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Any tips dealing with an impulsive person every day?

Any tips dealing with an impulsive person every day?

Send to a shrink: Impulsivity. What is that? A guy who craves excitement, a sensation seeker. A gal who goes from one school, or one interest, or one guy to another - a lack of . Perseverance. A person who just acts and doesn't plan, who doesn't consider the consequences. A guy whose relationships jump from excitement to boredom, constantly conflicted. All. If daily, has psych disorder such as ocd, adhs, (vasopressin) bipolar. ...Read more

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Impulsive (Definition)

Acting before thinking. Behavior characterized by little or no forethought or consideration of possible consequences. Commonly seen in attention deficit disorder, mood disorders, substance abuse disorders, & some personality disorders ...Read more


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I was diagnosed with BPD and OCPD, but how can I have both? I thought they were opposites; BPD being impulsive and OCPD being obsessed with order.

I was diagnosed with BPD and OCPD, but how can I have both?  I thought they were opposites; BPD being impulsive and OCPD being obsessed with order.

Confusion?: Dx - esp ln Mental Health can be confusing. One is a personality style and the other is a 'disorder'. They do sound opposite, but don't have to be. BDPs might not be impulsive and not all OCDs care about order. You may still be right to doubt either or both Dxs. Consider alt opinions and know that neither has a clear Tx, so it may not matter. Seek Tx w/ a therapist you feel you can trust. Best! ...Read more

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I just got diagnosed with adhd, mainly for impulsivity and attention and I'm going to be meeting with my Dr to figure out which medication I should use. I've heard that Ritalin/concerta can cause many more negative psychological side effects than adderall

I just got diagnosed with adhd, mainly for impulsivity and attention and I'm going to be meeting with my Dr to figure out which medication I should use. I've heard that Ritalin/concerta can cause many more negative psychological side effects than adderall

All can have side ef: All these medicines have side effects. I want you to focus on cause. To learn causes of ADHD visit us at www.ehacstl.com. Also search YouTube for dr Doris Rapp. She will show you many causes of ADHD and how to treat the cause so that you may not need to depend on medicines ...Read more

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18 year-old female with past pseudotumor cerebri and shunt placement, but now has intractable daily headache, emotional lability, slow cognition.....?

18 year-old female with past pseudotumor cerebri and shunt placement, but now has intractable daily headache, emotional lability, slow cognition.....?

See your Dr: With your history of a shunt and new onset of headaches, lability, and slow cognition, I would recommend that you be seen by a Dr as soon as possible. If you are unable to get hold of your Dr right away, then go to the ER. ...Read more

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What are examples of a normal person having an impulsive imagination?

What are examples of a normal person having an impulsive imagination?

Question unclear: What do you mean by an "impulsive imagination"? Nearly everyone will at times suddenly wonder how life would be different if this or that happened. Imagination is not something you can (or need to) control. Thoughts hurt no one. If they lead to impulsive actions, especially ones that are potentially dangerous or self-destructive, then it's time to seek professional help. ...Read more

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Can a person with impulsivity harm a person ??i always try my best not to take a action.bt recently i have done it.God saved me from doing it.guilty!

 Can a person with impulsivity harm a person ??i always try my best not to take a action.bt recently i have done it.God saved me from doing it.guilty!

That could occur.: Please see a mental health provider where you live for evaluation. If you have a mental health disorder - there may be help available. Take care. ...Read more

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Is harm OCD related with impulsivity?as i know a person with OCD will not take action .bt can he take a action to harm other if he has impulsivity?

Is harm OCD related with impulsivity?as i know a person with OCD will not take action .bt can he take a action to harm other if he has impulsivity?

Possibly: OCD is a separate issue from impulsivity but it is always possible that if the two conditions exist comorbidly that the thought of harm could be acted upon. Seek psychological or psychiatric help to manage conditions before regrettable actions are taken. ...Read more

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How can I stop my impulsive eating?

How can I stop my impulsive eating?

Counseling, group Rx: This is apparently a bigger problem than people admit. Eating is often a reaction to stress. Good habits and a strict diet can help, but are often not enough so counseling and group therapy can provide that extra edge. Counseling, especially with your doctor or a psychiatrist can give you insight into why this is done, and group therapy can help by showing you others with similar problems. ...Read more

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How can I stop being sooo impulsive?

How can I stop being sooo impulsive?

Seek help: Without knowing why you are being impuslive, it's impossible to offer a concrete solution. Seek out professional help to better understand when you are impulsive, what leads to the behavior, and what you might be able to do about it. If alcohol or drugs are typically part of the picture, stopping may be a key first step towards dealing with the problem. ...Read more

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