People with an impulse control disorder can’t resist the urge to do something harmful to themselves or others. Impulse control disorders include addictions to alcohol or drugs, eating disorders, compulsive gambling, paraphilias sexual fantasies and behaviors involving non-human objects, suffering, humiliation or children, compulsive hair pulling, stealing, fire setting and intermittent explosive attacks of rage.
Symptoms Of Chronic Impulsivity
"It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it."
Helpful Links For Chronic Impulsivity
- Psychology Today - Offers resources to help self regulate and offer symptoms for chronic impulsivity.
- Understood.org - A resource for children with learning & attention issues with information on learning how to deal with your child's impulsivity.
- CalmClinic.com - A website that informs and help other realize they're not alone in dealing with Chronic Impulsivity.