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Impulse Control Disorder Suggestions

(Also Known As: Kleptomania Suggestions, Trichotillomania Suggestions, Impulsivity Suggestions, Obsessive Compulsive Suggestions, Pyromania Suggestions, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Suggestions, Monomanic Instinctives Suggestions)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Suggestions for Impulse Control Disorder

The following are suggestions that can help when dealing with individuals with impulse control disorder.

  • Make prompt initial treatment; the majority of people with lifetime mental disorders eventually seek treatment if the disorder persists. As a result, most cases become irreversible.
  • Increase knowledge about the disorder: read informative materials and join support groups to gain a better understanding of a person with the disorder.
  • Show support and care to such individuals for it is the best way to help them with their condition.
  • Divert attention from impulses
  • See your physician or therapist on a regular basis; skipping therapeutic sessions may cause interruptions of the healing process.
  • Take medication regularly.

Could You Have Impulse Control Disorder?

Impulse Control Disorder Topics

Related Conditions

Intermittent Explosive Disorder – Extreme Expression of Anger, Impulsiveness, Uncontrolled Rage, Outbursts in Moods
Kleptomania – Compulsion to Steal, Hoarding, Collecting of Things Illegally, Shoplifting
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – Intrusive Thoughts, Impulsiveness, Strong Inclination for Something, Compulsive Behavior
Pyromania – Uncontrolled Desire to Set Fire Due to Psychosis, Revenge of Monetary Gains, Euphoria