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I Have Impulse Control Disorders

Impulse Control Disorders anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Impulse Control Disorders. You're not alone. 44 People

    Possible Help For Nail Picking!

    I thought I was crazy when I decided to go to see a psychologist for my nail biting..Nail biting it once was. It has turned into over time Nail picking. I have been biting ever since I can remember, but started picking already 6 yrs ago, wow!...Anyways, it had started to...
    jsbaker2002 jsbaker2002 26-30 1 Response Sep 26, 2008

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    Undiagnosed Impulsive Psychologist

    I am a final year undergraduate in psychology and the more literature I read about impulse control issues the more I realise that I actually have problems with impulse control and it's kind of scaring me now. As a child my mom took me to see have behaviourist psychologist who...
    whirly1989 whirly1989 22-25, F 4 Responses May 4, 2011

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    I Have An Impulse Problem With Stealing

    i have had an impulse issue for the past four years. i have been getting into trouble for stealing. i always take cash, never anything else. taking gives me an adrenaline rush that i enjoy. every time i steal it gives me the same feeling of excitement that is hard to get away...
    spencerhawk spencerhawk 18-21, M Jul 16, 2012

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    Didn't Expect This Group to Already Be Created!

    So i've been reading a lot on personality and mental disorders, not only because it interests me, but because i've always felt there was something wrong with me. Something not quite right. I don't think i need any help. But i can't quite put my finger on it. Anyway, when i...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 2009

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    Wow! Neat-o! This Is the Group For Me

    I recently joined a group for cutters maybe a week ago.  I knew i had something in common with them, but i didnt know what my actual 'problem' was called, so thats why i joined them. I am a 'Skin Picker', meaning that i friction burn my skin.  I have been doing this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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    My Icd

    Five behavioural stages characterize impulsivity: an impulse, growing tension, pleasure from acting, relief from the urge and finally guilt (which may or may not arise). Yep this is exactly the stages i go through. Mine was visiting prostitutes. The impulse was their , the...
    rjp0101 rjp0101 36-40, M Jan 14, 2013

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    Maybe I Have Impulse Control Disorder

    So I've been married for ten years, and it's been a pretty rocky marriage. We would get into an argument, over anything, and i could not stop arguing. I would call names, follow him into the other room, just to drag it out. Well we are separated now, and we both want it to work...
    clbc18 clbc18 26-30 Aug 27, 2012

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    Looking For Other Who Are In A Similar Situation

    For some time now I've suffered with impulse control issues. Despite a NHS psychologist diagnosing me with OCD, I still believe that I have impulse control issues that aren't related to OCD as such. I've heard that impulse control disorders can take years to diagnose and are...
    daisychain7 daisychain7 22-25 2 Responses Feb 4, 2012

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    Craig and Icd

    Hi male 46.  I am diagnosed with cyclothymia, (part of the Bipolar spectrum) and am on Lithium for that.  My shrink has suggested OCD and ICD are also going on in my head.  God it is a busy place up there.  I need to find a med that will work with the...
    CraigC CraigC 46-50 1 Response Feb 14, 2009

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    They Can Get Me In a Lot of Trouble.

     In parts of my life, I gave into my impulses.  No, not pinching women in public.  Maybe in private.  It was more flirting which got me into a lot of trouble.  Witness 4 divorces.  Each one started for rather reasonable causes, well, kind of sort of...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses May 1, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    I have several different disorders, and guess what. I don't give a **** about them.
    MixedUnicorn MixedUnicorn 16-17, M Sep 21

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    Recently I started a new job. I absolutely hate being the new person and not knowing how everything is run. I know that it's normal to feel this way and that with time I'll get the...
    zuzeethh zuzeethh 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I only talked about this stuff to one person but she trusted me with a secret and it was serious and I told someone. We cant talk to anymore. I need help! I have too many problems...
    candybubbles3 candybubbles3 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I hate how I can't control my moods. One second I'm the happiest person ever the next second I want to die. And there's never really specific reasons I get into these moods -.-
    sammylynn333 sammylynn333 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    For those of you that understand, No explanation is needed. For those of you who do not understand, No explanation is possible.
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 28

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    Good article, "My Mother doesn't love me and the process of Grieving." http://emergingfrombroken.com/my-mother-doesn%E2%80%99t-love-me-and-the-process-of-grieving/
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F Sep 30

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    I tried to get on with my life after a breakup with maybe the only men I ever really loved but I can't I cry all day I try not to think and all I see myself doing is going in...
    Hjmm26 Hjmm26 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I have a lot of things. It's weird how I go on my daily life blending in with everyone else while my head is so chaotic. I have split personality: the other personality I have is...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F Sep 30

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    Since I can rationalize my father has been verbally and physically abusive. I think it grew in intensity as the years went by and my personality started to evolve. I still live...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Growing up, I always had a pretty bad temper. Not too much of the, "out loud and in your face" kind. But more of the "quiet" kind. Whenever someone did something to me or someone...
    SweetKrazyChill SweetKrazyChill 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 8

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    Hey everyone. I'm new to this site so you have to bear with me :))! I have had bulimia for over a year. I have bpd and depression alongside bulimia but for me, Bulimia ruins my...
    rhiamia rhiamia 18-21, F a week ago

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    Growing up I never understood bipolar and still don't. If you are reading this and you want answers I can not give them, but if your story is the same as mine. Please leave the...
    pedgy1 pedgy1 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Anxiety is something I've struggled with for years, on a daily basis. Growing up my parents never let me get help because in their eyes seeing a psychiatrist means your crazy. I...
    Laidybug29 Laidybug29 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5

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    I still have asthma yet I have it controlled now. But when I was younger I would too it all off with pneumonia which really sucked when you were gasping for air... So I've been to...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 10

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    I'm 19 and I first started pulling my eyelashes when I was in 8th grade. At first it wasn't too bad. I would stand in the mirror and pull my eyelashes but was able to stop once...
    alisonw23 alisonw23 18-21, F 2 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Just so ya know: this has a happy ending. Yesterday, at a marching band competition, the girl working on the prop in front of mine said she felt like she was going to be sick. I...
    Shepfax Shepfax 16-17, T 1 day ago

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    I've been taking a class in my college that recently the topic of eating disorders came up. Now at first I felt like staying out of the conversation because I couldn't figure out...
    cookii cookii 18-21, F Oct 9

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    I don't get new hobbies, I get new obsessions. When I latch onto something, I can't help but do it wholeheartedly until the next thing comes along. I got into making beaded...
    crochetedgirl crochetedgirl 22-25, F 3 Responses Sep 23

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    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Sep 25

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    I have 4 piercings and they were all impulse piercings. Smiley, monroe, nose, and belly button. I NEED more piercings. Which one should I get?
    xwewereinfinite xwewereinfinite 18-21, F Oct 10

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    Or just one. Poorly diagnosed. My grandmother was misdiagnosed. So fear fills me. And heart attacks made research painful. Cigs may have caused them. Or seroquel...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 24

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    Milk Thistle’s therapeutic benefits have been known since ancient times, in fact, as far back as the 4th Century B.C! Generations relied on this gentle, natural, but most...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 25

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    and it's taken over my entire life. When I read about others having the disorder, I shift from feeling comforted (when I am relating to their symptoms) to utter hopelessness...
    jasiilovely jasiilovely 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 30

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    I have the illnesses of bipolar and panic/anxiety disorder. I also have damage in my right brain from an injury as a baby. I was not diagnosed until I was 47. This is because...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    So do I ... Presidium I like protecting and caring about people.. Autism- I'm the worlds foremost thinker on autism spectrum disorders. I love writing books - I love treading them...
    interlink2 interlink2 46-50, M Oct 5

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    I get addicted to everything, & I mean everything. I started drinking when I was 13. I've been addicted to people, self harm, eating disorders, bingeing, cigarettes, pain pills...
    nonamenofacenolife nonamenofacenolife 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    I've always suffered from anxiety and thoughts and worries that would pop into my head at random. They used to revolve around disease or paranormal/religious thoughts, and even...
    Patronusmagic Patronusmagic 18-21, F Oct 8

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    She and I both were severely abused as children and suffered from eating disorders, anxiety and depression for decades. My poor twin had to go to ER so many times for anti-anxiety...
    SorrowofHeart SorrowofHeart 51-55, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    Just got off the phone getting advice from a notorious mental institute. The person just hung up and even laughed I told him almost everything on my mind and addiction to EP also...
    Concerto Concerto 22-25, F Oct 12

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    Hi my names Lorna I'm 31 and I live in kent in England. I was diagnosed with ADHD combined type in 2011 and have been abandoned by the mental health professionals I can't get CBT...
    Lornalas Lornalas 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    What the heck is this?! It's disgraceful..ugh..seriously, mental disorders are not something to joke about, they are serious, and peoples lives can be affected by them. This really...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    samuelnickson samuelnickson 22-25, M Sep 24

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    Thought-Control Exercises-Breathing Thoughts Away These exercises are actually for those who want to clear their mind from any distraction. Center your attention on the process...
    Amirmohammad Amirmohammad 13-15, M Sep 27

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    I became controlled by my partner, an had no control over my life. So I decided to control my weight an lost so much I ended up in hospital, a few years ago an had a mini hart...
    10hayleigh85 10hayleigh85 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 13

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    My dad's an ***, simple as that, but I'm the only one in my family of four that wants him out of the picture. He's been a nightmare for years and I only realized that he is what...
    Jules725 Jules725 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    quarrieoriard2013 quarrieoriard2013 26-30, M Sep 26

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    I need someone to control what I eat. I'm vegetarian but want to be told what to eat every single day. I'm looking to obey someone via PM IRL long term. I want someone to tell me...
    need2Bcontrolled83 need2Bcontrolled83 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 6

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    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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