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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. 45 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I am so tired of wasting my tears over things I know I have no control over. Ever since I was little, I'd cry at the tiniest things like accidentally hitting someone, which now...
    EmEn1125 EmEn1125 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    And I don't mind it at all. I love to be controlled and bossed around. I have a strong personality but I love being submissive, and if you don't establish clear control from the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    This is all new to me but I needed to talk to someone. I feel that my husband is trying to control me. I've told him how I feel and he don't see it my way. He won't allow me to...
    tiggerfan78 tiggerfan78 36-40, F Dec 8

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    You had to be strong, but you wondered how much more you could take. Seeing views like that are enticing enough when we are in the midst of foreplay in bed. However, seeing such...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    i really dont like them i cant stand to be around then and i cant have a life around them they either ruin it for me or make sure there is no way i can do it in hell my mom even...
    warriorwolf1818 warriorwolf1818 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Hi. My boyfriend makes me stay away from things im doing before. He doenst say it but im automatically submitting myself to do it. He doesnt want me to dye my hair into an ombre...
    dakingkong dakingkong 18-21, F Nov 19

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    I've just gotten into toothpaste. I really want to eat it, but I have to control myself. Better get some gum, lol
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 19

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    Every time I tried to discuss something that a person disagreed with an argument started. This experience has changed me quite a bit. If I come across a person that wants me to...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M Nov 19

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    Have you ever lay in someone's arms and felt unable to move? As if there is a magnetic field drawing your souls to each other. A connection so pure and strong it feels like...
    missssyme missssyme 31-35, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    do you females like a man to have his control over you ?
    a1benjmin a1benjmin 18-21, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    I wish I could openly talk about it with my friends and family but very few people know. It's completely ruined my life and is ruining my families lives simultaneously. I feel so...
    Nethaly Nethaly 18-21, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    There is absolutely nothing even more irritating than parasites in your home. Bugs come in many different selections. They might be flies, raccoons, or ants. Some animals, such as...
    gruesomeitem8253 gruesomeitem8253 22-25, T 57 mins ago

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nov. 20, 2014 5:30pm I don't know what is wrong with me. I felt so happy when I got home. I felt so much love for mj and I was just on cloud nine. But I guess my flight reached...
    yonnie97 yonnie97 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    ~20 Years Later~ . So, that guy I dated when I was 16-17 yrs old and again when I was about 20-23 yrs old (cause I thought he might had changed during that time but didn’t...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 20

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    I struggle with eating disorders. I chew and spit, I starve myself and sometimes I overeat junk food and then sometimes take diet pills and laxatives. Please someone message me and...
    kristen18p kristen18p 18-21, F Dec 9

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    Did you know that some people think that the feminist movement should put a ban on pornographyy? I'm not saying it's the best thing in the world, but I don't agree that it should...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 20

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    10 SIGNS HE'S THE ONE Of course, there is a condition that comes with God's promises, and that is that we give ourselves fully to Him. If we do this, and live according to His Word...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 21

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    I studied dreams in psychology all the way back at school so this is 6 years ago! Here are some psychological theories about dreams having meanings. I’m going to start with the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22

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    So, my ex boyfriend who I have remained a relationship with since we broke. We communicate through text message, meeting up, stay over, dinner, dates ect. Basically stayed in a...
    hay101 hay101 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Society expect me to get a job. Learn to cook. Marry my current boyfriend. Be a good wife. Be a good daughter-in-law. Birth a child or two. Be a good mother. Only if I fulfilled...
    dearalexe dearalexe 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I have trust issues, and honestly I don't think that's such a bad thing. The base instinct for humans is our impulse to protect ourselves. Think about it. Every time you lie, cheat...
    TheBlasphemousOptimist TheBlasphemousOptimist 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    As an experienced manufacturer of solid control equipment, KOSUN is always seeking for opportunity to provide its good high equipment to clients all over the world, and it is...
    zmzmllll zmzmllll 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    Well I have this friend and she's bulimic. I'm not supposed to know but I found out and I'm the only one who knows about it. I don't want to betray her or make her hate me but I'm...
    yoursecretlifestyle yoursecretlifestyle 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Oil is always the focus of energy fields in worldwide areas, no matter what in politics, economy, war and even world revolutions. High quality oil serves for good operation and...
    zmzmllll zmzmllll 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I have been this way since I was 12 Yrs old, due to my parents divorcing and me having to live in 2 other towns at different times. I became suicidal at age 15 and that lasted up...
    psychologicallydamaged psychologicallydamaged 41-45, F Nov 21

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    I hope everyone who has an opinion on gun control...pro or con...will read this. People are very divided when it comes to the gun control debate. I've researched a lot of data...
    BizSuitStacy BizSuitStacy 46-50, T 21 Responses Nov 22

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    I have many disorders because of my childhood and the way I grew up.
    KensleyRenee KensleyRenee 16-17, F Nov 24

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    I feel like parents should stop being over protective and stop sheltering their kids so much. I didn't come from an overprotective family - and neither did half of my friends...
    MeowOnMe MeowOnMe 18-21, F 8 Responses Nov 25

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    I know most people, when they have these type of disorders, it's never really from embarrassment but mostly from abuse or an experience of their own deaths or seeing another's...
    LDll LDll 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    It really annoys me when I see people who have absolutely nothing wrong with them lying to the doctors and the council saying they have mental disorders and other false made up...
    Mahsa99 Mahsa99 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 30

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    I have realized that women can actually have mental or emotional illness (small ones like Depression or Bipolar disorder) most people just over look it because we are females. They...
    PetiteChica PetiteChica 18-21, F Dec 3

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    And it was terrible. It developed over a period of years, years that I remember only perfectionism, anxiety, and self consciousness. I wanted to change myself. At age 10, I went...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 3

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    So today is such a ****** day for me. I am in so much pain my head feels like its in a vice!!!! My butt cheek is killing me from the sciatic nerve that is being pinched from the...
    johnnystar4u johnnystar4u 41-45, M Dec 5

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    When I was younger I never ate. Not because I was scared to gain, but because when I was hungry I never felt like actually eating. The thought of it even made me nauseous at times...
    MiniMe57 MiniMe57 13-15, F Dec 6

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    I feel as though I have a purpose to heal people through my music, I have started writing songs for people that I Love on EP! and it really does warm there heart and mine I play...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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