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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

    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    My sister is so controlling over me! She's worse than my mom! Today I curled my eyelashes and she freaked out and took the eyelash curler away, and hid it from me. I'm really...
    AngelinaBlog AngelinaBlog 18-21, F Jan 13

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    I don't feel as if I have control of my life in our society. I understand how everybody stays motivated.
    PuckDrop PuckDrop 18-21, M Jan 13

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    My boyfriend is the best. We've been together for 3 years now and he knows my secrets about self harm and depression. He tries his best to help me and be there for me and I really...
    Rishay Rishay 18-21, F Jan 15

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    Any of you experience the scapegoat of the family? That's me. My NPD mother has set me up in this position since I was a child. My youngest sister is her golden child so to speak...
    wickedgirlie84 wickedgirlie84 26-30, F Jan 24

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    Well.. My life is slowly creeping back into the hell hole it was 2 years ago. What a surprise :/
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 22 Responses a week ago

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    Everything is the worst. Blah
    Eechay Eechay 31-35, M Jan 12

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    I feel like I'm walking on eggshells a good 40% of them time. I can't hang out with my girl friends without him assuming we're doing drugs, drinking, or cheating on our boyfriends...
    genericidiot genericidiot 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I absolutely hate playing pretend but I love it when it suits me I feel dead most of the time unless I'm interacting or planning I have horrible impulse control I day dream of...
    DontScream4Help DontScream4Help 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 1

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    I don't have a choice in the matter, I am slowly losing all control. I have lost all bladder control at night, and have poor control during the day.
    auggie1971 auggie1971 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I can't look at myself without wanting to cry anymore... **** this... I'm going to start purging as soon as my lip piercing heals... I need to lose 30 more pounds and I WILL get...
    MrCutBleedSmile MrCutBleedSmile 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I am 25 & I was just recently diagnosed with pcos. I've struggled with irregular periods since I was 20. I have really long and heavy periods. Last week I had to do another biopsy...
    winter9 winter9 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    Screaming voices. None that I can control, only ones in my head. Nothing that I can make out or understand, just loud buzzing and chanting. Bees swarming outside your ear and you...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    Bulimia and/or bpd playing me up today. At least I understand now that my bulimia is a result of my bpd and I'm using it as a way of coping with my emotions. . . . Doesn't make it...
    Brokenheartblacksoul Brokenheartblacksoul 26-30, F Jan 4

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    So if you're aware of my previous ep's you'd know about me and my step dad. It's complicated. I don't love him- well not in a romantic way. Recently i've been maintaining the...
    RoughF17 RoughF17 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    I cry sometimes when sad memories come to mind. I was sad when my cousin was bullied in school for being cross eyed. His eyes cross ed after an injury when my brother pushed him to...
    NayaAngelou NayaAngelou 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    It's not like I'm going to kill myself tonight. Although I think about suicide all the time. I just can't see the point of all this. I've been suffering with bipolar disorder all...
    norafree norafree 26-30, F a week ago

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    So whenever someone writes about an issue here, I see a slew of men commenting about stupid things that trivialize how the sufferer feels. Let me break this down for you: WE ARE...
    blarghfsaf blarghfsaf 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Okay, I'v somehow managed to get into a debate. Over a statement..... there's been no conflicts or angry emotion. Yet.... hopefully none arise. I responded kindly to a post on...
    Ayaime7 Ayaime7 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    I grew up in a family full of mental illness. So I always had a fear of going crazy. I feared for my mental health since I was old enough to understand things like that. I made...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Jan 24

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    Bulimia is a silent killer that sneaks into your life and takes over control. It drains your energy like a parasite, slowly distancing you from your friends, your family and most...
    ockthedoor ockthedoor 18-21, F Jan 2

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    The road to my diagnosis was a long and rocky journey. I've had problems with depression since I was a teenager. My parents just wrote it off as me being a moody kid. During my...
    Imagine20 Imagine20 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    I love controlling whether another boy can pee and love hearing him begging for letting him pee. Yes, I'm bi but I only like doing such things with boys.
    BiNiceBoy BiNiceBoy 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    Please read, I have a question for anyone who suffers from mental disorders. But first, a little bit (briefly) about my mental health history: I was diagnosed with ADHD...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 3

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    I've never felt comfortable in my own skin. I also know that in no way I see what others see. ( If I look thinner or fatter I can not tell) Over the last year I have lost over 60...
    Starbuck82 Starbuck82 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 21

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    Last semester of college I basically stopped eating altogether, lost weight. I think in hindsight it was an attempt to replace self-harm habits by refusing myself food. I didn't...
    343lh 343lh 18-21, F 8 hrs ago

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    I feel like I'm loosing control all the time.
    Primrosa Primrosa 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I decided to ask my doctor if I could have an EEG test to see if they could record my rapid nerve vibrations, since I thought it could prove that my twitching and j e r k I n g...
    Boshie Boshie 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    Hey HO where did all the good go ? It's true really we are so stereotyped in this generation and generations before us. Can't we just be people? Can't Kendra who sleeps with a...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F Jan 18

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    My professor is a hottie. Sometimes I get to class after him so hell notice me. I even go to him after class and pretend I'm clueless about assignments so we can meet up.Once I...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 21

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    I have had trich for some time... I was a young child, and I would pull out my eyelashes and eyebrows. Right now, I mostly pull out my eyelashes and the hair on my head. It's not...
    ElvenQueenKayla ElvenQueenKayla 16-17, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want it to mean something when i give myself up to the right person. I don't want it to be something I did because it was on impulse. I want to find the right person and I am...
    lolawolf lolawolf 16-17, F 18 hrs ago

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    I was experiencing a lot if joint discomfort around two years ago that was interfering with my cheering, so I started seeing a physical therapist who, after three sessions, told me...
    karrotkace karrotkace 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 3

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    It started when i was on a cruise at a young age, i got so seasick that i was scared to go on another boat. Right after, i developed eating disorders because i was afraid to throw...
    pebblerin pebblerin 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    I just can't cope at the moment. I'm having counselling and "personality" has been mentioned, and, now I really think about it, perhaps my having a personality disorder would "fit...
    Chaleureuse Chaleureuse 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 10

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    Support appreciated. These are the diagnoses I've received over the years from ages 9-21. Well, not all of them have been diagnosed but there is high probability that I have them...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F 5 Responses Jan 18

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    Here's all the things my family's soap opera would contain. -Alcoholics - Drugs - Women abuse -Child abuse - Mental abuse -Tears -Runaways -Broken souls -Plot twists -Suicide...
    EvilAngels EvilAngels 18-21, M Jan 20

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    Yes, I have an eating disorder. And yes, I'm still fat. Fat people can have eating disorders too. which makes everything worse since no one will suspect you for having it. What I...
    roseinsurvival roseinsurvival 13-15 Jan 21

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