Effects of executive impairments on maladaptive explanatory styles in substance abusers: clinical implications.

@article{Garca2004EffectsOE,
  title={Effects of executive impairments on maladaptive explanatory styles in substance abusers: clinical implications.},
  author={Antonio Verdejo Garc{\'i}a and Francisca L{\'o}pez Torrecillas and Francisco Aguilar de Arcos and M. Concepci{\'o}n P{\'e}rez Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Archives of clinical neuropsychology : the official journal of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists},
  year={2004},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          67-80
        }
}
Our study examined the relation between neuropsychological impairment of executive functions and explanatory styles, according to the Abramson model of learned helplessness in humans, in a sample of substance abusers. Thirty-eight polysubstance abusers were assessed during an abstinence period using a selective neuropsychological battery for the evaluation of the executive functions, as well as the Attributional Style Questionnaire (ASQ) for the assessment of the three dimensions of explanatory… CONTINUE READING
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