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.

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: 13-Disruptive Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders
Diagnosis: 13-Wikipedia Impulse Control
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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
FROM PUBMED

The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis 

Clicking each title opens the
PubMed article’s summary-abstract.