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The role of impulsivity in the development of substance use and eating disorders
Impulsivity is now widely viewed as a multidimensional construct consisting of a number of related dimensions. Although many measures of impulsivity are correlated, most recent factor analyses… Expand
Reward drive and rash impulsiveness as dimensions of impulsivity: implications for substance misuse.
One of the primary personality dimensions or traits that has consistently been linked to substance abuse is impulsivity. However, impulsivity is not a homogenous construct and although many of the… Expand
Drug use in the family: Impacts and implications for children
The contribution of mindfulness-based therapies for children and families and proposed conceptual integration.
BACKGROUND Mindfulness is the development of a nonjudgmental accepting awareness of moment-by-moment experience. Intentionally attending to one's ongoing stream of sensations, thoughts, and… Expand
The relationship between sociocultural pressure to be thin and body dissatisfaction in preadolescent girls.
- Lucy C Blowers, N. Loxton, Megan Grady-Flesser, S. Occhipinti, S. Dawe
- Psychology, Medicine
- Eating behaviors
- 1 September 2003
This study investigates the relationships among sociocultural pressures to be thin, internalisation of the thin ideal, social comparison, body mass index, and body dissatisfaction in young girls. One… Expand
Impulsivity and adolescent substance use: Rashly dismissed as “all-bad”?
The initial use of illicit drugs and alcohol typically occurs during adolescence. Individual differences in impulsivity and related constructs are consistently identified as key factors in the… Expand
Reducing potential for child abuse among methadone-maintained parents: results from a randomized controlled trial.
High rates of child abuse and neglect occur in many families in which either or both parents abuse illicit drugs. This study reports on the results of a randomized controlled trial with families… Expand
Impulsivity: four ways five factors are not basic to addiction.
Several impulsivity-related models have been applied to understanding the vulnerability to addiction. While there is a growing consensus that impulsivity is multifaceted, debate continues as to the… Expand
Review of diagnostic screening instruments for alcohol and other drug use and other psychiatric disorders
In recent years there has been a growing recognition that many people with drug or alcohol problems are also experiencing a range of other psychiatric and psychological problems. The presence of… Expand
Does the tendency to act impulsively underlie binge eating and alcohol use problems? An empirical investigation
The co-occurrence of problem drinking and binge eating and purging has been well documented. However, there has been relatively little investigation of etiological models that may influence the… Expand