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Kleptomania: Sources and notes

- Jean Adès, Behavioral dependencies: compulsive shopping, sexual addictions, work addiction, kleptomania, pyromania, intermittent explosive disorder, trichotillomania, EMC Psychiatry.

- N. Carrière et al. Impulse control disorders associated with Parkinson's disease: study of a cohort of 35 patients, Neurological Review, Volume 168, number 2 (February 2012).

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