Pyromania. Taia Ware. Pyromania -is an impulse control disorder in which individuals repeatedly fail to resist impulses to deliberately start fires, in order to relieve tension or for instant gratification . www.youtube.com/ watch?v =Vpq2kH_w3So . What is Pyromania?.
Some youths are attracted to fire setting out of boredom and a lack of other forms of recreation. Attention seeking.
Fire setting becomes a way of provoking reactions from parents and other authorities.
Lack of social skills. Many youths arrested for fire setting are described by others as "loners" and rarely have significant friendships.
Lack of fire-safety skills and ignorance of the dangers associated with fire settingSymptoms