People have been attributing every other mental illness to head
has a citation:
There is a research report:
Kleptomania After Head Trauma: Two Case Reports and Combination
By Aizer, Anat MD; Lowengrub, Katherine MD; Dannon, Pinhas N MD
>From The Rehovot Community Mental Health & Rehabilitation Center, Tel
Aviv University, Rehovot Israel.
and here is the actual article:
There are 2 case reports. One is an army major and the other is a
Cyprus resident. Lot of things can happen after a head injury while
the brain tries to recover and goes into an overactive state and
remain in that state for months. Were those people had any co-morbid
condition in addition to stealing such as hyperactivity etc? Also,
were they on medication and what type?
I don't see any co-relation between kleptomania and head injury. There
is a connection to psychopathy and head injury. However putting the
Kleptomaniacs also in the psycopathic category may be considered
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