Impulse control issues refer to the difficulty some people have in stopping themselves from engaging in certain behaviors. Common examples include:

  • gambling
  • stealing
  • aggressive behavior toward others

A lack of impulse control may be associated with certain neurological disorders, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

It may also be related to an intersecting group of conditions known as impulse control disorders (ICDs).

Such disorders can have a profoundly negative effect on quality of life, but there are strategies and medical treatments that can help.\

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