The neuropsychiatry of impulsivity

@article{Chamberlain2007TheNO,
  title={The neuropsychiatry of impulsivity},
  author={Samuel R. Chamberlain and Barbara Jacquelyn Sahakian},
  journal={Current Opinion in Psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={20},
  pages={255–261}
}
Purpose of review Impulsive symptoms occur across neuropsychiatric disorders, with important ramifications for everyday functioning and quality of life. This article considers recent developments in the neuropsychological assessment of impulsivity with a focus on the ability to suppress motor responses (response inhibition). Recent findings Using objective tests, response inhibition deficits were identified in several neuropsychiatric conditions associated with impulsivity, namely attention… 

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