Impulse-Control & Conduct Disorders
Offenders with major psychopathic traits can be identified in all ethnic groups that have been studied, including European Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, but some of the evidence pointing to the validity of psychopathy is stronger in European Americans.
Impulse control disorders are thought to be related to impaired function of decisional impulsivity associated with rapid, disinhibited decision-making, rather than motor impulsivity.
Preliminary evidence indicates that differences in white matter microstructure may be associated with behavior problems in adolescent males.
Researchers found significant associations for mood, anxiety, substance use, and impulse control disorders and subsequent onset or diagnosis of 10 physical conditions.
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