Impulse control is the ability to resist or delay an impulse, drive, or temptation to act. Impulse control entails avoiding rash behaviors and decision-making, being composed, and able to put the breaks on angry, aggressive, hostile, and irresponsible behavior. Problems in impulse control are manifested by: Low frustration tolerance, impulsiveness, anger-control problems, abusiveness, loss of self-control, and explosive and unpredictable behavior. Impulsive people are often described as tempestuous, hot-headed, and “leap-before-they-look” people.