Diagnosis and Treatment of Impulse Control Disorders in Patients.

Impulse Control Treatment Centre

These disorders are characterized by difficulty controlling aggressive or antisocial impulses. The disorders often harm both the person with the disorder and those around them because they can involve physical violence, theft, or property destruction.

In both clinical and nonclinical populations, inability to control impulsive behavior can lead to lifelong disability. Many psychiatric and developmental disorders include impulsivity: personality disorders (like BPD), eating disorders (like bulimia), mood disorders (like bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders (like OCD), and substance use disorders (such as alcohol or cocaine use disorder).

Sexual Addictions, Pathological gambling, Kleptomania, Trichotillomania, Intermittent explosive disorder, Pyromania, Pathological skin picking, Compulsive buying are prevalent in this kind of disorder.