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18 November 2008

What are impulse-control disorders?

The essential feature of impulse-control disorders is the failure to resist an impulse, drive, or temptation to perform an act that is harmful to the person or to others.

The essential feature of impulse-control disorders is the failure to resist an impulse, drive, or temptation to perform an act that is harmful to the person or to others.

  • Trichotillomania
  • Intermittent explosive disorder
  • Kleptomania
  • Pyromania
  • Pathological gambling

 
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