PYROMANIA By N., Sam M.S. - 9 A disorder characterized by failure to resist the impulse to set fire and watch as they burn. This action is reward for itself, the arson is done not for any financial or other motivation. 2. An extreme interest in fires of all kinds. PYROMANIA: "Pyromania is an impulse-control disorder." Related Psychology Terms Dissociative Identity Disorder REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION NERVE CONDUCTION CIVILIAN CATASTROPHE REACTIONS CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY LEARNING TECHNIQUES INHIBITION SCHIZOPHRENIA (OTHER TYPES) ESTHETICS Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PYROMANIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pyromania/ (accessed January 28, 2023).