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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    The topic for this post should be endless. I'm being forced into motherhood to a baby I didn't give birth to. My 18 year old sister that lives in a women's home gave birth to a...
    Myeiaddiction Myeiaddiction 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 28

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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 2 days ago

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    Okay so me and my boyfriend has been together for 8 months now and i'm used to him and all but the thing is, sometime in our relationship he has been cheating and i'm not sure if...
    NaNaJene NaNaJene 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    My boyfriend is controlling, he hates me going over to friends house which I really don't have many but whenever I visit them he is like I'm not going to talk to you because he...
    ilybb ilybb 13-15, F Aug 13

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    I have some pimples on my forehead no matter what i do they wont leave. People even my "BFF" make fun of me about it.:( can anyone relate?
    MarziaGirl MarziaGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I know when something is too far. I can manage myself quite well, and I know when I've had enough. It's natural for me.
    Driftyftw Driftyftw 16-17, F Aug 1

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    My eyebrows are thick. People notice. Then they notice my blemish free sister with thin eyebrows. Life is hard.
    MarziaGirl MarziaGirl 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I sometimes feel I grew up without a father. And I sometimes think I would've been better off without one. Growing up, I could never understand the 'daddy's little girl concept...
    JacqtheRipper JacqtheRipper 22-25, F a week ago

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    I'm estranged from my family, so the only family I really have is my wife and her mother. My father in law died 3 years ago, and for some prior to that my wife and her dad were...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M Jul 29

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    Okay, so let me start off by saying that just because most people haven't seen us before does not mean we don't exist, it's just that humans don't believe in what they don't have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 4

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    What bothers me the most about them is that I have no control. During my working day I am in charge of a team of people. I run most of the aspects of my work I am involved in...
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M Aug 5

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    I have recently been diagnosed with Vestibular Migraines. I have had trouble with my ears since puberty, cholesteatomas, Eustachian tube dysfunction, multiple surgeries, etc. In...
    Outriggers Outriggers 36-40, F Aug 8

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    I'm not sure where to start, but I guess I'll start off by saying I'm positive I have Depersonalization Disorder, but I am not officially diagnosed. I would like to share my...
    faithinmyself faithinmyself 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 9

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    This is basically my story and I hope you guys like it c: When I was about eight years old, I didn't really talk that much. I was always really shy and quiet and I began to lose...
    Daisyflow Daisyflow 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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    Actually, I have viral labrynthitis. And today is 2 months since I got it. Miserable doesn't even begin to describe the way I feel. I was fired from my job because of how many...
    ekdreamer ekdreamer 26-30, F Aug 6

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    When I was young, probably around second grade, a girl moved to my school. I didn't know her but she started to pick on me. It went on until 5th grade. At one point she decided to...
    elizabethcalvin elizabethcalvin 13-15, F Aug 9

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    I can't endure myself nor for a second. There is chaos in my mind. I feel helpless. Whatever I try nothing is enough. I have lost control of it. No words come out from inside. No...
    orestismos orestismos 22-25, M Aug 13

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    I really wish that i could have seperate control over my eyeballs. like, i could focus them to different corners of my eyes and then be able to make funny faces. :3
    a1uM1nuM448 a1uM1nuM448 13-15, F 5 days ago

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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 12 hrs ago

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    Questions About God These are my thoughts.... when you pray for your sins... god will throw your sins into the sea as if it never happened... but memory is the consequence... as...
    ChessHottie ChessHottie 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    Today I was very distant from my boyfriend. He noticed and asked me what was wrong. I didn't want to say because I knew it would make him mad, that he would just shut me out or say...
    Serenity14 Serenity14 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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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 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Last night I made out with a guy behind a tree in a public park. I've never done that before. I don't know if I should regret it. It started getting heated and it probably could...
    emelon12 emelon12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I was in 4th grade I think and my parents hired a private piano teacher. He seemed really nice and he also taught me guitar. So I was strumming it and then he said I had to open my...
    potatowatolato potatowatolato 13-15, F 4 Responses a week 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 12 hrs ago

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    Bad teeth gave me confidence... when i was younger i had the best teeth ever them being milk teeth they fell out..m adult teeth i believe are the worst ever instead of being...
    twinkieblue twinkieblue 22-25, F 38 mins ago

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    I'm here to meet other girls with multiple growth disorders like me. I've never met anyone who was growing as fast as I am and I could really use advice from someone who get's me...
    Tootopheavy Tootopheavy 13-15, F 4 Responses Jul 25

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    I've been eating about 500 calories a day, but I throw a lot of it up. I'm not pro ana, because I haven't been losing a lot of weight, I'm just tired of being fat.
    101worthless101 101worthless101 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Right now I'm at that point where I just want to kill myself whenever I have a sad thought or bad urge to hate myself,I just wanna block out any sad feelings and get rid of them,it...
    audriluvsall audriluvsall 16-17, F Jul 28

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    New to this. I'm 26 and have been with my fiancé for almost 8 years and we have a 3 year old son. My son's father started taking percocets and moved to smoking crack and shooting...
    Danielle727 Danielle727 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    304 million people live in the U.S. One in 25 people will have the disorders associated with 'no conscience' which include antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and...
    TygerLylly TygerLylly 36-40, F Aug 6

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    304 million people live in the U.S. One in 25 people will have the disorders associated with 'no conscience' which include antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and...
    TygerLylly TygerLylly 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    Sometimes, I just can't sleep. I can go the whole day without sleeping. I also don't get enough sleep. It don't like this because I feel tired and nervous the whole day. Things are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 8

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    Im not actually sure that i am an aspie, but i have a LOT of the symptoms and i just took an online test that put me at borderline for having it. It was one of those short online...
    shinjorai shinjorai 36-40, M 1 Response Aug 11

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    So, so many different kinds. I've run across bigots of every flavor. Raging racists, homophobes, those who condemn people of different faiths, sexists, transphobes, and the kind...
    TheDivineParody TheDivineParody 22-25, M Aug 11

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    I guess something's are just hard wired, seriously it's my final days of my summer vacation. All I ask for is relaxation, nothing more. But no, my mother who promised to help me...
    MultipleRex MultipleRex 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    So, I have not long come out of a private hospital here in the UK as an NHS patient (state funded to you American folks) and it's gone fairly well overall. I went in in a state...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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