People with impulse control disorder feel urges to engage in specific behaviors and often struggle to restrain themselves. Urges may involve harmful behaviors like using drugs, drinking excessively, gambling, overeating or stealing. The condition can be difficult for both the patient and their families. If you have impulse control disorder, you aren’t alone, and treatment can help.

Assessing Your Risk of Impulse Control Disorder

If you’re concerned that you might have impulse control disorder, our quiz can help. This free, confidential self-assessment can help you identify problematic behaviors and whether they’re indicative of impulse control disorder. However, a quiz is not an official diagnosis of impulse control disorder. The assessment can help you better understand your symptoms so that you can speak with a doctor or therapist if necessary.