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is there a mental diagnosis for an adult who throws temper tantrums the same way a child does?

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Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Intermittent expolos: Intermittent explosive disorder is a condition where a person has sudden outbursts. It can exist by itself or be a symptom of panic disorder, anxiety, adhd, dementia, seizures, neurologic disorders, as well as bipolar and psychotic disorders. Evaluation and appropriate treatment can greatly help but the cause needs to be determined.
Answered on Dec 9, 2016
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