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Is kleptomania a real mental illness?
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes.
Kleptomania is very different from a person stealing for monitary gain or stealing things that are necessary to live.
In general, the items stolen are of little value either to the person or monitarily. Yet the person cannot resist the impulse to take them.

In brief: Yes.
Kleptomania is very different from a person stealing for monitary gain or stealing things that are necessary to live.
In general, the items stolen are of little value either to the person or monitarily. Yet the person cannot resist the impulse to take them.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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