Nearly 1 million people in America are diagnosed with Chronic Impulsivity. Chronic Impulsivity is a lack of control. People have trouble controlling their emotions as well as their behaviors. They do things on impulse without considering the consequences. Most of their behaviors are totally irrational. Chronic Impulsivity is a mental disorder that can be caused by some other mental disorders. The symptoms of the disorder are lengthy. The causes are associated with other diseases and disorders. For most mental illnesses, there is no cure; this is also the case with chronic impulsivity. Although there is no cure, treatment is available.
Most of us tend to lack self-control in many areas of our life. There are times when we eat too much, or maybe spend too much. It typically happens to all of us. When these behaviors become habits, then there is a problem. This disorder is a severe lack of control. A person with the disorder cannot even stop themselves from behaving the way they do without intervention. Some common behaviors of a person with chronic impulsivity are binge eating, impulse spending, and aggressive behavior.