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    IMPULSE CONTROL DISORDERS Many of the self-control disorders involve disturbances in the ability to regulate an impulse - an urge to act. People with impulse control disorders act on certain impulses involving some potentially harmful behavior that they cannot resist. Impulsive behavior in and of itself is not necessarily harmful; in fact, we all act impulsively upon occasion. Usually our impulsive acts have no ill effects, but in some instances they may involve risk. Consider the following

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    Paige Logsdon Mr. Martinous Composition II April 8, 2015 The Cause and Effect of Impulse Control Disorders Most people love watching other humans and like trying to figure out why they do what they do. It’s called people watching and we have all been guilty of it. The human race is fascinating and it is very interesting how we were created and what makes us tick. Have you ever wondered why some people have an uncontrollable urge toward destructible behaviors? Do you ever wonder if the behavior

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    Pyromania: An Impulse Control Disorder Essay

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    Fire: bright, burning, wondrous thing; the embodiment of life and death. It is easy to understand the fascination that pyromaniacs have with flame. It is, after all, a fascination that extends back countless centuries from the first discoveries of spark and fire. The Greeks saw fire as the embodiment of knowledge; dangerous when used carelessly, but awesome in its abilities. Fire is used every day to cook meals, heat homes, although not so much in Florida, and has many other beneficial uses.

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    people who might wander around casinos or stores in a not so good position may have suffered from impulse control disorder. Impulse control disorder (ICD) are a specific group of impulsive behaviors (Forensic Psychiatry) that have characteristics such as rapid unplanned reaction as well as less concern for the consequences of their actions (WebMD). In Canada, there may have been impulsive control disorders have affected many gamblers. Of an estimated 18.9 million Canadians who have gambled in 2002, 1

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    Impulse Control Disorders Impulse control disorders are a type of mental disorder. People with impulse control disorder are unable to control impulses. Impulses are a sudden need to do something (to act). Impulses are normal, and most of us learn how to control them. People who are unable to control impulses repeatedly act without planning or considering the consequences. Their actions may be harmful to people, animals, or property. The three most common impulse control disorders are: Intermittent

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    In the DSM-IV, gambling disorder was classified as an impulse control disorder, a class of disorders characterized by the failure to resist a temptation, urge or impulse, placing it alongside such wide diagnoses as Compulsive Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania), Kleptomania and Pyromania. One of the most significant changes in the DSM-5 was the categorical re-classification of GD to a Substance-Related and Addictive Disorder. This was driven by a desire to be more scientific in determining appropriate

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    disorder and how it presents itself, other than the obvious compulsive setting of fires (Williams, & Clements, 2007). Nurses be an advocate for these clients not only in the community, but also in various healthcare professions as well. The fact that there is no FDA approved medication for a disorder which has been recognized since the late nineteenth century is appalling (Grant, Odlaug, & Kim, 2007). Nurses must advocate for the research to be done on medications which may help those who suffer

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    Explosive Disorder (IED), a disorder categorized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition (DSM-5) as an impulse-control disorder. To understand this disorder research was collected on predisposing factors that make an individual more vulnerable to IED. Research was also collected on precipitating and perpetuating factors to explore what factors trigger the disorder and subsequently prolong the symptoms. Finally, research was collected on how the disorder is diagnosed

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    AS 7331 Gambling and other impulse control disorders Assessment 2: Written Assignment Submitted by: Prince Jose Sebastian Gambling and other process addictions are disorders that arise when a person engages in an action that can be satisfying, but the constant use of which becomes obsessive and inhibits normal life responsibilities, such as work, relationships, or health. Addicted people may not be conscious that their behavior is out of control and is creating difficulties for themselves and the

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    One of the most difficult aspects of treating patients who suffer from trichotillomania (TTM), commonly called hair pulling disorder, is that most prefer to remain invisible. They are creative at finding ways to hide their illness. Most cover up with head scarves, hats, hoodies, and carry on as if nothing is wrong.Treatment for TTM is accessible through the NHS, yet the stigma of receiving therapy for mental illness is still strong enough to keep many patients with TTM away from psychologists, even

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