Disruptive-Impulse Control & Conduct Disorders
Resources for Patients and Caregivers
These are a group of disorders that are linked by varying difficulties in controlling aggressive behaviors, self-control, and impulses. Typically, the resulting behaviors or actions are considered a threat primarily to others’ safety and/or to societal norms. Some examples of these issues include fighting, destroying property, defiance, stealing, lying, and rule breaking.
Wiki Number: 13-Disruptive Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders
Diagnosis: 13-Wikipedia Impulse Control
Symptoms: Impulsivity in resisting temptations, urges or inability not to speak
Progression: Stages include the impulse, growing tension, pleasure on acting, relief from acting and guilt.
Causes: Besides hair-pulling and skin-picking, impulses may include sex, internet, shopping or pyromania.
Medications: Some are available.
Therapies: Systemaic desensitization, relaxation training, or learning alternative satisfactions.
Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers
4 CURRENT ARTICLES
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- Relationship between motor learning and gambling propensity in Parkinson's diseaseby Naohisa Ueda on June 6, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: Our findings suggest that better motor learning ability and higher gambling propensity are based on better prefrontal functions, which are in accordance with the theory that the prefrontal cortex is one of the common essential regions for both motor learning and ICDs.
- Mental Health Emergency Department Visits by Children Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemicby Lavanya G Shankar on June 6, 2022
CONCLUSION: Mental health ED visit rates by children increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Changes in mental health ED visit characteristics during the pandemic may inform interventions to improve children's mental health.
- Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Clinically Defined Parkinson's Disease: An Updated Review of Literatureby Paloma Macías-García on May 19, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: NPS, most commonly mood disorders (apathy, depression, and anxiety), psychosis, and ICDs are frequent manifestations of PD. The results of this review reflect the need to develop unified validated assessment protocols for NPS in PD, as well as to improve their management in clinical practice.
- The side effects of dopamine receptor agonist drugs in Chinese prolactinoma patients: a cross sectional studyby Xiaoan Ke on April 12, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: Chinese prolactinoma patients treated with DAs had a lower incidence of ICDs (9.8%), while gastrointestinal symptoms were common. In this way, more attention should be paid to side effects, especially physical symptoms, in Chinese prolactinoma patients with DAs therapy during follow-up regardless of dose.