The role of urgency and its underlying psychological mechanisms in problematic behaviours.

@article{Billieux2010TheRO,
  title={The role of urgency and its underlying psychological mechanisms in problematic behaviours.},
  author={Jo{\"e}l Billieux and P. Gay and Lucien Rochat and Martial van der Linden},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 11},
  pages={1085-96}
}
The urgency facet of impulsivity, that is, the tendency to act rashly in response to intense emotional contexts [Cyders, M. A., & Smith, G. T. (2008). Emotion-based dispositions to rash action: positive and negative urgency. Psychological Bulletin, 134, 807-828], has been related to a wide range of maladaptive behaviours. The present study further investigates the role of urgency in problematic behaviours by considering distinct psychological mechanisms that may underlie this component of… CONTINUE READING
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