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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 turn 20 in about 4 months. I go to college and live on campus (but the school is close enough to home that I can go back on the weekends). I do just fine on my own and I am...
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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 Mar 29

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    But I see it as more of a guide line than a rule. Honestly how many of you touched when you were told not to?
    Josh1978 Josh1978 36-40, M Apr 12

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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 1 Response Mar 30

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    There’s one notion I see floating around a lot that many people seem to believe, but it’s something I am convinced is actually a myth. Some females, especially younger ones...
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    Recently, I've found myself drawn to the kinky and unorthodox world of BDSM. In my (somewhat stilted) research, I have seen the term 'Power Exchange' being used a lot. From what I...
    NotHisBabydoll NotHisBabydoll 41-45, F 9 Responses Apr 12

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    I've had HH (hyperhidrosis) ever since I was 5 . I suffer from having sweaty armpits every day & it really brings me down . I've tried literally everything you can think of & I...
    momo335 momo335 13-15, F Apr 1

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    Pro tip: the people you deal with in a retail setting have no control over whatever is ******* you off. And they don't care. Save your bitching for management
    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I've wanted to have children for about five years now. I was 13 when I first thought if getting pregnant. I can easily provide a baby with that love and support and care, but I'm...
    wishingforrecovery wishingforrecovery 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi, I'm new! I started pulling out my eyebrows/lashes when I was 8-10, which has progressed to my head in more recent years (I'm 20 now). I honestly feel like I have okay control...
    meg9417 meg9417 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    REAL TALK POWER'S OF ENERGY GREETINGS!.. Its Me Icey! How are you all?.. Me? Im Well Thanks..And Got so much to talk to ya'll about! Its not Even Funny Okay... This post... whew...
    icey1 icey1 22-25, M 4 hrs ago

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    Like many mental health issues, eating disorders are simply not recognized as severe public health problems and carries a great stigma. But there is POWER in collective...
    MSWatUSC MSWatUSC 22-25, F Apr 13

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    Is it real? sometimes I am lead to believe, due to the way people comment on me, that my anxiety is just me trying to catch attention. I can't control it, but the way people are...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    **** people who say anxiety and panic disorder isn't real. **** people who say that it's all in your head. **** people who say that it doesn't exist. **** people who say ANY...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 13

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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 Mar 30

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    I wish I could be used in research. I am a lucid dreamer and have a psychotic disorder, and have used skills I developed from lucid dreaming to help manage my psychosis as well as...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    Research on Movement Disorders! If you live in the San Francisco Bay area or Boston area, we are looking for people to participate in a research study on the topic of living with...
    tovalynn tovalynn 26-30, F Apr 15

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    Research on Movement Disorders! If you live in the San Francisco Bay area or Boston area, we are looking for people to participate in a research study on the topic of living with...
    tovalynn tovalynn 26-30, F Apr 15

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    Research on Movement Disorders! If you live in the San Francisco Bay area or Boston area, we are looking for people to participate in a research study on the topic of living with...
    tovalynn tovalynn 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 15

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    The first thing a baby does when born is cry. it does so because the soul is conscious of what it has been born into and is in a state of disbelief(you are more conscious of what...
    DissociatedTruth DissociatedTruth 22-25, M 3 Responses Apr 2

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    A while ago, I retrieved my own little one on two profoundly revealing soul trips, and integrated her lovingly into my heart. This might appear odd to some, but it's been one...
    Injoy1767 Injoy1767 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    Hello everybody who thinks they lost their salvation, impossible no matter what it is impossible how did you lose it or better yet where did you lose it, God will not bless you...
    scrupulosity777 scrupulosity777 46-50, M 5 Responses Mar 26

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    Hi, i have been struggling with a lot of personality disorders for the last 18 years, which is practically my entire life. i suffer from anxiety, stress disorder, nervousness, and...
    millesmiller millesmiller 31-35 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am regressing. I had some people I thought were my friends do some mean things lately. Such as not letting me eat with them, laughing when I sit with them, and even sending a...
    shootdownthestars shootdownthestars 16-17, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    A little high today. Usually I manage a low grade hypomania...its a great place of creativity having energy to multitask and be very productive. But every now and then when I get a...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I don't know what exactly is my problem, but I really think I have some kind of issue that's related to sleep, that I have some kind of sleep disorder or something, but I have no...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 11

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    I few days ago my therapist told me that she believes that I BPD. She thinks was brought on by verbal and physical abuse that I have been experiencing throughout my life. I also...
    omni3543 omni3543 13-15, F Apr 12

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    I'm Jennifer. 28 years old, from CT, USA and I was born with total Athyrosis. .. no Thyroid at all. I've yet to meet anyone with this condition and frankly, growing up, it had...
    Genesis478 Genesis478 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    i have been diaognised with bulime but now have tency owrds anxerixa not coping at all feell down
    earthquakegirl earthquakegirl 26-30, F Apr 16

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    I have trouble with sounding out certain words but I try to get a hang of it. I get made fun of in school because of how I speak, and I find it really offensive. I just wish I...
    rosycindy101 rosycindy101 16-17, F a week ago

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    Anyone wanna control my bladder? You can control when and where will i use the bathroom, what kinds of actions u want me to do, how many waters u want me to drink, what should i...
    iwannapee448 iwannapee448 22-25, M Apr 1

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