Attacks of anger without control, the excess of anger and rage a sudden may be the signs of the Syndrome Hulk, a psychological disorder in which there is a lack of control of anger, and may be accompanied by verbal and physical that may harm the person or others close to you.
This disorder, also known as Intermittent Explosive Disorder, usually affects individuals with ongoing problems at work or in personal life, and your treatment can be done with the use of medications to control the mood and with the accompaniment of a psychologist.
It is believed that people infected with toxoplasma gondi in the brain are more prone to develop this syndrome. Toxoplasma is present in the stool of the cat, and cause a disease called toxoplasmosis, but it may also be present in the soil and in contaminated food.
How to know if my anger is normal
It is common to feel anger in a situation of stress as beats car or temper tantrums of the children, and this feeling is normal as long as if you have awareness and control over it, not having rapid changes to a state of rage and aggressive behavior, which can put at risk your own well-being and the safety of others.
However, when the aggression is disproportionate to the situation that triggered the anger, it may be a sign of the syndrome Hulk, which is characterized by:
- Lack of control over the impulse aggressive;
- Break their own belongings or those of others;
- Sweat, tingling, and muscle tremors;
- Increased heartbeat;
- Threats, verbal or physical aggressiveness to another person without a reason which would justify this attitude;
- Feelings of guilt and shame after the attacks.
The diagnosis of this syndrome is made by a physician, a psychiatrist, based on history and personal account of friends and family, because this disorder is only confirmed when there is repetition of aggressive behavior for several months, which suggests that this is a chronic disease.
In addition, it is necessary to discard the possibility of other changes of behavior, such as Personality Disorder Antisocial and Personality Disorder Borderline.
What can happen if you do not control
The consequences of the syndrome, and the Hulk are the result of attitudes, unthinking, taken during accesses of fury, such as loss of employment, suspension or expulsion from school, divorce, difficulty to relate with other people, car accidents and hospitalizations for injuries suffered during the aggression.
The table aggressive happens even when there is no use of alcohol, but is usually more severe when it occurs the consumption of alcoholic beverages, even in small quantities.
How to decrease the tantrums
Tantrums are common can be controlled with the understanding of the situation and conversations with relatives and friends. Usually the anger passes quickly and the person seeks a rational solution to the problem. However, when the tantrums are frequent and happen to lose control, we recommend the accompaniment of a psychologist and help of close relatives so that they can learn to face and control the accesses of anger and aggression.
However, in addition to psychotherapy, in the syndrome of Hulk can also be necessary the use of antidepressant medications or mood stabilizers, such as lithium and carbamazepine, which will help in the control of emotions, decreasing the aggressiveness.
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