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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. 44 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Well, I don't know how to start with this story, but I have a loving, but controlling mother who likes to control everything of the musical tastes I have for myself. I just feel...
    Grlcan697 Grlcan697 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    The topic for this post should be endless. I'm being forced into motherhood to a baby I didn't give birth to. My 18 year old sister that lives in a women's home gave birth to a...
    Myeiaddiction Myeiaddiction 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Hi everyone, I would really appreciate your advice or kind words! Here's a little background on my story: I'm 21 years old and I've lived on my own since I was 17. I'm going into...
    hylouie hylouie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    I'm only fifteen, and up to the time when I was ten my mother was caring, supporting, and everything that a good mother could be. I actually remember seeing her cry after having to...
    kacekohl kacekohl 16-17 Jul 18

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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
    heartless2 heartless2 22-25, M Jul 22

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    I have about 7 mental disorders. I have bipolar, schizophrenia, borderline personality, impulse control, intermittent explosive, PTSD, and Asperger's syndrome. I have a lot of...
    Blaze1103 Blaze1103 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Ever since this year, i have been very impulsive, obsessive and irritable. In the past i have self-harmed and undergone dissociative disorder and depersonalization at a small scale...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Society demands people to act normal, to do things appropriately with the right corresponding manner and I have nothing against it. Its just that most people try so hard to blend...
    zynicx zynicx 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    A few months ago, this would have said I HAD an eating disorder.... I guess I would call it a relapse. I cook a lot, for other people. I love to cook. I just... hate to eat. I...
    xoxomaya93 xoxomaya93 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    My parents separated in the late summer of 2006 when I was six, probably the worst time to split up as it is around about the age where you start to notice other people's feelings...
    natasha2607 natasha2607 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    I'm estranged from my family, so the only family I really have is my wife and her mother. My father in law died 3 years ago, and for some prior to that my wife and her dad were...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    I'm short tempered and at times it can get a little out of line  My temper is like fire, burning those around me... My intentions aren't to hurt anyone but it all goes wrong...
    SimplyBeingMe94 SimplyBeingMe94 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 3

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    I'm young. A freshman in college now. Most of my life I've been privileged and fortunate. However in recent years I've struggled with an ongoing emotional issue. I go through deep...
    theabsurd theabsurd 18-21, M Jul 17

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    This is basically my story and I hope you guys like it c: When I was about eight years old, I didn't really talk that much. I was always really shy and quiet and I began to lose...
    Daisyflow Daisyflow 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    When I say annoying, I mean that she says and does things that makes me think "wtf? you really think thats funny?" or or "why would you even say/do that?" Shes a good sister, she...
    JosephMichaelSmith JosephMichaelSmith 18-21, M Jul 10

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    Questions About God These are my thoughts.... when you pray for your sins... god will throw your sins into the sea as if it never happened... but memory is the consequence... as...
    ChessHottie ChessHottie 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 21

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    I have a 20 year old son that is bi-polar 1. He sucks the energy and life out of us. I love him but resent him and what this illness has taken from our marriage. I exercise...
    debbiedee623 debbiedee623 51-55, F 4 hrs ago

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    Today, I feel sad. I continue to think about my childhood and how my life could be different if I were raised differently. Maybe I wouldn't have such anxiety problems or I'd be...
    CatLover311 CatLover311 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I have never heard of it but apparently its an obsessive disorder and people with borderline personality and anxiety disorder have it. I don't know how i am going to stop because i...
    Gentleandlovingsoul Gentleandlovingsoul 36-40, F Jul 1

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    I have a crush on a girl who is a little younger, maybe 2-3 years younger but she is so nice. She plans on having sex when she's married and I think that's awesome cause so many...
    pop482999 pop482999 18-21, M 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    I have the heart of a small child. I love life. I LOVE to laugh. I love to have fun. I bear no grudges against anyone. But I'll admit: my greatest weakness is... I'm so easily...
    Rivalry0x Rivalry0x 22-25, F 6 hrs ago

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    ... And I'm not going to allow this to control me anymore.
    mydreamsonly mydreamsonly 31-35, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I have everything I could ever need, and more then could probably even want... Yet here I am. I don't know why I find myself feeling like there are two sides to me.. There are...
    Hummingbird00 Hummingbird00 31-35, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Is an untruth that never hurts anyone the same as actively keeping a shameful secret from coming to light? I would never cheat on her. Not ever, not for any woman no matter the...
    Hummingbird00 Hummingbird00 31-35, M 1 day ago

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    KD900 Remote Control duplicator is handle Remote Control Generate tool. KD900 remote cloner is able to duplicate Multi-Frequency 312Mhz-868MHz types of remote control. 312Mhz...
    autodiagnosticobd autodiagnosticobd 22-25, F Jul 4

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    A person once asked me "What's your major malfunction?" That question may have not been serious, but my serious answer would be anxiety. It's been a real problem and pain since I...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 1 Response Jul 4

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    I can now honestly say I'm fully recovered from anorexia, bulimia and selfharm. I have had these problems since I was in P6 at school so around 10 years old. I'm now 17, the last 7...
    oliviiaxo oliviiaxo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Stay away from eating disorders and prevent them when you can! They will basically destroy your life, your relationships with friends, love, and family, your body, your mind, YOU...
    starsarediamonds starsarediamonds 13-15, F Jul 7

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    People have different reasons for the cause of their eating disorders. Mine is from being depressed about my life. I can't help but think that my youth has been a waste. I want to...
    cringing cringing 16-17, F Jul 8

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    i was a patrol officer alarm investigator for 4 years i still have demons and nightmares it wont wash away until my wife and counselor i never cried i am shut down off like...
    themosthatedman themosthatedman 36-40, M Jul 8

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    I have Sensory processing disorder,ADHD, OCD, and Tourretes yet I honestly don't think that they stops from doing the same things other people do. I just wish everyone around me...
    bfab1998 bfab1998 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    I had a letter come through the post yesterday morning from the eating disorder clinic. I have to see them on 24th July. I'm really nervous and really embarrassed about my eating...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    I think I have Asperger's. I have been diagnosed with many disorders over the years, depression, anxiety, ocd, ptsd, and we have touched on Asperger's, but never has it been a...
    13thgen 13thgen 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Hello guys I'm 16, it all started last year I went to a rave & people started offering me bars & blunts, well I didn't want to look like a wuss so I took a blunt & smoked it...
    Joman9 Joman9 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    I have recently received a promotion at work - nothing noteworthy, just team leader at a fast food place. I am worried that my little condition will become more noticeable due to...
    haydenbuddy haydenbuddy 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 18

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    I'm here to meet other girls with multiple growth disorders like me. I've never met anyone who was growing as fast as I am and I could really use advice from someone who get's me...
    Tootopheavy Tootopheavy 13-15, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I've been eating about 500 calories a day, but I throw a lot of it up. I'm not pro ana, because I haven't been losing a lot of weight, I'm just tired of being fat.
    101worthless101 101worthless101 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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