have?

Inflammation: The classic three findings are ulcers in the mouth, genital ulcers, and inflammation of the eyes. The eyes can be inflammed from front to back. The inflammation of the retinal blood vessels is most harmful and can cause permanent vision loss. Behcet's disease should be treated promptly, ideally by a uveitis specialist if you have one in your area. ...Read more

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