FIRE-SETTING BEHAVIOR By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 a term that is used to describe a person's behaviour who has the tendency to set fires. Compare pyromania. FIRE-SETTING BEHAVIOR: "Joe had fire setting behaviour and set many fires each week." Related Psychology Terms INTERIM BEHAVIOR GOAL ORIENTATION FIRST-PERSON PERSPECTIVE SELF-SYSTEM MOTOR DISTURBANCE MICROGENY GROUP TERRITORIAL BEHAVIOR GYRUS BARNUM EFFECT MIMETIC Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FIRE-SETTING BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fire-setting-behavior/ (accessed February 16, 2020).