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disorder

a disturbance of public order or peace. Its existence may trigger extended police powers.
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Impulse control disorder (indirect via excoriation, scratching, etc.) 10.
van der Werf et al., "Depression and impulse control disorders in Parkinson's disease: two sides of the same coin?," Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, vol.
(recognizing pathological gambling, kleptomania, and pyromania as impulse control disorders), with 42 U.S.C.
Neuropsychiatric syndrome Prevalence Anxiety disorders Up to 40% Apathy 16-42% Involuntary emotional expression disorder Up to 16.8% Sleep disorders 60-98% Impulse control disorders Up to 13.6% Table 3.
Studies suggest that impulse control disorders, like addiction, lead to dysregulation of the prefrontal cortex circuitry (Jentsch & Taylor 1999).
Kleptomania: An impulse control disorder? International Journal of Psychiatry in Clinical Practice, 6, 3-7.
This is a similar dynamic to trichotillomania, which is also an impulse control disorder. When self-injury is not better accounted for by the trichotillomania diagnosis or another diagnosis, but is impulsive and repetitive and fits the dyscontrol criteria regarding irresistible urge and subsequent relief, this diagnostic category can be applied.
Christenson et al (11) developed an early set of criteria for CSB as part of a larger survey of impulse control disorders. They used the following 2 criteria to diagnose CSB: (1) excessive or uncontrolled sexual behavior(s) or sexual thoughts/urges to engage in behavior, and (2) these behaviors or thoughts/urges lead to significant distress, social or occupational impairment, or legal and financial consequences.
Impulsivity is thought to underlie several psychiatric disorders described in PD, particularly impulse control disorders (ICDs) including pathological gambling, compulsive shopping and eating, and hypersexual behaviours [1, 8, 9].
However, the Liverpool fans wonder whether this is the right move to get rid of Suarez, but they concede that Suarez has an impulse control disorder. The Uruguay striker must seek treatment they opined.
Major Finding: The optimal levodopa equivalent daily dose cut off at baseline for predicting a poor impulse control disorder outcome was 161 mg or greater, resulting in a 46% sensitivity, 90% specificity, 93% positive predictive value, and 37% negative predictive value.
IED, recognised as an impulse control disorder, usually begins in late childhood and persists throughout the middle years of life.