Impulse Control Disorders (Kleptomania (DSM-V (A recurrent inability ti…
Impulse Control Disorders
Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Frequent & often unpredictable episodes of extreme anger & physical outbursts.
No evidence of physical threat between episodes.
Rare, majority of cases occur between late adolescence * late 20s.
High on impulsivity (inability ti judge immediate gratification compared to negative long-term consequences)
More common in females.
Highly associated with mood disorders.
A recurrent inability ti resist urges to steal objects, not for monetary gain.
Increase in tension immediately before acting.
Pleasure, relief or gratification during act.
Theft is not due to revenge, anger or hallucination.
Theft is not related to conduct disorder, mania or antisocial personality disorder.
Deliberately & purposefully starting of fires on more than one occasions.
Tension/ affective arousal before starting a fire.
Fascination with, interest in, attraction to or curiosity of fire & its situational context.
Pleasure, gratification or relief when starting fires.
Act not done for revenge or due to delusion or fantasy.
Act not due to behavioral disorders, manic episode or antisocial personality disorder.
Recurrent of pulling out hair resulting in significant hair loss.