Impulse control disorder

What is Impulse control disorder?

A group of mental disorders characterized by a person's failure to resist an impulse to perform some act harmful to self or to others; includes pathologic gambling, pedophilia, kleptomania, pyromania, trichotillomania, intermittent and isolated explosive disorders.

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Hi. I've a bad habit of biting my left hand and to overcome the problem I started drinking more milk and eating more peanut butter few days ago.Do...

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Yes it can be controlled

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why do I eat my hair folicles

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This could be impulse control disorder.

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hi my daughter been on methadone for 10 years and she is very skinny and she pick and pick her skin so badly and she has bad moon swings and turn...

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- Bipolar mood disorder with...

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