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Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
What do you mean?: Prescribed medications have been shown to decrease some forms of impulse-control problems. Drug use or abuse (as in without a prescription) has not be ... Read More

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Dr. Austina Cho
26 years experience Psychiatry
See a specialist.: You should see a therapist for cognitive-behavioral therapy. Counseling ; group therapy has been used in people who suffer from pathological gambling. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Impulse: No specific program but you can get info. From your local mental health center (csb).
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Count to 10: and make arrangements to work with a cognitive behavioral therapist to learn techniques to redirect your impulses. Exercise. Do not carry cash with y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
Problem with impulse: A range of disorders are loosely clustered under impulse control disorders including intermittent explosive disorder (impulsive aggression), kelptoma ... 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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A 35-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 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 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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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
The list, and more: 1. Intermittent explosive disorder; 2. Kleptomania; 3. Pyromania; 4. Pathological gambling; 5. Trichotillomania; 6. Impulse-control disorder not other ... Read More

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