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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- Mental Health and Developmental Disorder Diagnoses of Foster and Nonfoster Children Enrolled in Medicaidby Rachael J Keefe on October 25, 2021
CONCLUSION: Children in foster care had significantly higher rates of mental health and DD diagnoses compared with children not in foster care.
- Short-Term Effectiveness of the Youth Gambling Prevention Program "Who Really Wins?"-Results from the First National Implementationby Dora Dodig Hundric on October 13, 2021
As a response to significant adolescent gambling involvement, a Croatian team of researchers and practitioners developed a universal, comprehensive, evidence-based youth gambling prevention program called "Who Really Wins?". This study presents the results on its short-term effectiveness following the first national implementation in 18 Croatian cities, with a total of 629 high school students (66.5% male) who completed the program. A design with two measurement sessions (pre-test and post-test)...
- Mental Disorders, Gun Ownership, and Gun Carrying Among Soldiers After Leaving the Army, 2016-2019by Robert M Bossarte on October 8, 2021
Objectives. To examine associations of current mental and substance use disorders with self-reported gun ownership and carrying among recently separated US Army soldiers. Veterans have high rates of both gun ownership and mental disorders, the conjunction of which might contribute to the high suicide rate in this group. Methods. Cross-sectional survey data were collected in 2018-2019 from 5682 recently separated personnel who took part in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in...
- Problematic online gambling among adolescents: A systematic review about prevalence and related measurement issuesby Irene Montiel on September 22, 2021
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Despite its illegality among adolescents, online gambling is a common practice, which puts their mental health and well-being at serious risk. This systematic review summarises international scientific literature from the last 20 years on problematic online gambling among adolescents (11-21 years old) to determine its prevalence and to analyse related measurement issues.