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How can I get better at controlling my impulses?
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
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Cognitive-behavior therapy (cbt) can reduce impulsivity in children, and improve problem-solving skills that can reduce impulsivity.
Dialectical behavior therapy (dbt) has been shown to decrease impulsive behavior in patients with borderline personality disorder. And, medications have been helpful in reducing impulsive behavior, especially in people with attention-deficit /hyperactivity disorder.

In brief: Practice
Cognitive-behavior therapy (cbt) can reduce impulsivity in children, and improve problem-solving skills that can reduce impulsivity.
Dialectical behavior therapy (dbt) has been shown to decrease impulsive behavior in patients with borderline personality disorder. And, medications have been helpful in reducing impulsive behavior, especially in people with attention-deficit /hyperactivity disorder.
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