Very often, emotion regulation is interlinked with impulse control. The VLPFC region of the brain (Ventral=lower, Lateral=side, prefrontal=at the front, cortex=outer grey area) acts as common CEO for both the emotion regulation and the impulse control domains of function through its connections with the middle and lower parts of the brain. So if VLPFC’s function is altered, it may result in both emotion dysregulation and impulse control. It is one of the explanations of how mood and impulsivity are interconnected. Brain does not know the diagnosis, but man made labels are chosen to approximate what occurs in the brain and manifests on the outside. In this scenario, attention may or may not be affected alongside impulse control.