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Impulse Control Disorders - A group of psychiatric disorders know as impulse control disorders which include compulsive gambling, pyromania etc.
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Dr. Adams Discussing Impulse Control Disorders - Impulse Control Disorders Intermittent Explosive Disorder - There is often an underlying personality disorder that accompanies a disorder called Intermittent Explosive Disorder which is, itself, considered a disorder of impulse. 3/5
How Can I Manage Compulsive Shopping and Spending (Shopoholism)? 3/5
Impulse Control Disorders - Are characterized by an inability to resist the impulse to perform an action that is harmful to one's self or others. This is a relatively new class of personality disorders, and the most common of these are intermittent explosive disorder, kleptomania, pyromania, compulsive gambling disorder, and trichotillomania. 3/5
Impuluse-Control Disorders ( N.E.Class. ) - Impulse-Control Disorders ( N.E.Class. ) Index Definition Impulse-Control Disorders Types Treatment ( Psychotherapy ) Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy ) Definition Impulse-Control Disorders are disorders in which a person act on a certain impulses.  3/5
Psychological Treatment of Impulse Control Disorders - Psychology Information Online Psychological Problems - Impulse Control Disorders Impulse Control Disorders - Many psychological problems are characterized by a loss of control or a lack of control in specific situations.  3/5
  
Skin Picking
PsychNet-UK Skin Picking Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Compulsive Skin Picking - The primary characteristic of Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP) is the repetitive picking at one's own skin to the extent of causing damage. 3/5
Dermatillomania: Compulsive Skin Picking - What Is Compulsive Skin Picking? 3/5
Face & Skin Picking Support -This site was developed to give support to people with CSP. I did a search on the internet and couldn't really find any good comprehensive sites for support for CSP (I found alot for Trichotillomania, which are very helpful too, as these two afflictions are related). So, I decided to create my own. 3/5
Skin Picking and Nail Biting: Related Habits - By Frederick Penzel, Ph.D. An Article. 3/5
Stop Picking On Me! - The website is for skin pickers: those who pick at their faces, pick at pimples, pick at cuticles, pick at split ends pick at in-grown hairs or pick at scabs. (It would address lip peeling and nail biting as well). The website addresses the problem of Compulsive and Self Injurious Skin Picking (SISP). 3/5
     

Trichotillomania  

PsychNet-UK Trichotillomania Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Trichotillomania - By Frederick Penzel, Ph.D. Of all the disorders belonging to the OCD family, trichotillomania is probably ...   3/5
  Helen's Trichotillomania Page -  A UK guide to help available for hair pulling. 3/5
Inositol and Trichotillomania - By Frederick Penzel, Ph.D. An Article. 3/5
Trich.Co.UK - A new UK site for Trichotillomania sufferers with the main aims of providing support for UK and Ireland sufferers via a means of contacting other sufferers and an attempt to raise awareness of this condition in the UK. 3/5
Trichotillomania UK Website - Aspiring to be - This site is designed to be a place of inspiration and hope for anyone in any way associated with trichotillomania. ...  3/5
                  
  Intermittent Explosive Disorder
PsychNet-Uk Intermittent Explosive Disorder Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Biology and Treatment of Intermittent Explosive Disorder - Biology and Treatment of Intermittent Explosive Disorder - a Slide Presentation (Psychiatry Department).  3/5
Episodic Dyscontrol Syndrome, or Limbic Rage - It is a seizure-like disorder in the limbic system of the brain that causes unpredictable and often unprovoked rages. An Article
Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) - Is a mental disturbance that is characterized by specific episodes of violent and aggressive behavior that may involve harm to others or destruction of property. IED is discussed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders fourth edition (DSM-IV) under the heading of "Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified." As such, it is grouped together with kleptomania, pyromania, and pathological gambling.3/5
Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED) - Is a disorder characterized by impulsive acts of aggression, as contrasted with planned violent or aggressive acts. The aggressive episodes may take the form of "spells" or "attacks," with symptoms beginning minutes to hours before the actual acting-out. 3/5
Psychological Impulse Control Disorders - Episodes of aggressive outbursts resulting in either
destruction of property or physical assaults on others.  An overview of the types and behavior aspects of impulse control disorders. 3/5
           
  Kleptomania
PsychNet-UK Kleptomania Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Kleptomania - Kleptomania (impulsive stealing). People with Kleptomania usually do not steal because they need the object stolen; they sometimes secretly replace the object ...    Description:Brief explanation of the disorder and its connection to the antisocial personality disorder and to... 2/5
Kleptomania - The treatment of kleptomania with serotonin reuptake inhibitors by Lepkifker E, Dannon PN, Ziv R, Iancu I, Horesh N, Kotler M Department of Psychiatry B, Chaim ...  Description:An abstract of a study conducted on five patients to show the use of SSRI's can curb this disorder....  3/5
Kleptomania - Is defined by a number of features including a consistent tendency to steal items not needed for personal use or monetary value. 3/5
Kleptomania Treatment and Drugs 3/5
Shoplifters Alternative - Helps people with a shoplifting problem and reduces the burden of shoplifting on retailers, courts, and communities through its research, rehabilitation, and ongoing support services. 3/5
              
  Pyromania ( Firesetting)
PsychNet-UK Pyromania Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Healthinmind.com - Impulse Control Disorders - Pyromania
Pyromania - Health Information Library: Pyromania.  2/5
Pyromania - (Impulse-Control Disorder): Deliberate fire-setting on more than one occasion; Tension or affective excitement before the act; Obsession with and about fire.  2/5
Pyromania - Involves deliberate and purposeful fire setting on at least two occasions. There is typically tension or heightened arousal prior to the act and gratification or relief afterward. The fire setting is not done for monetary gain or an expression of anger, vengeance, personal gain, or psychosis. 3/5
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Pathological Gambling
PsychNet-UK Pathological Gambling Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
Answers and Treatment for Compulsive Gambling - A treatment program tailored exclusively for compulsive gambling and/or gambling addiction. A private treatment organisation. 2/5
Gamblers and Risk Takers - An Article by Joanna Poppink, MFCC. 3/5
Gamblers Anonymous USA - The gamblers support group with good advice and resource links. 4/5
 
Recommended Books:
Impulse Control Disorders
Drug Therapy and Impulse Control Disorders
Clinical Manual of Impulse-control Disorders
Impulse Control Disorders A Clinicians Guide to Understanding
and Treating Behavioral Addictions: A Clinician's Guide to understanding and Treating Behavioral Addictions (Hardcover) by JE Grant (Author)
Drug Therapy and Impulse Control Disorders (Psychiatric Disorders)
(Psychiatric Disorders) (Library Binding) by Autumn Libal (Author)
Clinical Manual of Impulse-control Disorders (Paperback) by Eri
c Hollander (Editor), Dan J. Stein (Editor)
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