Kleptomania Causes

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Causes of Kleptomania


The exact cause of kleptomania is unknown. It often occurs with other psychological disorders. These include:

Frontal Lobe
Psychological disorders are sometimes the result of chemical imbalances in the brain. The frontal lobe of the brain is thought to provide impulse control.
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