A 37-year-old member asked:
does anyone have an impulse control program they can send me?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Impulse: No specific program but you can get info. From your local mental health center (csb).
A 29-year-old member asked:
Can drug use help impulse control?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
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 been scientifically demonstrated to help impulse control. It's not recommended.
A 43-year-old member asked:
What to do to work on my impulse control?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Psychiatry 26 years experience
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. See a psychiatrist for med tx. Naltrexone is a medicine that has been used to decrease the reward and endogenous opiate release in some people who cut or injure themselves. Topamax (topiramate) can help reduce cravings for drugs.
Last updated Jul 23, 2012
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