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The Psychology and Neuroscience of Impulsivity

  • 1st Edition - December 1, 2023
  • Editors: Yuliya Richard, Ahmed Moustafa
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 3 4 3 7 - 1
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 3 - 1 3 4 3 8 - 8

The Psychology and Neuroscience of Impulsivity is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of impulsivity and related psychological and neural substrates. The book is div… Read more

The Psychology and Neuroscience of Impulsivity

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The Psychology and Neuroscience of Impulsivity is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of impulsivity and related psychological and neural substrates. The book is divided into four sections that provide the readers with a general overview of impulsivity, neural and cognitive substrates of impulsive behaviors, and the relationship between impulsivity and risk-taking behaviors. The second section discusses the links between impulsivity and erroneous behaviors, such as anger and aggressive behaviors and interpersonal violence. The third section reviews how impulsive behaviors are key features of several clinical disorders, such as pathological gambling, drug abuse, and antisocial personality disorder.

The last section presents possible treatment options for impulsivity, including a number case studies.