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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. 46 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't know if I fit in with this.

    Ever sense I was little I did little impulse, I guess you can call them things. When I was younger and still now one thing I do is I make these little humming noises. Like hm. Hm. Hm. I feel like I HAVE to do them in certain orders to feel right. Another thing is with my feet...
    OrdinarilyDifferent OrdinarilyDifferent 13-15, F Feb 24

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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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    knittygurl23 knittygurl23 22-25, F May 2

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    kipperden1010 kipperden1010 18-21, F May 3

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    With all that has come and gone, I'm seeing love differently. In my mind, it is a wide open dirt track dissecting crisp and parched bushes, and burnt weeds. And the dusty passage...
    LuxThePoet LuxThePoet 41-45, F 3 Responses May 5

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    padraig17325 padraig17325 56-60, M 1 Response May 13

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    ERMAHGERD1 ERMAHGERD1 22-25, F 1 Response May 10

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    I often get thrown with sometimes - we are not sure if you were hallucinating or under substance abuse from individuals on this site when I mention what my spiritual experiences...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 31-35, M Apr 27

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    Control...Letting the Curves Take You...The answer to control is practicing surrender.Trying to maintain control in this life is a bit like trying to maintain control on a roller...
    anghel77 anghel77 36-40, F Apr 27

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    I don't really have an addictive personality mainly because I quickly get tired of the things I get addicted to. But I can get addicted very fast. But a certain point I just quit...
    ozarktrail ozarktrail 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    That happens when you haven't done anything productive in days... I wasn't in school from Wednesday, and I don't see it getting better. I'm going to the doctor tomorrow, but I don...
    BMTH99 BMTH99 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I am able to sense/feel/take people's pain. If someone is depressed I can not only sense it but also help 'heal it' if you will. The only problem with this is when I 'heal it' I...
    Lilylight Lilylight 13-15 3 Responses May 9

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    I don't have any control over my life. Everything I do nowadays is because they made me. If I want a college education, it's by their rules. They even will decide who I will get...
    crypticcrime crypticcrime 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have really extreme emotions. anger, sadness but never really extreme happiness. the worst thing is I feel like I have no control over my emotions an theyre just so extreme no...
    haley516f haley516f 16-17, F Apr 27

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    Others will prove religion wrong. But we can bark if we want. And should if religion is causing pain. Like the wealthy have. By controlling religion.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M May 4

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    Hi there! I am a teenager and I'm afraid I'm constantly flirting with male peer unintentionally... It's not that I really like any one of them, but I feel comfortable talking to...
    oppsyeah2014 oppsyeah2014 16-17 1 Response May 15

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    What I have just experienced seems so weird to me, I have to know if anyone else has experienced the same thing. For a while now I have been dreaming and getting the odd feeling...
    MayaKing MayaKing 31-35, F 1 Response May 17

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    I now have no control of my bladder and need to wear nappies to keep dry and live a normal life
    Jacksmoker Jacksmoker 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    to be honest i really dont know if i can love anymore i just dont feel like before perhaps my heart is way too scared i am not coward just telling you people who are reading it...
    Mdesires Mdesires 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Breaking Through Your Loved One’s Denial Watching someone you love struggle with an illness can be heartbreaking. It’s even harder when they yell at you, tell you to leave...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Hey guys, I'm new here, so I'm not exactly sure how this goes.. But I figured I'd give it a shot. Here's a little bit about me: My name is Sara, I'm 19 years old, I live with my...
    darling1925 darling1925 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 26

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    I have DDNOS1 (Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) aka OSSD (Other Specified Dissociative Disorder) DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA (Code 300.15) from DSM-IV: This category is...
    TheCynicalOne TheCynicalOne 22-25, F May 13

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    I have struggled with eating disorders for 3 years now. It started when my swimming coach asked my to drop some pounds, even though i was healthy. This man started a hell for me...
    sarlpede sarlpede 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Over-stimulation scares me. I am medicated for my own health issues but because of a recent event in my life I cannot, at the moment, handle over-stimulation. Inside I love...
    Michaelx5 Michaelx5 18-21 10 hrs ago

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    But what if the one who create "moral codes" have disorders and those they call "crazy" were actually "normal"? who knows right?
    wereuniverse wereuniverse 16-17, F 1 Response May 4

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    Does everyone think eating disorders are a bad thing? It helps me lose weight for the first time so I don't see the problem...
    ElisabethH123 ElisabethH123 18-21, F May 8

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    About 7 years ago I had the task of house sitting at my friend's house while they enjoyed a family holiday. Paul and Anita were two of our best friends, and amongst the first...
    AmandaCarrington AmandaCarrington 56-60, T 2 Responses Apr 28

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    I believe i have... I am struggelning with these thoughts... Impulses. I could just end it, jump infront of that train.... Or it would feel so good to cut... To feel something...
    lynnewolf99 lynnewolf99 16-17, F 1 Response May 3

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    When we talk about Pest control, we are simply referring to the regulation and management of some species known as pest; this is usually done because pests are perceived to be...
    deepakrajput deepakrajput 22-25, M May 6

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    Judgemental people! Sigh... Seriously, why put so much effort into something that does nothing for your life, good or bad? I was just in line at a store listening to two women...
    omgwut omgwut 41-45, M May 8

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