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  • Pyromania is defined as the deliberate setting of fires, accompanied by tension before the act, relief after the act, and with no secondary gain derived from the act.

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Last updated: June 10, 2017


Colaianni, Alessa, and O. Joseph Bienvenu. "Pyromania." Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787094/all/Pyromania.
Colaianni A, Bienvenu O. Pyromania. Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787094/all/Pyromania. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Colaianni, A., & Bienvenu, O. (2017). Pyromania. In Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787094/all/Pyromania
Colaianni A, Bienvenu O. Pyromania [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Psychiatry_Guide/787094/all/Pyromania.
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