February 1st 2022
Study also identifies prevalence of specific behavioral addictions in these individuals.
August 31st 2015
Impulse Control Disorders: Clinical Characteristics and Pharmacological ManagementJune 2nd 2013
Impulse control disorders are common psychiatric conditions in which affected individuals typically report significant impairment in social and occupational functioning, and may incur legal and financial difficulties as well.
Temper Tantrums, Mental Disorder, and DSM-5: The Case for CautionFebruary 23rd 2011
One of the impulse-control disorders, Intermittend Explosive Disorder includes serious acts of aggression against person or property that are completely out of proportion to any provocation.
Psychiatric Comorbidity Associated With Pathological GamblingOctober 1st 2008
Gambling has become a major recreational activity in the United States. Formerly confined to a few states such as Nevada and New Jersey, legal gambling opportunities have exploded across the nation in the past 2 decades.
Trauma and the Mind-Body ConnectionJune 1st 2007
Traumatic experiences are linked with a continuum of mental disorders and physical complaints. In the United States, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) occurs in approximately 8% of adults during their lifetime, with different trauma types associated with varying rates of illness. PTSD is commonly associated with comorbid mental conditions such as depressive disorders, other anxiety disorders, impulse control disorders, and alcohol abuse.
National Survey Shows High Prevalence of Impulse Control DisordersNovember 2nd 2005
Published a decade ago, the original National Comorbidity Survey focused largely on anxiety and depression. In an exclusive interview, the survey's designer, Ronald C. Kessler, Ph.D., talks with Psychiatric Times about the just-published replication study, which found that the combined lifetime prevalence of impulse control disorders is higher than that for either mood or substance use disorders.