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Hoping you can tell me, is stealing addiction a mental health issue?

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Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry
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In brief: Could be

It's impulsive problem similar to addiction .
Need assesment medications and group therapy.

In brief: Could be

It's impulsive problem similar to addiction .
Need assesment medications and group therapy.
Thank
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Dr. Rick Barnett
Kleptomania is considered a mental health issue typically associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or related clinical categories and not typically associated with addictive disorders, though much overlap may exist.
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