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Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders

  • 1st Edition - May 1, 2020
  • Author: Melissa Buelow
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 5 0 0 2 - 3
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 5 0 0 3 - 0

Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders provides readers with a detailed examination of how risky decision making is affected by a wide array of individual psycholog… Read more

Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders

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Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders provides readers with a detailed examination of how risky decision making is affected by a wide array of individual psychological disorders. The book starts by providing important background information on the construct of risky decision making, the assessment of risky decision making, and the neuroscience behind such decision making. The Iowa Gambling Task, Balloon Analogue Risk Task, and other behavioral measures are covered, as are topics such as test reliability and the pros and cons of utilizing tasks that have strong practice effects. The book then moves into how risky decision making is affected by specific psychological disorders, such as addictive behaviors, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, sleep disorders, eating disorders, and more.