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proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus

without forethought

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having the power of driving or impelling

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determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason

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characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation

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When CPT scores were the outcome variables, blood lead concentrations were associated with the measure of impulsivity (i.
Therefore, the author shows that engaging in impulsive tasks that have positive social outcomes still result in no SME effect for high self-monitors because the motivational resources for impulsivity will not be consumed in the first impulsive choice; hence, it will not result in a drop in impulsivity in the second impulsive choice.
The take-home message is that impulsivity can be decomposed, broken down into different brain regions, and the functioning of one region is related to ADHD symptoms, while the functioning of other regions is related to drug use," said Dr Garavan.
For example, one study of within-group differences in individuals with a history of at least one suicide attempt found that responses to a laboratory-based measure of impulsivity increased with the number of suicide attempts (i.
For the impulsivity test, they selected points they felt described themselves, such as "I often make things worse because I act without thinking" or "I concentrate easily.
Mick and Hollander (2006) conceptualized problematic sexual behaviors as being related to characteristics of both impulsivity and compulsivity.
The scientists studied males with no history of psychiatric disorders or substance dependence, who completed a questionnaire which helped assess different aspects of impulsivity, an important component of self-control.
The current study was designed to replicate and extend the results of Coplan, Barber, and Lagace-Seguin (1999), which suggested that temperamental characteristics related to impulsivity play an important role in early academic Success.
Researchers looked at factors such as frustration tolerance, restlessness, impulsivity, impatience and the ability to stick with tasks.
SCIENTISTS have discovered a gene mutation linked with impulsivity and possible violent outbursts.
Researchers examined data on 15,197 adolescents followed from 1995 to 2009 and found that having three or more of any of the symptoms of ADHD such as inattention, hyperactivity or impulsivity significantly increases the chances of being obese, Health News reported.
Ultimately, rehabilitation professionals must be comfortable in their knowledge of impulsivity in order to serve the current customers applying for services to promote optimum outcomes and satisfaction for participants.
This volume compiles 13 chapters that examine aspects of impulsivity, including its relationship to alcohol use, obsessive compulsive disorder, suicidal behavior in patients with bipolar disorder, addictive behavioral disorders, depression and mania, and adolescents.
The authors have also tried to differentiate those with high risk behaviours from those without on measures of severity of addiction, sensation seeking and impulsivity.
Impulsivity is increasingly recognized as a clinically important feature of many psychiatric disorders and clinical concerns.