Event-related correlates of response suppression as indicators of novelty seeking in alcoholics.

@article{Fallgatter1998EventrelatedCO,
  title={Event-related correlates of response suppression as indicators of novelty seeking in alcoholics.},
  author={Andreas J. Fallgatter and Gerhard Adam Wiesbeck and H Gerd Weijers and Jobst Boening and Werner Konrad Strik},
  journal={Alcohol and alcoholism},
  year={1998},
  volume={33 5},
  pages={475-81}
}
Novelty Seeking including impulsive behaviour is a personality dimension which has been shown to be related to early-onset alcoholism and to high relapse rates. The cued Continuous Performance Test (CPT) is an experimental paradigm for active response control requiring a choice reaction between execution (Go) and inhibition (NoGo) of a prepared motor response. Metabolic functional methods have shown right frontal brain activation throughout the period of a CPT, and the spatial analysis of the… CONTINUE READING