An adolescent with kleptomania and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder treated with methylphenidate.

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According to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th edition (DSM-IV) (APA 1994) criteria, kleptomania is defined as the recurrent failure to resist impulses to steal objects that are not needed for personal use or monetary value. The impulse is accompanied by an increasing sense of tension immediately before committing the theft followed… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/cap.2010.0155

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