Functional and dysfunctional impulsivity: contribution to the construct validity.

@article{Caci2003FunctionalAD,
  title={Functional and dysfunctional impulsivity: contribution to the construct validity.},
  author={Herv{\'e} M Caci and Liliane Nadalet and Franck Bayle and Ph Robert and Patrice Boyer},
  journal={Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={34-40}
}
OBJECTIVE Impulsivity has been found to be an important trait of personality, whose consequences are not always negative although available questionnaires focused on its 'dysfunctional' aspect. METHOD Dickman's Functional and Dysfunctional Impulsivity questionnaire has been translated into French, and filled out by students. The tetrachoric correlation matrices were factor analysed. RESULTS The psychometric properties are very close to those of the English version, and we recovered both… CONTINUE READING