Facts To Know!! Individuals with kleptomania (types of impulse control disorder) are more likely to suffer from Obsessive-compulsive disorder than the general population. Impulse control disorders typically begin in adolescence or in childhood. Impulse control and performance disorders also co-occur with a variety of other mental health problems. About 10.5 per cent of the general population is reported to have an impulse control disorder, according to statistics from the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV). Males may be significantly more susceptible than females to impulse control disorders Impulse Control Disorders Watch short video introduction on what Impulse Control Disorders looks like.