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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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

    Control...being in charge of a situation. I have no control in love. I have plenty of love to share but confused. I have no control over portions of my life. Areas which I'd...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    I'm sick of having self control. For goodness sakes, I just want to feel something all the way through. But I can't.
    ishax ishax 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I love feeling vulnerable when I choose too. I am working on trusting people but giving up complete or even a good amount of control stresses me out
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My mum is so controlling I'm not even allowed to wear my hair out. It has to be in a pony tail each day.
    hopefullgeenie hopefullgeenie 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I AM NOT HER! Is that to hard to understand? She thinks I am though. I have eaten healthy lately, VERY HEALTHY. The thing is my mother was anorexic, so the woman is breathing on my...
    Claire212 Claire212 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I was born with brain damage. When my mom was in labour, we went under stress. I have troubles feeling certain emotions, I lack some impulse control, and I blackout and get severe...
    cyanidemaxwell cyanidemaxwell 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    I'm recovering from anorexia. I have a heart condition. I have a stomach condition. I have several neurological disorders. I have scoliosis. I'm recovering from bulimia. I have...
    wh0isit wh0isit 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Honesty. Is rare. Endangered. Desired. But punished. Why. Controllers have no control if it lives. And we call that civilized.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 30

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    I am 23 years old.I have neurofibromatosis and i am dark and ugly I am from India where people usually associate dark skinned people to be ugly. I was diagnosed with...
    nash90 nash90 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I think we all have that dark side of us. Some have been controlled by it and others haven't really seen it. For me I used it for a certain part of my life to cover up my mothers...
    DavidHamilton1 DavidHamilton1 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 24

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    Thank GOD I don't do drugs, or my dreams would be even weirder D: I don't even know where to begin on explaining what goes on in my head, so I won't even bother... acid trippy...
    YuriXWolfram86 YuriXWolfram86 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 4

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    my dad's cool, i can deal with his occasional bossy attitude, but my mom is a nightmare. if she wasn't so harsh and mean i would think she was a very confident and powerful woman...
    KatieRosess KatieRosess 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 9

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    It is the worst thing ever, especially when trying to go for a run. It's a suffocating feeling that you have no control over
    pricilagudi pricilagudi 16-17, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    I literally am reading all these stories and my heart aches. I have been in two mental hospitals and been batteling depression for six years. I have cutt every place there is skin...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    WHAT IS - A BREAK DOWN OF IT: Personality disorder involve patterns of behavior, mood, social interaction and impulsiveness that causes distress to the one experiencing them...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    Okay so last Friday I was at My boyfriend's house and we were in his room waiting for his parents to finish up dinner. his younger brother had his girlfriend over as well. Me and...
    maromis maromis 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I don't have sex. I have before, but birth control has nothing to do with that. I take birth control for several reasons. Reason #1: It regulates my period. Reason #2: It regulates...
    SammieSweetheart687 SammieSweetheart687 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    I am writing a journal of my research of fear & what I'm still experiencing of my Depersonalization Disorder Fear Very few people don't understand...
    Joman9 Joman9 16-17, M 4 Responses Aug 18

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    Hello, I’m Dr. Horace S. Browntrout, and I’ve just written a hilarious spoof of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM). It’s called Mental...
    DocBrowntrout DocBrowntrout 26-30, M Aug 24

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    My mother is a narcissist. My dad is her faithful enabler. They have been married for 52 years and to this day he does what she says. My mother was never home growing up. When...
    pistacchia pistacchia 46-50, F 6 hrs ago

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    Danny has LOTS going on. He has a few disorders, OCD, ADHD and depression and he has some other weird things going on from doing bad drugs. The ocd he doesnt like clean everything...
    QuinnMac12 QuinnMac12 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I made a horrible decision(s) He was my friend He was my older sister's friend too He was my affair I was his affair He was 18 And it happened 3 times If the worst situations came...
    gugly14 gugly14 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    I do and I think that's perfectly okay because the disorders can sometimes be largely responsible for forming who the person is. What's wrong with just disliking certain...
    Cetacean Cetacean 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Surge protectors You should not function instantaneously; a slight delay exists. The more time the reaction time, the more time the related products will probably be subjected to...
    Eveline1062z Eveline1062z 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    RF remote control duplicator is also called Copier remote controller. Multi-Frequency wireless remote control is suitable for New 10 generation Remote control duplicator. Universal...
    autodiagnosticobd autodiagnosticobd 26-30, F Aug 27

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    A variety of resorts allow it to be easy so that you can watch the magic of your Maldives in quite possibly the most incredible technique for all - over a seaplane or helicopter...
    Jeffrybup Jeffrybup 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    Ever have a best friend that walks of all fours? Well, ever had to get rid of that best friend? This is my experience... I have an amazing, crazy, fun, loving, sweet best friend...
    MacinNoelle MacinNoelle 18-21, F Aug 25

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    100 Years Of Gun Control In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated...
    Wigglebottom Wigglebottom 46-50, M Aug 28

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    Suppose they did exist. I think theyd not be from here. We have all these myths and no ones tying them together. I just feel like theyd originate from another world. Like aliens...
    ciroasa ciroasa 18-21, T 1 Response Aug 29

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    I have pica and I have done for as long as I can remember. Unlike most people who have the syndrome/disorder I have had cravings for a WIDE variety of things throughout my...
    Pandasaurusrex Pandasaurusrex 18-21 Sep 2

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    I'm starting to feel defeated. I am not allowed to attend college due to my mental disorders. Mainly my dissociativeness. And the frequency of my lows - borderline. I want...
    iMinnow iMinnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    Would it be fit to say that some mental disorders are strongly diagnosed by the influence of culture? I mean of course there are some worldwide behaviors that definitely would have...
    VousEtesBelleCM VousEtesBelleCM 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 6

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    I try. It get's so frustrating to continue to try to do things that you know you are going to fail at. I was diagnosed with Adult Onset ADD when I returned to college at 25. I...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F Sep 8

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    1) Zoloft - SSRI 2) Lexapro - SSRI 3) Prozac - SSRI 4) Wellbutrin - NDRI 5) Paxil - SSRI 6) Effexor - SNRI 7) Celexa - SSRI 8) Desyrel - SARI 9) Elavil - Tricylic 10) Cymbalta...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I was abused all my life...physically , mentally , verbally...all of it . I was constantly put down and told I am simply not good enough and I will never be good enough , weather...
    MalaJazz MalaJazz 36-40, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    The urges are coming back stronger than ever and I'm going back to what I was doing before. I have 3 types of eating disorders, B.E.D (binge eating disorder) Anorexia, and bulimia...
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Mine is around 130 or 135, I forget... sometimes I feel really stupid though, like I'm not good enough. I was tested by a psychologist, while getting tested for mental disorders...
    stormyskies12 stormyskies12 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My name is Karly and I am 25 years old. My family of 6 has a history of Depression, Anxiety, ADD/ADHD and sleeping disorders. My father, sister and I suffer from all the above...
    kcmac311 kcmac311 22-25, F 1 day ago

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