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Words related to pyromania

an uncontrollable desire to set fire to things

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Most mental health professionals do not typically deal with firesetting behavior.
During the past several years, many juveniles have been placed in residential treatment centers as a result of their participation in the Rosenberg Law initiative and concerns related to their firesetting behavior.
Additionally, an AlloSource representative will speak at the 2008 JFS Group Treatment Program regarding the potential consequences of firesetting behavior.
Numerous studies have focused on the relationship between family dysfunction and firesetting behavior in juveniles.
Records from 78 firesetters aged 3 to 6 years, 240 firesetters aged 7 to 10 years, 157 firesetters aged 11 to 14 years, and 413 firesetters aged 15 to 18 years who were referred to MCAIN for firesetting behaviors were analyzed.