en
Scientific article
Case report
English

Fire-settng behavior associated with Klinefelter syndrome

Published inInternational Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, vol. 32, no. 4, p. 395-399
Publication date2002
Abstract

This is a report on a male patient with a previous history of psychotic disorder who was arrested for arson. During the following hospitalization in a psychiatric unit, a genetic syndrome, namely Klinefelter syndrome (47,XXY), was diagnosed. The association between firesetting behavior and Klinefelter syndrome is reviewed, and the underlying explanatory hypothesis is discussed.

Keywords
  • Adult
  • Antipsychotic Agents/therapeutic use
  • Firesetting Behavior/complications
  • Haloperidol/therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Klinefelter Syndrome/complications
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Psychotic Disorders/drug therapy/psychology
Citation (ISO format)
EYTAN, Ariel et al. Fire-settng behavior associated with Klinefelter syndrome. In: International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine, 2002, vol. 32, n° 4, p. 395–399. doi: 10.2190/306P-N7R9-91T1-L8LJ
Main files (1)
Article (Published version)
accessLevelRestricted
Identifiers
ISSN of the journal0091-2174
118views
0downloads

Technical informations

Creation02/03/2021 3:25:00 PM
First validation02/03/2021 3:25:00 PM
Update time03/16/2023 12:01:55 AM
Status update03/16/2023 12:01:54 AM
Last indexation01/17/2024 12:24:56 PM
All rights reserved by Archive ouverte UNIGE and the University of GenevaunigeBlack