Stop Me Because I Can't Stop Myself: Taking Control of Impulsive Behavior / Edition 1

Stop Me Because I Can't Stop Myself: Taking Control of Impulsive Behavior / Edition 1

by Jon Grant, S.W. Kim
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071433686

ISBN-13: 9780071433686

Pub. Date: 02/20/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Millions of Americans wrestle with irresistible urges—to shop, steal, gamble, and more—that wreak havoc on their lives. Drs. Jon Grant and S. W. Kim, the nation's leading specialists on impulse control disorders, offer the latest research and practical help for those who engage in all types of impulse-related behaviors. Highlights

Overview

Millions of Americans wrestle with irresistible urges—to shop, steal, gamble, and more—that wreak havoc on their lives. Drs. Jon Grant and S. W. Kim, the nation's leading specialists on impulse control disorders, offer the latest research and practical help for those who engage in all types of impulse-related behaviors. Highlights include:

  • Clues for identifying impulse control behavior
  • Information on treatments
  • Biological and emotional causes
  • Mood disorders and their effects on families
  • Where to get help

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071433686
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
02/20/2004
Edition description:
List
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
842,164
Product dimensions:
0.47(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction1
1Stories of Behavioral Addictions9
2What Are Impulse Control Disorders?27
3Who Has an Impulse Control Disorder?39
4The Impact of Impulse Control Disorders57
5Age and Gender: Influences on Impulse Control Disorders81
6Why People Behave Impulsively99
7Possible Causes of Impulse Control Disorders115
8Medication Treatment for Impulse Control Disorders131
9Psychological Treatments for Impulse Control Disorders159
10Family, Friends, and Impulse Control Disorders173
Appendix AWhere to Get Help: Organizations Associated with Impulse Control Disorders191
Appendix BSelected Books and Articles Related to Impulse Control Disorders195
Appendix CFrequently Asked Questions197
Index201

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