Definition: Intermittent explosive disorder involves repeated, sudden episodes of impulsive, aggressive, violent behavior or angry verbal outbursts in which you react grossly out of proportion to the situation. Road rage, domestic abuse, throwing or breaking objects, or other temper tantrums may be signs of intermittent explosive disorder
Symptoms: Explosive eruptions occur suddenly, with little or no warning, and usually last less than 30 minutes. These episodes may occur frequently or be separated by weeks or months of nonaggression. Less severe verbal outbursts may occur in between episodes of physical aggression. You may be irritable, impulsive, aggressive or chronically angry most of the time.
Treatment: Treatment generally includes talk therapy (psychotherapy) and medication. Psychotherapy Individual or group therapy sessions can be helpful. A commonly used type of therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, helps people with intermittent explosive disorde.
Statistics: Out of the estimated population 1,065,070,6072 Right Diagnosis conducted a survey and concludes that the extrapolated incidence of Intermittent explosive disorder patients was found to be 1,861,641