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Intermittent Explosive Disorder
An overview of intermittent explosive disorder.
# 140490 | 1,250 words | 6 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Disorders)

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The paper reveals that temper tantrums are often not just a one-time problem, but may be caused by Intermittent Explosive Disorder, a malady that may hide, or be hidden by depression or other mental illnesses.

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"This somewhat unusual illness is defined by a current study this way: Intermittent explosive disorder "is characterized by uncontrollable, impulsive attacks that either manifest in aggressive outbursts of temper, or in implosive, auto-aggressive behavior" ("Intermittent..." 2008 para. 1). There are continuing studies going on world-wide not merely to try to learn the causes of this disorder, but how to control it, and even what specifically sets this disorder into motion. In one study done by the University of Sussex in Great Britain, specific auditory stimuli were given to selected groups and their brain functions studied. While this..."

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