Disruptive, Impulse-Control & Conduct Disorders Articles

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  • Trichotillomania Symptoms
    Trichotillomania is primarily characterized by the recurrent pulling out of one's own hair. Hair pulling may occur from any region of the body -- such as your scalp, eyelids or eyebrows. Less common areas where ...
  • Pyromania Symptoms
    Deliberate and purposeful fire setting on more than one occasion. Tension or affective arousal before the act. Fascination with, interest in, curiosity about, or attraction to fire and its situational contexts (e.g., paraphernalia, uses, consequences). Pleasure, gratification, or ...
  • Transient Tic Disorder Symptoms
    The essential feature of Transient Tic Disorder is the presence of single or multiple motor tics and/or vocal tics. The tics occur many times a day. A tic is a sudden, rapid, recurrent, nonrhythmic, stereotyped motor ...
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder Symptoms
    The essential feature of Intermittent Explosive Disorder is the occurrence of discrete episodes of failure to resist aggressive impulses that result in serious assaultive acts or destruction of property (Criterion A). The degree of aggressiveness expressed ...
  • Kleptomania Symptoms
    Recurrent failure to resist impulses to steal objects that are not needed for personal use or for their monetary value. Increasing sense of tension immediately before committing the theft. Pleasure, gratification, or relief at the time of ...

 

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