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Intermittent Explosive Disorder

I label myself an emotional rollercoaster ride because I think it’s the most fitting and most honest description. I’m full of highs and lows… rarely anything in-between. 458 more words


"You Can't Have That..."

As I sit in my school’s massive cafeteria, I can’t help but look at my plate (5 tater-tots, a large green apple, a small orange, and half a grilled cheese) with two emotions spread thin across my face. 445 more words

People with anger disorder have decreased connectivity between regions of the brain

Less integrity and density in the “information superhighway” of the brain can lead to impaired social cognition

People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED), or impulsive aggression, have a weakened connection between regions of the brain associated with sensory input, language processing and social interaction. 479 more words

At The Bench

Seen At 11: Adults Throwing Temper-Tantrums Could Be Suffering From Disorder

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — People usually associate temper-tantrums with children, but adults are being caught now pitching a fit.

CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported that more and more adults are being caught on tape throwing temper-tantrums. 333 more words


Got Anger?

Do you or someone you know sometimes fly off the handle when you least expect it? Might this same someone own a cat?

If you’ve answered “yes” to both of these questions, then here’s something to think about. 256 more words

Mental Wellness

Is 'Cat Litter' Parasite Making You a Rageaholic?

Oh boy! Say it ain’t so! I’ve had cats since 1986. I love cats! I wonder what you do if toxoplasma really does cause anger issues, why don’t cat owners get tested and treated? 840 more words


People with “rage” disorder twice as likely to have a latent toxoplasmosis parasite infection

Individuals with a psychiatric disorder involving recurrent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger—road rage, for example—are more than twice as likely to have been exposed to a common parasite than healthy individuals with no psychiatric diagnosis. 714 more words

At The Bench