Impaired Decisional Impulsivity in Pathological Videogamers

  title={Impaired Decisional Impulsivity in Pathological Videogamers},
  author={Michael A Irvine and Yulia Worbe and Sorcha Bolton and Neil A. Harrison and Edward T. Bullmore and Valerie Voon},
  booktitle={PloS one},
BACKGROUND Pathological gaming is an emerging and poorly understood problem. Impulsivity is commonly impaired in disorders of behavioural and substance addiction, hence we sought to systematically investigate the different subtypes of decisional and motor impulsivity in a well-defined pathological gaming cohort. METHODS Fifty-two pathological gaming subjects and age-, gender- and IQ-matched healthy volunteers were tested on decisional impulsivity (Information Sampling Task testing reflection… CONTINUE READING
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