Scientific article
Case report

Fire-settng behavior associated with Klinefelter syndrome

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

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.

  • 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
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ISSN of the journal0091-2174

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