Disorders in this category include the failure or extreme difficulty in controlling impulses despite the negative consequences. This failure to control impulses also refers to the impulse to engage in violent behavior (e.g., road rage), sexual behavior, fire starting, stealing, and self-abusive behaviors.

Common Disorders in this Category:

  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Kleptomania
  • Gambling
  • Trichotillomania
  • Pyromania