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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. 41 People

    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...
    whirly1989 whirly1989 22-25, F 4 Responses May 4, 2011

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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...
    jasminjane jasminjane 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 2, 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...
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses May 1, 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...
    clbc18 clbc18 26-30 Aug 27, 2012

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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...
    rjp0101 rjp0101 36-40, M Jan 14, 2013

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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...
    spencerhawk spencerhawk 18-21, M Jul 16, 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...
    jsbaker2002 jsbaker2002 26-30 1 Response Sep 26, 2008

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 22, 2009

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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...
    CraigC CraigC 46-50 1 Response Feb 14, 2009

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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...
    daisychain7 daisychain7 22-25 1 Response Feb 4, 2012

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    The uncomfortable thing about control freaks is that you often only realize you have some kind of relationship with one when you're already in too deep. Since in the beginning they...
    grimlydefiant grimlydefiant 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    Its one thing to always demand respect in the household,but its also based on a give and take type of thing...I live with my mother and her boyfriend who acts as if this house is...
    Natashachetty Natashachetty 22-25 Mar 24

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    i cant beat myself up over bs
    frozeninhorror frozeninhorror 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    sometimes i try to controll how i act but then there are times where i fell like i have no control and the only thing that can bring me back is a good spanking I know your thinking...
    spankedboy11 spankedboy11 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 18

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    I'm 20 now, and I just feel like I should be in a relationship or at least dating. In the past- when I was in high school- this used to bother me a lot, however, I've done a lot of...
    blackeccentric blackeccentric 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Sitting here reading these stories brings me to tears. I am 33 years old and truly feel like my body hates me. I am always in pain and in tears anymore. I didn't quite know what...
    queenknight queenknight 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I am currently a sophomore in high school, and when I was in fifth grade I began to experience minor symptoms of ocd. They have since escalated to me needing to move the furniture...
    Ally271 Ally271 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    A Haunting in Woodland By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective HPI (Hegelianism Paranormal Intelligence) International https://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/HPIinternational...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    hi every one, i was so desperate that i decided to share my story here with u,tnx for reading. i am 24 ,married.my husband was my classmate n we married after we" fell in love...
    fereni fereni 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't think I'd ever tell anyone but I might as well. I have Schizoaffective Disorder which, in a basic definition, it's like Bipolar and Schizophrenia, some people have...
    PitchDaffy PitchDaffy 22-25, F 10 hrs ago

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    I'm making a list of "Things I’m proud of about myself." Thus far, there is only one item on the list (the inspiration for the list in itself). It may not seem like much to you...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    I actually stopped a while back. Not really, like last year after Christmas. It's hard but I did and I'm proud of myself. My girlfriend looked down on me for it, though she has...
    ExileTraveler ExileTraveler 13-15, F 14 hrs ago

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    The past year I have been attacked by my anxiety it is now the only constant I have. My depression was under control when this round of anxiety started doc said I need to get my...
    CaptPetemoss CaptPetemoss 41-45, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My adult son has binge eating disorder. We have four children, all living at home, and this problem puts a gigantic shadow over the whole family. My son is totally obsessed with...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 2 Responses Mar 21

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    Tips for bulimics NOTE- this list is tips on how to be safe with bulimia, not how to be bulimic. I recognize that there will always be people suffering with bulimia, and I think...
    dancer4444 dancer4444 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Obsessions - unwanted thoughts, ideas, impulses that you have again and again. They get in the way of your normal thoughts and cause anxiety of fear. Compulsions - behaviors that...
    autipolar autipolar 41-45 1 Response Mar 31

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    Seriously. I just HATE it when people force me to do things I absolutely do not want to do what so ever. It's mostly from people I know, bossing me around ALL the time!And when I...
    Meloryne Meloryne 16-17, F 12 hrs ago

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    I have a question for everyone :) So I was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome a few years ago and am aware about it for a while now. Lately, however I have been having random...
    EurydiceKallos EurydiceKallos 16-17, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Okay so basically I have a crush on this guy at my school. It's actually kind of weird because even though I just broke up with my ex( who's in the army) I feel like these feelings...
    Cierraaa15 Cierraaa15 18-21 1 Response 53 mins ago

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    I steal things. I steal a lot of things. Food, makeup, flashlights, bookmarks, vitamins. Especially little things I have strong urges to take and just go. I also compulsively lie...
    littleblackdresses littleblackdresses 22-25 1 Response Mar 22

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    So I noticed that I haven't plucked in a few days, and I'm impressed. I guess I've been so busy and out of my house that it's been a major distraction and hasn't triggered the...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    This just isn't fair. I am in so much anger, and pain. I hate my impulses, and I hate getting hurt and not getting over it quickly. I keep cutting, but each time it gets deeper...
    nellagrr nellagrr 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    To those that have social anxiety, I want to remind you that you are not your anxiety. Do not let it define you. I know behind those irrational fears and involuntary impulses is a...
    athion64 athion64 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 7

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    It's true. I have poor judgment. I do things soooo wrong sometimes...or possibly all of the time. I choose incorrectly. I'm oblivious to what really matters. I act on impulses...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    There´s this guy who i have liked for about 3 years it all started 3 years ago we were classmates and we got along well and we talk at school because he was at my side in class so...
    nicolee1234 nicolee1234 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It's gotten pretty worse, night by night, I dread getting in bed because my eyes can't close and rest. Everyday at 11pm my parents tell me to turn off my lights and "go to sleep...
    LolaBones LolaBones 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    I've known I've had some type of eating disorder for a while now, but not anorexia or bullemia, since I don't completely starve myself, and I definitely don't purge. I looked up...
    Katalo10 Katalo10 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Since as long as I can remember I have had the feeling that my whole body isn't mine. My face is, my collarbones are and my hands and feet too, but the rest is not. My shoulders...
    EprilYuan EprilYuan 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Day #2 of b/p free YAY :-) Still feel that binge from 2 days ago yes I know it was really quite bad. Skipped lunch but I have to eat dinner bcos I don't want my family to suspect I...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I know this is very controversial, but I want to share a few things about exorcism / deliverance ministry with regard to epilepsy / seizure disorders. As a Christian I do...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F Apr 7

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    Since I've begun experiencing symptoms of depression, mostly anything my family does ****** me off. They may mean it, but the continuous stream of I love you's coming from their...
    Radjad Radjad 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    So I sat back and reflected on how much has changed over the past few years. A few years ago I was just coming into acceptance of my situation. I had got to a point where I was...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 7 Responses Mar 23

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    Above is a photo of Flexural psoriasis which I found after spending a long time researching,it's not me but it looks exactly how my armpits look nearish their worst flareups except...
    SparklyRain SparklyRain 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I have been diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder along with Major Depressive Disorder and Avoidant Personality Type as of this past month. I've had this diagnosis since...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    My problem with getting this diagnosis was that I used to not like the fact that everyone gets labels. I mean, I still feel like certain terms get thrown around way too casually...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F Apr 1

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    I have suffered from it for several years now. I've been to the eating disorder clinic twice but I felt very uncomfortable and I felt like the nurse was staring at my belly. Right...
    GSSB GSSB 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    For as long as I can remember, I have always picked at any and all scabs that formed on my body. Whether it was from scratching a bug bite so much that it broke skin or it was...
    jenmarie520 jenmarie520 26-30, F Apr 5

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    Hey everyone my name is Aneesah and I have just been diagnosed with psychosis and mild depression.Just a little history :so last year this time i tried to commit suicide i...
    Larutan Larutan 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This is exactly what happens to me and gets mis-labelled as 'anxiety' or whatever. http://www.bcepilepsy.com/files/Information_Sheets/All_About_Partial_Seizures.pdf All About...
    Buckley4U Buckley4U 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 7

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    There are people that I would be ok with then controlling me but its the amount of control my parents think they have over ne that i hate. They control what i wear, how i do my...
    LizWasNotHere LizWasNotHere 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    My boyfriend is very controlling. He doesn't allow me to wear certain thing or hang around with certain people. If I don't do as he say he get mad or just yell. When I ask him why...
    tattoofreak101 tattoofreak101 18-21, F Mar 30

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    I'm only 14, but all my life, I've simply played the parts people expect of me. I was the good daughter, the perfect honor-roll student who never broke a single rule, and the best...
    okc15 okc15 13-15, F 1 day ago