FIRE-SETTING BEHAVIOR By N., Sam M.S. - 17 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 OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION CHILD PSYCHIATRY ANTISOCIAL REACTION Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development IMITATION SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) BEHAVIOR DISORDERS HABIT CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FIRE-SETTING BEHAVIOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fire-setting-behavior/ (accessed July 3, 2022).