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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. 48 People

    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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'm on my second marriage and they've both been hell. Every person I've tried to have any kind of relationship with has hurt me. I have no family and no friends. I am alone in this...
    drag0nf1y1 drag0nf1y1 26-30, F 8 hrs ago

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    Have you ever felt scared? Of course you have. Everyone has. But I mean all the time. Uneccassarily. The worst part is you never understand why. It's stupid. The way we wake...
    BrokenArrow90 BrokenArrow90 13-15, F 3 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    I have been incontinent for some time now. Rather than risk wet pants I decided to start wearing nappies all the time. I was wearing them at night in any case as I wet the bed. My...
    Stillwetshisbed Stillwetshisbed 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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    I just seen a video where college kids are signing petitions for post birth abortion up to 5 years of age. This is sick world we live where people are willing to kill everyone for...
    wolfeeegirl wolfeeegirl 41-45, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    So the UN wants to regulate Americans and other industrious nations out of our jobs, except china of course, to limit our emissions of CO2. The ultimate goal is to control every...
    IowanLocal IowanLocal 22-25 1 day ago

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    So the UN wants to regulate Americans and other industrious nations out of our jobs, except china of course, to limit our emissions of CO2. The ultimate goal is to control every...
    IowanLocal IowanLocal 22-25 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I've been suffering with different eating disorders since I was about 7 when I stopped eating because the other kids would bully me about my weight. Then after about a year my...
    FeedingTheWolves FeedingTheWolves 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    So being in late 20s in noticed that I have not had close female friends since middle school. It's not for lake.of trying it just never sticks. Many people have told me that other...
    Sassychick06 Sassychick06 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I married a man that we tried to control it suceded for 20 years after our marriage and he became an anti control freak. He took a job that a friend of his fathers son wanted. My...
    isis55 isis55 51-55, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    "This is who I am, and I am willing to die for it". - Will Smith No, I am not talking about becoming a terrorist. But I am on a journey of faith. I have discovered that I am not...
    ItisonlyI ItisonlyI 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    I need my parents to let go of me and let me fly.
    atiqah01 atiqah01 18-21 4 days ago

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    I can control my dreams and have architect control over the setting plots and people. but only when I know I'm dreaming
    monkeyl1v3r monkeyl1v3r 36-40, M 4 days ago

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    after several months, just recently I figured out that I gave up two people who are so dear to me during the times where I was so stressed over things that I have no control at all...
    glowingember glowingember 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    everything is about control...geez I don't support gun control!
    StreetgirlnamedDesire504 StreetgirlnamedDesire504 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    ****VERY LONG DEscriptION****I've never told anyone about this before and it's one of my darkest secrets. But I have 3 alters that make up "me." They don't have names so I gave...
    Ikebanna69 Ikebanna69 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So right now I'm thinking over careers again. I'm just going to ramble over my choices. A) Neuroscientist/Neuropsychologist. I would be going into research either way because med...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I don't know if I actually have social anxiety because I am too scared to mention my thoughts to my parents. I'm an insomniac and take medication for that. I'm almost positive...
    sk8rkm77 sk8rkm77 13-15, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was thinking tonight on the idea that I am in control of my life. Am I really, though....are any of us? When something unexpected happens that "control" is nothing more than an...
    Ravenwind43 Ravenwind43 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    China's top legislature has been asked to make more efforts to combat water pollution nationwide following an investigation that found 15.5 percent of cities had drinking water...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am not on birth control but I need to start controlling my PMS symptoms: extremely emotional, constantly fatigued, can't focus because I feel depressed - I don't want to go on...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't want to go on birth control but I need to find ways to control my PMS symptoms: extremely emotional, constantly fatigued, can't focus because I feel depressed - I hate...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to start birth control for the purpose of controlling my PMS symptoms: extremely emotional, constantly fatigued, can't focus because I feel depressed - I don't want to go on...
    kat115nk kat115nk 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I'd like someone to have complete control of my bladder. You would control my use of the bathroom 24/7 and I will not ever be allowed to pee until you give me permission. That...
    Winniethepooh23 Winniethepooh23 18-21, F 6 Responses a week ago

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    Feeling my controlling and dominant urges quite intensely currently. So my hopes to run into a possible play partner are getting higher and higher. Would be quite happy to run...
    MindDevourer MindDevourer 36-40, M Aug 26

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    We are naturally curious as humans. It's one of our many great qualities which have led to knowledge, innovation, and progress. We want to know things. It's important to us to...
    youzd youzd 36-40, M Aug 25

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    Lateness is actually one of the personality trait. People who are late all the time cannot help it. Simplegirlstory 22-25, F 7 Answers 1 8 mins ago in Community hi...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 56-60, M Aug 25

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    Sometimes I like to lay on my back on the floor, and stare up at the corner where the walls meet the ceiling. If I concentrate hard enough, I can trick my eyes into seeing it go...
    jimmyjohnjohn jimmyjohnjohn 26-30, M Aug 24

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    it seems tthey pretty much leave all the admin work downn to Epallie, a bot. And she has a stick the size of the eiiffel tower up her a*s, making it impossible for you to post any...
    Anth1290 Anth1290 22-25, M Aug 24

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    I am just so frustrated and angry with myself right now. I have been trying to get to a normal weight and maintain it for YEARS and I just cannot seem to get there. I am stuck on a...
    Robinzasio Robinzasio 41-45, F Aug 23

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    Remember, dreams and nightmares are caused by REM (Rapid Eye Movement) and fractions of reality, like what you sense with your 5 senses, that can intertwine with the sub-conscious...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Aug 23

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    i don't really know how to start this out, so I'm going to jump right into it. When you were little there was nothing you care about, you'd dance around and not care if people...
    silverelephant silverelephant 13-15, F Aug 22

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    I'm fourteen years old and a freshman in high school. I'm about 200 pounds. I haven't been able to forgive my mom for initially causing my weight. However, the truth is, obesity...
    EndTheFatKid EndTheFatKid 13-15, F 1 Response