Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Intermittent explosive disorder involves repeated, sudden episodes of impulsive, aggressive, violent behavior or angry verbal outbursts in which you react grossly out of proportion to the situation.
Wiki Number: W108
Diagnosis: Intermittent Explosive Disorder
US Patients: 16 Mil- May also be due to lesions in the prefrontal cortex, amygdala reducing the regularity of insulin
Sex Ratio: M+;W
Age Onset: Age 6
Brain Area: low on serotonin from the hypothalamus’s suprachiastmatic nucleus, outputting serotonin from the raphe nuclei; may be hereditary
Symptoms: Outbursts of anger, rage and/or violence disproportionate to the situation
Causes: Infections from the toxoplasma gondii parasite and psychatrice aggression
Medications: Ant-depressants, SSRI’s and mood stabilizers.
Therapies: CBT, Cognitive Relaxation and Coping Skills Therapy -learning to resist impulses.
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- Gambling disorderby Patricia N Suanes on May 15, 2022
- The Gamblification of Investing: How a New Generation of Investors Is Being Born to Loseby Philip W S Newall on May 14, 2022
Investing and gambling share key features, in that both involve risk, the coming together of two or more people, and both are voluntary activities. However, investing is generally a much better way than gambling for the average person to make long-run profits. This paper reviews evidence on two types of "gamblified" investment products where this advantage does not hold for investing: high-frequency stock trading and high-risk derivatives. This review defines a gamblified investment product as...
- Young people in Australia discuss strategies for preventing the normalisation of gambling and reducing gambling harmby Hannah Pitt on May 13, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: This study demonstrates that young people have important insights and provide recommendations for addressing factors that may contribute to the normalisation of gambling, including strategies to prevent gambling related harm. Young people hold similar views to public health experts about strategies aimed at de-normalising gambling in their local communities and have strong opinions about the need for gambling to be removed from sport.
- Optimizing large-scale gambling prevention with adolescents through the development and evaluation of a training course for health professionals: The case of PRIZEby Maria Anna Donati on May 13, 2022
In the field of adolescent gambling prevention, there is a lack of intervention studies reporting and assessing training courses for the intervention providers. The present work fills this gap by realizing a dissemination study inside the PRIZE program aimed at modifying a set of cognitive protective factors and affective risk factors. The purpose of this work was twofold: To develop and evaluate a training course with the intervention providers (Study 1), and to assess the short- and long-term...