Hyperbulia ( dr. Greek ὑπέρ - above, above + βουλή - will) - a painful increase in the intensity of drives and an increase in their number, as well as motivations and motives for activity with their rapid variability and impulsive desire to immediately achieve the goal  .
As a result of the quick replacement of some goals by others, often things remain incomplete  . Characterized by increased impetuosity, mobility, initiative  . Increased need for communication. Often patients are talkative, intervene in everything, make numerous purchases, offer and try to carry out various transformations at work and at home. For increased volitional activity, the disinhibition of natural drives is characteristic  : increased food instinct ( bulimia ), increased sexual instinct, increased parental instinct , self-preservation instinct . These people are capable of murder, they are characterized by a frequent change of residence, hyperkinesis , accelerated speech.
Diseases in which hyperbulia occurs
More often observed in the manic phase of bipolar affective disorder and is combined with hypertension and an accelerated process of thinking, forming a manic syndrome  . Hyperbulia is also found in the hyperthymic type of psychopathy ( personality disorder ), paranoia, and heretical oligophrenia  . Cases of hyperbulia in schizophrenia are described (however, this disease often leads to abulia as it progresses), Cramer – Polnoff syndrome (in which hyperbulia is combined with constant violent movements and progressive dementia , that is, dementia), chronic epidemic encephalitis , epilepsy , neurosis  .
Sometimes this condition occurs with paranoid syndrome . In some cases, hyperactivity leads to depletion of the nervous system and asthenic syndrome .
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
- V.A. Zhmurov. Chapter 8. Psychology and psychopathology of the will (behavior) // Psychopathology. Part I.
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