The stealing is done out of anger or in a response to a delusion or hallucination and is not better accounted for by another disorder, such as conduct disorder or a maniac episode

KLEPTOMANIA: "Kleptomania is an impulse control disorder characterized by a repeated failure to resist impulses to steal ."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "KLEPTOMANIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kleptomania/ (accessed October 26, 2020).