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intermittent explosive disorder

intermittent explosive disorder in Medicine

intermittent explosive disorder n.
A disorder of impulse control characterized by several episodes in which aggressive impulses are released and expressed in serious assault or destruction of property although no such impulsiveness or aggressiveness is shown between episodes.

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