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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

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I want to connect with others who have eye movement disorders and other neurological disorders. About 3.5 years ago I began to experience episodes of oculogyric crisis caused by an...
    SeaOfMonsters SeaOfMonsters 26-30, F Nov 8

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    Hi. My boyfriend makes me stay away from things im doing before. He doenst say it but im automatically submitting myself to do it. He doesnt want me to dye my hair into an ombre...
    dakingkong dakingkong 18-21, F a week ago

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    Everyday It gets more and more depressing..don't know what else to do. :/
    Shygirl5003 Shygirl5003 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    So, I am an American teenager and I believe that I have multiple psychological disorders. After reading and researching a few psychological disorders after being told that I may...
    JoeTheMessiah JoeTheMessiah 18-21, M 4 Responses Nov 18

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    When I get overly stressed and feel like I have no control on my life I cut my dogs hair and depending on how stressed and out of control I feel ill cut a lot off but she's a dog...
    Babygirl12296 Babygirl12296 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    Have any of you ever had an alter start to remove other alters, or kill them to make themselves more prominent? To try to make it just the two of you? So they have more control...
    TheDylanWorld TheDylanWorld 13-15, M 6 Responses Oct 28

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    I have panic attacks when I go to sleep. I feel extremely uncomfortable, nauseous and restless at first, then it all goes to hell. I wake up and only remember small fragments of...
    trinoctal trinoctal 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Does anyone else have no control when the feeling happens?
    lexiesempathy lexiesempathy 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 12

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    I don't mind people being in relationships but when it comes to being in public and social websites, subtly is the best way. Okay I don't mind a kiss on the cheek or a peck on the...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 16

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    I've just gotten into toothpaste. I really want to eat it, but I have to control myself. Better get some gum, lol
    NatashaRose NatashaRose 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Every time I tried to discuss something that a person disagreed with an argument started. This experience has changed me quite a bit. If I come across a person that wants me to...
    gambler920 gambler920 51-55, M a week ago

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    I am having a hard time with something and it is a little scary for me. After my break up with my ex, I had met another guy, he was really charming and adorable well so I thought...
    Canadianchick94 Canadianchick94 18-21, F 27 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    You cannot control anyone but sometimes I wish I could control the thinking of some people close to me.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 21 mins ago

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    First time we realized when I was 5. I passed out while I was watching cartoons. Once my sister didn't realized what the hell happened. But she decided to take me to the neurology...
    gregoryraven17 gregoryraven17 18-21, M Nov 9

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    ~20 Years Later~ . So, that guy I dated when I was 16-17 yrs old and again when I was about 20-23 yrs old (cause I thought he might had changed during that time but didn’t...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    If you work hard enough and don't lose sight of your dreams they will come true, but most people usually give up on this because they deem it as "impossible". Nothing is impossible...
    SunsetTears SunsetTears 18-21, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    So I thought I might start recording the stuff on here. Today I have took the kids to school done a full 8 hours at work been to the chemist as I am poorly. Came home and started...
    summeruk summeruk 31-35, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I love thanksgiving! It's my favorite holiday. It's the ultimate test of my self control. I am faced with lots of food and I don't eat it. I fast 2 days before thanksgiving dinner...
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F 4 hrs ago

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    Just today for the first time. This is a follow-up to my post on 5th November, EP Link and the upshot that I was going to be hypnotised. The closer it got to today, the more...
    Mick672 Mick672 41-45, M 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have this song stuck in my head band cattle decapitation song forced gendereassignment Why do we hate what we don't understand? Forced into a body and damned with intelligence...
    josesliknot josesliknot 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    My confession is that I have cut before and am not proud of it. It happened so fast, just an impulse to feel something.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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    Disclaimer: Not to belittle teenagers, but I am not one. I am an adult woman, in the upper tier of her career, in a stable, long-term relationship. And then this happens... I don...
    Innominata Innominata 26-30, F Nov 4

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    I keep telling myself not to think or care too much about it, because I don't want to be that person whose happiness is dependent on another. At least whenever someone brings it up...
    escapemyreality escapemyreality 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 5

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    Did you know that some people think that the feminist movement should put a ban on pornographyy? I'm not saying it's the best thing in the world, but I don't agree that it should...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    10 SIGNS HE'S THE ONE Of course, there is a condition that comes with God's promises, and that is that we give ourselves fully to Him. If we do this, and live according to His Word...
    RavenS45 RavenS45 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    I studied dreams in psychology all the way back at school so this is 6 years ago! Here are some psychological theories about dreams having meanings. I’m going to start with the...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Solids control systems consist of five stages, including mud tanks, shale shakers, vacuum degassers, desanders, desilters and centrifuge. Each of these items play a major role on...
    decantercentrifuge decantercentrifuge 22-25, F Oct 28

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    I've always wondered how many of us are affected by our personality disorders, not only in the 'real' world, but in the cyber world as well? Personally, I still find it difficult...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 2

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    This is an experience that happened to me several years ago and has forever touched my heart. I used to work in a hospital and we had a patient in for weeks. I will call him Jason...
    briebab23 briebab23 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I date women. Mom was a single mother. She dated, a lot. Has childhood matters of her own. I never grew up around a man that didnt drink, scream, hit, beat, do drugs, and im...
    ScaredButterfly75 ScaredButterfly75 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 14

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    I've tried my hardest to stop, to stay clean even for some days; but I can't...Everything hit me at once, my cutting and eating disorders are peaking up again, worst than ever. I...
    RozzebellConta RozzebellConta 18-21, F Nov 14

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    I'm questioning whether I have DID or not. Are there any other disorders that have separate personalities? I had two- Leah and Alan. Leah first openly appeared to me when I was 14...
    spreadsothin spreadsothin 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I hate it when people say they're depressed, or they think they have depression, because their partner split with them, or they have extra homework. Just because you get a problem...
    loveyourselfalwaysxx loveyourselfalwaysxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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