Translation of kleptomania in Spanish:

kleptomania

cleptomanía, n.

Pronunciation /ˌklɛptəˈmeɪniə//ˌklɛptə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/

noun

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    cleptomanía feminine
    • Under the psychotherapist/patient privilege, a patient trying to address his kleptomania in therapy could reveal that he stole a computer from his office, and the psychiatrist could not testify about that revelation in court.
    • The profile of the basic kind of person who suffers from kleptomania is that of somebody who has had a chaotic upbringing.
    • Were it not for her kleptomania (she steals toys in department stores) and tendency to faint, one would assume she was a very happy woman.
    • People with kleptomania often have another psychiatric disorder, often a mood disorder such as depression and anxiety.
    • More than 1.2 million people in the United States are thought to suffer from kleptomania.
    • A ‘disturbed soul’, Edwin suffers from kleptomania, a compulsion that appears simultaneously with his realisation that he's gay.
    • I don't know what worries me more - her kleptomania or her taste in art.
    • Diseases of the mind may manifest themselves in other ways which do not involve violence, for example, pyromania or kleptomania.
    • He earned the enmity of gay people everywhere in 1998 when he compared homosexuality to kleptomania and alcoholism.
    • Bradshaw, defending, said two independent reports both said she suffered from kleptomania.
    • Brain scans won't reveal that you're an obsessive compulsive or suffer from kleptomania.
    • When Ann gets home, she's ashamed, haunted by her moment of kleptomania.
    • Although ordinary acts of theft or shoplifting can be deliberate, motivated by a need, a desire, peer pressure, or rebellion, in extremely rare cases, a person who steals may have kleptomania.
    • He doesn't need to steal, so the only motivation can be pleasure or something like kleptomania.
    • They attribute his stealing of petty items to an untreated and undiagnosed case of kleptomania, a psychiatric condition that causes a person to steal compulsively.
    • He displayed aggressive behaviour, emotional immaturity, impulsiveness, rejection of authority and manipulative behaviour, lied, swore and had a leaning towards kleptomania.