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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    But. Well me thinks that proves caring plus not evil.
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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...
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    I need to be controlled. in every aspect. I want to called names and have no control over my life.
    slut007 slut007 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Although I have not been diagnosed with anything as of yet, I would assume I have this condition after doing literally days of research. Around the age of six, my mind ran off to...
    LewisWilliams LewisWilliams 16-17, M 3 Responses Feb 24

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    I am also a thought projector, I have many coincidences that correlate with my thoughts. I use to think it was a curse to me having everyone read my mind, but now it's starting to...
    mindgifted mindgifted 26-30 Feb 8

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    I have been drained. Emotionally. My soul has departed. And now i would enjoy nothing more then destruction. I have no control.
    dropitnow52 dropitnow52 18-21, F Feb 19

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    And this is the exact reason im leaving!! i have over controlling parents
    SoonToBeGone SoonToBeGone 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I want to live a peaceful and positive life. I don't waste energy hating people or worrying about things I have no control over. I don't want my happiness to come at the expense of...
    SavannahAnsley SavannahAnsley 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    **stupid rant incoming** Every day, I start to think more and more about how stupid and ignorant my grandfather is. He picks the most STUPID fights with me, and never believes...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am a psychology student, but I am not a typical one. I study mental disorders on my own. I read stories of poor girls being raped, I go to the library and borrow books about...
    littlelittlepooky littlelittlepooky 18-21, F Feb 11

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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 9 hrs ago

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    Myths about the top 10 most common mental illnesses: 10. Antisocial Personality Disorder: Myth: Somebody who avoids social interaction is “antisocial”. Truth: Many people...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Posted by LetItGo000 on February 10th, 2015 at 10:06 AM Hi everyone! How are you? Before anything, I'd like to say that this confession may be a little long, but I really need...
    LetItGo000 LetItGo000 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I have just recently found out that I am pregnant. Yes, I am excited. But, I'm also terrified because of the havoc pregnancy is already wreaking on my fragile emotional state...
    whiskeyprincess37 whiskeyprincess37 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I stole my boyfriend from someone else and now I am unable to trust him. We've known each other for a long time. I always knew he liked me but I friend-zoned him. After all, he...
    elocinitis elocinitis 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have them :) sometimes they over take the realty of my existence :) I live on an island . No one travels very far . The streets have been turned into green pathways. I love...
    Homejames Homejames 51-55, M 16 hrs ago

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    His words keep floating back into my mind. How ugly I am, fat, disgusting. I don't why I listen to the man who r.aped me, but I do. Why would he go to all that trouble if I wasn't...
    betruetoyourself14 betruetoyourself14 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    I am waiting on the army to give me an answer as to whether I can go home in May or not. I've been waiting for months. There is nothing I can do except pester my husband to keep...
    nerfmander nerfmander 26-30, F 15 hrs ago

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    This is a newer diagnosis for me, happening sometime during the early winter. It was brought up by a new therapist I was seeing (and stopped seeing for unrelated reasons) and then...
    PerturbedBrain PerturbedBrain 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 5

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    I have sleeping disorders, depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. It just really sucks too many pills and my therphist annoys me at times.
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    After KOSUN won two sets of fully-configured 70D Solids Control System from GWDC, KOSUN signed another contract of 750 Workover Rig Solids Control Equipment with the national...
    zmzmllll zmzmllll 26-30, F Feb 11

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    November 4, 1987, when I was fifteen. I took 43 extra-strength Tylenol during my sister's piano lesson, and went to sleep hoping not to wake up. If there had been internet, I...
    GenevieveH GenevieveH 41-45, F Feb 17

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    Guide: As China solids control leader and drilling waste management expert, KOSUN not only focuses on a constant optimization of its products and services, but also insists on its...
    zmzmllll zmzmllll 26-30, F 6 days ago

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    It took a while but I was diagnosed with ADHD-PI, a variant missing the trademark restlessness. The PI means 'predominantly inattentive' and means I struggle to hold focus and find...
    iou1soul iou1soul 22-25, M Feb 5

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    Hi everyone! So I'll be posting my full story later but just wanted to do a short version. I'm 17 and was diagnosed in October 2014, they found out it was BCS after only being...
    Abbyrk Abbyrk 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 15

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    My man and I are a perfect match, like two puzzle pieces. His family is filled with psychologists, psychiatrists, and preachers. Even his sister, my friend, is a psyche major that...
    RhombusInTheSquare RhombusInTheSquare 36-40, F 1 Response Feb 17

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    okay so.. i'm young. and i've done things, been through things. my life wasn't the best. i drink, smoke, have sex, i cheated... don't think i did these things because i want to be...
    angelgoinghome angelgoinghome 13-15, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    Macrogenitosomia or Clitoromegaly.. I probably constructed one of my most well thought out vents to date and through the anomalies of the EP spirits it simply vanished on this...
    AbbyVents AbbyVents 22-25, F 10 Responses Feb 22

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    I have them as long as I remember myself, there is no logic or rhythm to it. My biological clock is not set to any default.
    axon1001 axon1001 41-45, M a week ago

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    I use to stutter when I was younger and now being slightly/completely (depending on who you ask) antisocial, I have had a hard time talking completely right. I tend to slur...
    TrojanPrincess TrojanPrincess 13-15, F 1 Response 4 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 3 days ago