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alternative treatments for impulse control disorder

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
49 years experience Psychiatry
Two options: Psychosocial and pharacological.
Dr. Peter Forster
36 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on Type: There are not very many specific treatments for icd. Generally the most effective approach depends on the nature of the impulse control problems. Are ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Impulse control: Pharmacological treatment includes serotonin agents such as prozac (fluoxetine). Psychosocial tx involves cognitive behavior therapy such as systemati ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Laipple
44 years experience Psychiatry
Inability to say no.: People with impulse control disorder are unable to control their impulsive actions, even if acting on the impulse will knowingly lead to unpleasant co ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Hmmm ?ADHD: Impulsivity is doing or saying things without thinking. This might be physical, emotional or intellectual. Interrupting someone in conversation, jumpi ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Impulse: Attention deficit do.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Candidly: I am assuming that you are a minor (says 47 on question). Be prepared to share the symptoms that you are experiencing. If a minor - ask your parent (s ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Impulse: Psychotherapy & sometimes medications. Need to learn to stop-think-act which improves your impulses and helps you respond better.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Bipolar: Both show poor impulse control but bipolar show mood swings and limited insight.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
44 years experience Psychiatry
Cog. ; Med txmt: Impulse control disorders have two treatment options: psychosocial and pharmacological.[4] treatment methodology is informed by the presence of comorb ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Therapy, Medication: "Impulse control disorders" are a group of psychiatric disorders where patients have difficulty controlling impulses that are not covered by another d ... Read More
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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
Are you concerned: About your physical safety? If this is a child in your workplace- important to have provisions in place for your safety as well as the child. If this ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
EFT Tapping: EFT can be used in the treatment of OCD

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