F632 Pathological stealing [kleptomania

Disorder characterized by repeated failure to resist impulses to steal objects that are not acquired for personal use or monetary gain. The objects may instead be discarded, given away, or hoarded. This behaviour is usually accompanied by an increasing sense of tension before, and a sense of gratification during and immediately after, the act.

Excludes: depressive disorder with stealing ( F31-F33 ) organic mental disorders ( F00-F09 )

shoplifting as the reason for observation for suspected mental disorder ( Z03.2 )

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