pyromania

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pyromania

Psychiatry the uncontrollable impulse and practice of setting things on fire

pyromania

[‚pī·rō′mā·nē·ə]
(psychology)
A monomania for setting or watching fires.
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Most mental health professionals do not typically deal with firesetting behavior.
Parents and youths were told that they were to engage in a brief discussion regarding firesetting behaviors.