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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    first...lay in bed (before you sleep) slow down your breathing. and as you allow each exhale relax you, you may notice your body relaxing. once this has happened repeat to...
    Nicolekey Nicolekey 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    The idea of him living his life normally without even thinking about texting or calling me makes me think that he doesn't miss me at all. It used to kill me thinking this way, but...
    reem999 reem999 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    My boyfriend and I have been together off and on for 2 years. He breaks up with me when he gets mad or doesn't get his way. He always tell me what to do and what to wear. I can't...
    idk3913 idk3913 16-17, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Only five people?? i need someone who can talk about this illness. i've been suffer this about 4yrs.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    Give me a reason to smile because I think I forgot how.
    Sadfate Sadfate 18-21, F Mar 3

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    But. Well me thinks that proves caring plus not evil.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Mar 4

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    im so tired of having your face run thru my mind everyday. I hate how you igonore me like I didnt matter. I opened my heart to you, I gave my body to you and you said you loved me...
    teri266 teri266 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    My latest Dx is MDD with psychotic features and PTSD. I am also a cutter and in recovery from bulimia. Previous Dx included schizoaffective disorder NOS, Bipolar 1 rapid cycling...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    One of the symptoms of BPD is an unstable sense of self, and I hate it so much. My self worth literally changes depending on who I'm with. Someone who used to be my best friend...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I am hoping for some emotional and loving support here and would be extremely grateful for any advice relating to my situation (everyone can agree that it is most comforting when...
    life4love life4love 18-21 1 Response a week ago

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    Does anyone else with POTS have extreme reactions to stress? For example...I thought a cop was pulling me over so I thought "well this sucks", and of course I got a little nervous...
    lisam1414 lisam1414 22-25, F Mar 19

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    I want to have complete control over someone's bladder, like how much they drink and when they can pee. if anyone is interested message me
    kaysyn kaysyn 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I want to have complete control over someone's bladder like how much they have to drink and when they can pee. if anyone is interested message me please
    kaysyn kaysyn 18-21, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    The wish to has become stronger now I've been pressured more in my life. I'm now forced weekly to go and see two women and get humiliated early in the morning. It's forced upon me...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 5

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    Sometimes... Less is more. I really have to control my desires and not to be so clingy to her. Sigh. Clinginess affects my life. Don't know this is good or bad.
    EasyOrange EasyOrange 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I made the mistake of trusting myself not to do anything while alone with other guys. I have zero control when It comes to situations such as what happened. I regretted it every...
    Driftyftw Driftyftw 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Okay so I don't really know if this is OCD or not. I hope someone can help me. I'm sorry it's such a long post but please read it. I really need opinions. I have this major thing...
    Lemons2000 Lemons2000 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    i have no control over my inner demons and i know sooner or later someone is going get really hurt
    mannankaur3 mannankaur3 18-21, M a week ago

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    I would not label myself and alcoholic or as having an addiction to alcohol but I feel that my relationship with it could very easily spin out of control were I to allow it. I...
    ginaramone ginaramone 18-21, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    My Continuation of my Trichotillomania Story: Part 2: Healing Journey… Out of the darkness into the sun… Breakaway…. Grew up in a small town And when the rain would fall...
    ninja5593 ninja5593 18-21, F Mar 20

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    When most people hear the words "eating disorder", they imagine a white middle-class teenage girl. And they think the girl chooses to restrict, binge, or purge her eating because...
    Musicwillsaveyoursoul Musicwillsaveyoursoul 16-17, F 7 hrs ago

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    Just for a moment or two or three... stay with me. Breathe deeply. Focus on your heart. Breathe in. Know that the energy of your heart empowers you. Breathe out any tension...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 13

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    This is from an article written by Abby Johnson, a former director of Planned Parenthood: Women of today have been convinced that our fertility is broken. And so, because it is...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    This is true, one thing about it is an immense obsession with limited things, I was diagnosed a LONG time ago, most likely after preschool. My obsession is mental disorders, Two...
    deanratzloff deanratzloff 13-15 2 Responses Mar 19

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    If you make fun of suicide, self-harm, abuse, and mental disorders we already have a problem.
    Ellytheoutcast Ellytheoutcast 13-15, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    http://psychcentral.com/disorders/schizoid-personality-disorder-symptoms/ my life makes sense now, and i'm pretty sure i have this type of disorder. i'm not sure how long i've had...
    randomgirl42 randomgirl42 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I would like to discuss my symptoms and share with others who have this condition,I have suffered from jaw pain for almost 3 years,the locking or inflammation is terrible and is...
    sar2015 sar2015 31-35, F Mar 2

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    I have fibromyalgia like millions of people. How many of us suffer from CFS, fibro, Lupus, arthritis, tendinitis, bursitis, gout, mental and emotional issues? Is it progressive...
    fibromommy fibromommy 41-45, F Mar 5

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    I am concerned about Rx drug induced movement disorders, since I have one. There should be a site called "I Developed Acute Dyskinesia," because of my rapid onset, while Tardive...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F Mar 9

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    You think you know me... But you don't know the first thing about me... You think you've been through depression... But you haven't... How long did it last?? Oh two weeks? That's...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    To keep this short (as none of my things are short.) I suffer from PTSD, depression, anxiety and aspergers. That covers the ones that affect me. I can't remember when I last posted...
    bluecupcakes bluecupcakes 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    Okay, so I don't personally have Body Dysmorphic Disorder but I have a boyfriend who does. We're both 18 years old and have been together for almost 2 years now and we both met...
    hannie96 hannie96 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 12

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