dsm cards - impulse control.txt

  1. Name the Diagnostic Criteria for Intermittent Explosive Disorder
    A. Failure (several episodes) to resist aggressive impulses resulting in assaults or property destruction.

    B. The aggressive behavior is disproportionate to precipitating psychosocial stressors.

    C. Not due to a substance or a general medical condition.

  2. Name the Diagnostic Criteria for Kleptomania
    A. Repeated failure to resist impulses to steal objects that are not really needed for personal use or for monetary value.

    B. Increasing tension just before stealing.

    C. Pleasure or relief while stealing.

    D. Not done to express anger or to get even, and not due to a delusion or a hallucination.

  3. Name the Diagnostic Criteria for Pyromania
    A. Deliberate setting of fires on multiple occasions.

    B. Experiences tension or affective arousal prior to fire setting.

    C. Fire stimulates fascination, interest, curiosity, or attraction.

    D. Fires bring pleasure or relief.

    E. Fires are not set to make money, express sociopolitical ideas, hide crimes, express anger, get even, or improve living conditions. Also not due to delusions, hallucinations, or impaired judgment.

  4. Name the Diagnostic Criteria for Pathological Gambling
    • A. Involves at least five of the following:
    • - 1. Preoccupation with gambling.
    • - 2. Using larger amounts of money.
    • - 3. Repeated attempts to cut back or stop.
    • - 4. Irritable when trying to cut back or stop.
    • - 5. Gambles to escape problems or to relieve a dysphoric mood.
    • - 6. Keeps gambling even after losing.
    • - 7. Lies to conceal the gambling.
    • - 8. Commits illegal acts to obtain funds.
    • - 9. A significant relationship, job, or career opportunity is lost or jeopardized.
    • - 10. Turns to others for relief money.
    • B. A Manic Episode doesn't better account for the gambling.
  5. Name the Diagnostic Criteria for Trichotillomania
    • A. Noticeable hair loss from repeated pulling out of one's hair.
    • B. Becoming more tense just prior to pulling out hair or trying to resist the behavior.
    • C. Pleasure or relief at pulling out hair.
    • D. Not due to a general medical condition or to another mental disorder.
    • E. Distress or impairment in social, occupational, or other important functioning.
  6. Name the Impulse-Control Disorders Not Elsewhere Classified
    • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
    • Kleptomania
    • Pyromania
    • Pathological Gambling
    • Trichotillomania
    • Impulse-Control Disorder Not Otherwise Specified
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dsm cards - impulse control.txt
dsm psychiatry impulse control disorders