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Synonyms for compulsivity

the trait of acting compulsively

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As impulsivity and compulsivity are both important components of compulsive buying (Dubow, Kausch, Blum, Reed, & Bush, 1989), a discussion and understanding of both will provide data to help prevent addictive behavior such as compulsive buying.
An exploratory factor analysis was performed and generated three distinct factors: (1) compulsivity over eating associated with disgust and negative physical sensations, (2) cognitive experiences related to loss of control over eating/dissociation, and (3) compulsivity over eating associated with "positive" effects on mood (such as relief or a physical "rush" or "high").
However, individuals who are predisposed to addiction, impulsivity, compulsivity, depression and anxiety might also struggle with an addiction to sexnology, just as they might struggle with alcohol, drugs, gambling or any other potentially addictive substance or activity.
The frontal control regions of the brain, essentially the 'brakes' on our compulsivity, continue to develop into the mid-twenties and this imbalance may account for greater impulsivity and risk taking behaviours in younger people.
Since consumption compulsivity can be seen as a negative social and cultural phenomenon, social policy maker should consider this negative impact and design policies to reduce it.
Different pathophysiological models have been proposed for conceptualising the aetiology of hypersexual disorder, including a sexual desire dysregulation model, a sexual addiction and dependency model, and sexual compulsivity and impulsivity models.
Neurobiological substrates for the dark side of compulsivity in addiction.
In addition, we reviewed research on sexual addiction, sexual compulsivity, and other addictions (e.
The factors were named Emotional Dysregulation, Dissocial Behavior, Social Avoidance and Compulsivity (Livesley & Jackson, 2009; van Kampen, 2002).
What surprises both Houellebecq's protagonist and reader, elevating them out of the tide of iniquity and disaster, is the path that leads from sexual compulsivity to appreciation of another, to tenderness and emotional generosity.
Significant new material has been added in the areas of psychosis, antipsychotics, antidepressants, impulsivity, compulsivity, and addiction.
The Sexual Compulsivity Scale (Kalichman & Rompa, 1995) is a 10-item measure developed to assess tendencies toward sexual preoccupation and hypersexuality.
The results showed that women scored significantly higher on the compulsivity scale than did men (U = 12.