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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- Role for Directors of Public Health in local gambling licensingby F Junaid on January 25, 2023
- Serotonergic and dopaminergic control of impulsivity in gambling disorderby Valtteri Kaasinen on January 24, 2023
Gambling disorder (GD) is major public health issue. The disorder is often characterized by elevated impulsivity with evidence from analogous substance use disorders underlining prominent roles of brain monoamines in addiction susceptibility and outcome. Critically, GD allows the study of addiction mechanisms without the confounder of the effects of chronic substances. Here, we assessed the roles of striatal dopamine transporter binding and extrastriatal serotonin transporter binding in GD as a...
- Exposure to Bullying or Hazing During Deployment and Mental Health Outcomes Among US Army Soldiersby Laura Campbell-Sills on January 24, 2023
CONCLUSIONS AND RELEVANCE: In this cohort study of combat-deployed soldiers, reports of being bullied or hazed during deployment were associated with mental disorders and suicidal thoughts. Recognition of these associations may inform efforts to prevent and address mental health problems among service members.
- Exploring the Impact of Family Separation on Refugee Mental Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-narrative Analysisby Ozaay Ali-Naqvi on January 23, 2023
The refugee crisis is spreading rapidly, with the number of global refugees this decade doubling in comparison to the last, leading to further concern regarding asylum policies and their psychological impacts. The aim of this systematic review is to further emphasize the correlation between familial separation and the risk of mental health disorders in refugees. This particular review uses quantitative and qualitative data sourced from a variety of countries to comparatively view the mental...