[Behavioral approach and inhibition systems and substance use in adolescence].

@article{Akhmetova2014BehavioralAA,
  title={[Behavioral approach and inhibition systems and substance use in adolescence].},
  author={Olga A Akhmetova and E R Slobodskaia},
  journal={Zhurnal nevrologii i psikhiatrii imeni S.S. Korsakova},
  year={2014},
  volume={114 8},
  pages={82-7}
}
One of the-characteristic features of adolescence 'is a tendency to risky behaviors including experimentation with psychoactive substances. The current review covered empirical studies on the associations of Behavioral Approach System (BAS) and Behavioral Inhibition System (BIS) with adolescent substance use. The best predictors are the two components of BAS- reward responsiveness and fun seeking/impulsivity; the evidence on the role of BIS is contradictory. Recent neurological studies suggest… CONTINUE READING