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Article: Why Essentially Honest Persons Steal
Why Do Some Usually Mature and Honest Adults Over-spend or Even Shoplift, Especially Around Holidays such as Christmas?
SHOPLIFTING AND OTHER THEFTS BY USUALLY HONEST ADULTS
Book: WHY HONEST PEOPLE SHOPLIFT OR COMMIT OTHER ACTS OF THEFT: ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF 'ATYPICAL THEFT OFFENDERS', published in 1997 by Tagami Communications, Toronto (357 pages), is distributed world-wide through the University of Toronto Press Distribution Centre, via its warehouses in the U.S. and Canada.
Ask the expert: Causes of Kleptomania
For a good discussion of this illness, see the article by S. L. McElroy, et al. in the May, 1991 American Journal of Psychiatry. December 1997
Between Kleptomania and Addictive-Compulsive Stealing
Copyright Silvia Helena Cardoso, PhD