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impulse

noun actuation, drive, encouragement, immelling force, impetus, impulsio, impulsion, impulsus, incentive, motivation, motive, pressure, push, spontaneity, spontaneous inclination, stimulant, sudden desire, sudden force, thrust
Associated concepts: heat of passion, impulsive acts, irreeistible impulse, uncontrollable impulse
See also: catalyst, cause, desire, impetus, incentive, motive, passion, reason, stimulus
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They focused on 1,580 reports of serious impulse control disorders and excluded cases involved in litigation or clinical studies.
The multivariate analysis also showed that there were significantly higher odds for the presence of impulse control disorders at follow-up among the patients who had a higher dopamine agonist levodopa-equivalent daily dose at baseline (OR, 2.
Currently, the impulse control disorders have a small sectionintheDSM IV-TR (intermittent explosive disorder, kleptomania, pyromania, trichotillomania, pathological gambling) with some behaviors simply classified under impulse control disorder NOS.
Pathologic gambling (PG) is an impulse control disorder with recurrent maladaptive gambling behavior as its main feature.
S rights for the use of opioid receptor antagonists in impulse control disorders, including pathological gambling, and holds several other patents and intellectual property rights on nalmefene and its use in US, Europe, and Japan for the treatment of alcohol abuse.
With the tap of a finger, clinicians can access first line meds and dosing and better understand complex aspects of care like impulse control disorders as they navigate their daily practice.
Increasing clinical and legal attention is being paid to impulse control disorders (ICDs) including compulsive buying, pathological gambling, violence against women, and problematic Internet use, but information on some ICDs (e.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): People who take dopamine agonist medications for Parkinson's disease tend to display traits of compulsive behaviour- like pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, binge eating and other impulse control disorders.
Specific topics include reform and the US Food and Drug Administration, suicide and antidepressants, genomics and new drug development, patenting and licensing concerns in psychiatric genetics, women's issues in clinical trials, the pharmacological treatment of mood disorders, research methodology in bipolar disorder clinical treatment trials, the utility of low-dose antidepressants, pharmacological trials for the treatment of substance use disorders, clinical psychopharmacology of patients with eating disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder clinical trials, autism and Asperger's spectrum disorders, impulse control disorders, potential benefits of herbal medicine for schizophrenia, adverse effects of antipsychotics, and alternative methodologies in clinical study design.
In a study of 21 people with impulse control disorders who met criteria for pyromania, rates of mood, anxiety, and substance abuse disorders were found to be high (J.
CHICAGO -- Evidence continues to accumulate that dopaminergic therapy increases the odds of impulse control disorders in patients with Parkinson's disease.