- Impulse Control Disorder
- Falls on the obsessive-compulsive spectrum.
Signs and Symptoms
- Fascination or obsession with fire
- Seek instant gratification by setting fires for enjoyment
- Induce euphoria
- Fixate on fire control establishments like firehouses, as well as firemen.
- Treated by teaching problem-solving skills, anger management, and how to communicate their issues.
- Harder to treat because problems are already ingrained and adult pyromaniacs tend to not cooperate.