Impulsive condition

Impulsive condition include impulsive and impetuous desire. Impulsive actions locomotor acts arising and done suddenly, without external motives and reasoning, as if automatically. The patient suddenly runs up to a passing man and strikes him; he jumps up and runs; starts singing and quick stops; tearing clothes, etc., Often impulsive actions are observed at catatonia (see Catatonic syndrome), as well as in patients with epilepsy and epidemic encephalitis.
Impulsive desire are much more complex disorder. They usually appear on the background of low mood. First, the patient wrestles with the desire to make one or another action, however in the further attraction is irresistible and, subordinating all the thoughts and desires of the patient, runs them. The patient often poorly remembers the time of committing the act, indicating the former change of consciousness. After the Commission of the act, the patient feels a sense of powerlessness and yet sharp relief. The most frequent forms of impulsive drives are hard drinking (dipsomania), vagrancy (dramamine), a passion for theft (kleptomania), and arson (Pyromania), the pursuit of murder or causing a physical injury. Most often impulsive desire found in sluggish flowing schizophrenia, some organic diseases with psychopathic disorders and epilepsy.
Patients with impulsive conditions must be immediately sent to the hospital accompanied by a medical assistant.