dyscontrol

in·ter·mit·tent ex·plo·sive dis·or·der

1. a disorder that may begin in early childhood, or following head injury at any age, characterized by repeated acts of violent, aggressive behavior in otherwise normal persons that is markedly out of proportion to the event that provokes it.
2. a DSM diagnosis that is established when the specified criteria are met.

dyscontrol

/dys·con·trol/ (dis″kon-trōl´) inability to control one's behavior; see also under syndrome.
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Se realizo una busqueda en las bases de datos PubMed, SCIELO, EMBASE y PsycINFO con los siguientes terminos en ingles: intermittent explosive disorder, impulse control disorders [MeSH], episodic dyscontrol syndrome, behavioral outburst, tantrums, anger, aggression, epidemiology, physiopathology y treatment, y se realizaron combinaciones de terminos.
Lateral differences are observed: whereas left prefrontal damage is more directly associated with cognitive processes, right damage is associated with both restriction of affect and emotional dyscontrol and defects in the perception or comprehension of emotional information (Goldberg, 2001; Grafman, 2006).
grouped delusion and hallucination in a psychosis cluster, aggression and irritability in an agitation cluster, and disinhibition, euphoria, and aberrant motor behaviour in a behavioural dyscontrol cluster [3].
Within the general category of state regulation we also encounter transient dyscontrol (quite possibly externally mediated) that is subsumed in the general category of behavioral disinhibition.
Similar patterns of behavior have been characterized as episodic dyscontrol syndrome (Monroe 1970) and Intermittent Explosive Disorder (American Psychiatric Association 2000).
500) More precisely, it was reverse coded so that higher scores are indicative of impulse dyscontrol, or higher levels of impulsivity.
The diagnosis has become a catchall category for some patients with impulsivity, irritability, and behavioral dyscontrol, even in the absence of discrete syndromic episodes or prominent mood symptoms.
The behavioural impulsivity and dyscontrol can also be treated with a low-dose antipsychotic, lithium, or an antiepileptic medication.