By: Elizabeth M Young
The prominent feature of impulse control disorders is the repeated inability to stop behaving impulsively, or to resist the desire for short term satisfaction from behaviors and actions that result in great long term loss or harm. Like other psychological disorders there is a profound...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Forensic psychology is a division of psychology that applies to the courts and to law enforcement. The bulk of forensic psychologists work for the civil, criminal, and family courts as either therapist/counselors, evaluators or assessors of psychological abilities, disorders and capacities. As such, forensic psychology...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The prominent feature of impulse control disorders is the repeatedly inability to stop behaving impulsively, or to resist the desire for short term satisfaction from behaviors and actions that result in great long term loss or harm. Pathological gambling develops earlier in males than in...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Impulse control disorders are a group of psychiatric disorders that have an onset at between 7 and 15 years of age. The disorders include kleptomania, dermatillomania, intermittent explosive disorder, pyromania and trichotillomania. The prominent feature of these disorders is the repeated inability to stop behaving...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The prominent feature of these disorders is the repeatedly inability to stop behaving impulsively, or to resist the desire for short term satisfaction from behaviors and actions that result in great long term loss or harm. Like other psychological disorders there is an inability to...
By: Gabe
To be conscious means to be aware. Understanding the state of consciousness is a bit tricky. Any intellectual understanding of it pulls you away from the actual experience and back into the unconscious illusions of the mind. So, to truly understand the state of consciousness...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The DSM-IV TR identifies many impulse control disorders. Some of them involve self defeating, strange, socially unacceptable, or self destructive behavior. Others involve legal, but socially unacceptable acts which escalate to an inability to comply with the law when impulses take over. Whether the law...
How verbal abuse relates to control issues
By: Elizabeth M Young
The ultimate goal of a person who has abusive tendencies is to gain control over another person, be it a spouse, friend, sibling, child, employee, or others. Types of abuse include economic, sexual, emotional, intimidation, denying and blaming, using children, isolation, spiritual abuse, using male...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Before discussing narcissistic personality disorder and control issues, it helps to briefly summarize personality disorders. When a person requires such control and orderly conditions that it impairs their ability to behave appropriately with others, then a personality disorder is probably the cause. Such individuals are...
What do dreams about snakes mean?
By: Meghan Rizzo
In order to understand the meaning behind a dream of snakes, one must take into consideration the way he or she regards snakes in waking life. While some people have phobias toward snakes, others keep them as beloved pets. In Judeo-Christian faiths, snakes are considered...

 

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