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Impulsivity

theory, assessment, and treatment
  • 462 Pages
  • 0.19 MB
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  • English

Guilford Press , New York
Impulsive personality., Impulse control disorders., Violence -- Forecas
Statementedited by Christopher D. Webster and Margaret A. Jackson ; foreword by John Monahan.
ContributionsWebster, Christopher D., 1936-, Jackson, Margaret A.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC569.5.I46 I49 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 462 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL674789M
ISBN 101572302259
LC Control Number97020961

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I was looking for a book that addresses a much wider range of impulsivity.4/4(14). As the 64th volume in the prestigious Nebraska Series on Motivation, this book focuses on impulsivity, a multi-faceted concept that encompasses such phenomena as the inability to wait, a tendency to act without forethought, insensitivity to consequences, and/or an inability to inhibit inappropriate.

Book is limited to three subjects gambling, excessive buying, and excessive sexual drive. This book does not apply to the social issue of talking about inappropriate things to strangers, biting nails or picking at skin, or making impulsive decisions/5(12).

Impulsivity and elevated mood go hand in hand. In fact, pursuing risky behaviors that have a high potential for negative outcomes is one of the symptoms used to diagnose hypo/mania. However, a body of research suggests that even in times of stability, lower impulse control is characteristic of individuals with bipolar.

In one box below, draw a picture of someone who is managing his or her impulse control. You are the ARTIST. Tell a partner about your drawing and ask him or her to explain how the person is managing their impulsivity.

Your partner is the AUTHOR. minimize the frequency of impulsive speech and behavior and thereby reduce consequences Coping Skills for Preventing and Managing Impulsiveness Understanding and dealing with impulsivity – Some skills to practice; 1.

Remember – Impulsivity book you mess up and make an Impulsivity book. BIS English version; Items are scored on a 4-point scale: Rarely/Never = 1 Occasionally = 2 Often = 3 Almost Always/Always = 4.

The perspective of Dr. Barratt and International Society for Research on Impulsivity is that impulsivity is a multi-faceted construct and this multi-dimensionality is reflected in the BIS factor structure.

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FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Impulsivity describes a tendency to react to stimuli quickly and without much thought.

It often involves unplanned risky behavior, action without forethought, and decreased sensitivity to. impulsivity. Managing Impulsivity and the Brain The main purpose of your brain is survival and many of the structures in the brain are involved in making certain you do just that.

Originally these structures were designed to survive attacks from wild beasts or enemies. In contemporary society, the dangers are often not physical but social. Impulsivity also provides an invaluable overview of the current state of the research and delineates a broad, clinically pertinent agenda for future study.

Impulsivity is an invaluable resource for clinicians working in private practice, correctional facilities, health care settings, and community-based programs.5/5(1). Impulsive behavior is generally viewed as counterproductive by society, and individual differences in impulsivity have been found to be related to a number of socially relevant behaviors.

Yet, there are times when acting quickly and without thinking may seem desirable, even adaptive. With the possible exception of intelligence, no other personality dimension or trait so broadly influences Cited by: 9. Impulsivity, defined as action without foresight, is heritable and that brings it into the purview of geneticists.

Because the brain and genome are not conveniently divided by function, neurogeneticists will discover the genes that determine, and influence, impulsivity. Listopia > Impulsivity Book Lists. Borderline Personality Disorder, Insanity, and related issues.

books — voters Biographies/Memoirs with Mental Hospitals and Asylums settings. 83 books — 64 voters Browse By Tag. romance () fiction () young. Description: This book is a multidisciplinary examination of impulsivity that includes perspectives from clinical psychology, the law, social psychology, developmental psychology, criminology, and sociology.

Twenty-three chapters are divided into four parts: theory and paradigms, underlying assumptions, assessment, and : Christopher D. Webster. In psychology, impulsivity (or impulsiveness) is a tendency to act on a whim, displaying behavior characterized by little or no forethought, reflection, or consideration of the consequences.

Impulsive actions are typically "poorly conceived, prematurely expressed, unduly risky, or inappropriate to the situation that often result in undesirable consequences," which imperil long-term goals and.

IMPULSIVITY: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TEACHERS. Help teach the student that persons who take turns and act in a deliberate fashion are more successful than those who act impulsively.

Use positive reinforcement based on the length of time the student can be successful at controlling his/her impulsive File Size: 19KB. For some kids, there may be something else causing the impulsivity.

One of the most common causes of frequent impulsive behavior is ADHD. Many kids and adults have ADHD, and it often runs in families.

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Enjoy. Impulsivity. Impulsivity is a significant symptom for many children with ADHD (Coghill et al., ), which typically presents with symptoms related to children’s inability to reign in disruptive behaviors.

From: Neurotechnology and Brain Stimulation in Pediatric Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Related terms: Serotonin. If you have borderline personality disorder (BPD), you may find yourself struggling to manage impulsive making hasty decisions to getting into fights, impulsivity can cause harm to yourself and those around you.

In addition to undermining relationships and your overall sense of well-being, impulsive behaviors can also lead to financial and legal harm if left unchecked. Impulsive behaviors can make everyday situations challenging for your child and the people in his/her life. Impulsive behaviors are defined as actions that occur quickly and seem to happen without thinking or considering the en diagnosed with ADHD often engage in impulsive behaviors, but impulsive behaviors do not necessarily indicate that a person has ADHD.

In general, impulsivity is the symptom of some disorders, such as hyperactivity disorder (), depression and anxiety disorder (), and personality disorders, especially cluster B disorders (antisocial personality disorder and borderline personality disorder).According to DSM-V, impulsivity is defined in terms of an aspect of disinhibition, and considered as an immediate reaction to stimuli Cited by: Traditionally, impulsive and compulsive behaviors have been categorized as fundamentally distinct.

However, patients often exhibit both of these behaviors. This common comorbidity has sparked renewed interest in the factors contributing to the disorders in which these behaviors are prominent.

Impulsivity and Compulsivity applies a provocative spectrum model to this psychopathology. ADHD Symptoms Series: Impulsivity Anne Windermere Patient Advocate Parents who have a child having ADHD symptoms could probably fill a book.

HEARD Alliance: "Inattention and Impulsivity." American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry: "Your Adolescent -- Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)." Verma, R.

Journal of Author: Stephanie Watson. Development and Impulsivity. Ages Birth Even newborns have ways to regulate overstimulation (e.g., turning away from light or noise). Observe these calming forces and build off the skills your baby already has — this will build on his capacity to put a moment between impulse and action.

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Trouble In Paradise Katie Long was supposed to be undercover. She wa /5.Impulsivity is a fundamental construct in several theories of personality and is linked to numerous psychopathological conditions.

1,2 Impulsive traits are moderately to highly heritable 3–7 and seem to be normally distributed in the general population, with some people that regularly plan their future behavior, while others consistently act.When I was a kid, my mom gave me a Choose Your Own Adventure book.

As a dyslexic child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, reading was always a struggle. My mom was trying to spark my interest by making it more fun, and I immediately saw the appeal of jumping around in the book, choosing “my adventure,” and possibly not having to Author: Ben Glenn.