A Phenomenologycal study on kleptomania behaviour adolescent


  • Annisa Fajrina Rachim University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Arif Julianto Sri Nugroho Universitas Widya Dharma, Indonesia
  • Lithianie Fransisca N.B Semet Gajah Mada University, Indonesia
  • Nazhifa Fathia Azzahra Gajah Mada University, Indonesia
  • Tasari Tasari Widya Dharma University, Indonesia
  • Ummu Hany Almasitoh Widya Dharma University, Indonesia
  • Anna Febrianty S Widya Dharma University, Indonesia
  • Winarno Heru Murjito Widya Dharma University, Indonesia




Broken home , Kleptomania , Mental health , Stealing


Adolescence is the phase between childhood and adulthood. Teenagers will commit acts of juvenile delinquency when they experience a broken-home and have conflicting parents. One of the acts of juvenile delinquency is stealing which has a relationship with impulse control. This study aims to determine the behavior of broken-home adolescents who experience kleptomania disorder and identify the emotions that arise before and after the onset of kleptomaniac behavior. This study uses a phenomenological approach with a semi-structured interview for data collection. Participants in this study were selected through purposive sampling based on predetermined criteria. The data analysis used in this study is the Miles and Huberman interactive analysis model. This study found that participants had a tendency towards kleptomania in childhood due to internal factors. This research is expected to provide objective information about broken-home adolescents who experience kleptomania based on phenomenological studies.



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Annisa Fajrina Rachim, University of Auckland

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Ummu Hany Almasitoh, Widya Dharma University


Winarno Heru Murjito, Widya Dharma University



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How to Cite

Rachim, A. F., Sri Nugroho, A. J., Semet, L. F. N., Azzahra, N. F., Tasari, T., Almasitoh, U. H., Febrianty S, A. ., & Murjito, W. H. (2023). A Phenomenologycal study on kleptomania behaviour adolescent. Jurnal Spirits, 14(1), 47–62. https://doi.org/10.30738/spirits.v14i1.15913

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