Despite more than a decade of empirical work on the role of genetic polymorphisms in the serotonin system on behavior, the details across levels of analysis are not well understood. We describe a mathematical model of the genetic control of presynaptic serotonergic function that is based on control theory, implemented using systems of differential equations, and focused on better characterizing pathways from genes to behavior. We present the results of model validation tests that include the comparison of simulation outcomes with empirical data on genetic effects on brain response to affective stimuli and on impulsivity. Patterns of simulated neural firing were consistent with recent findings of additive effects of serotonin transporter and tryptophan hydroxylase-2 polymorphisms on brain activation. In addition, simulated levels of cerebral spinal fluid 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (CSF 5-HIAA) were negatively correlated with Barratt Impulsiveness Scale (Version 11) Total scores in college students (r =
OBJECTIVE: Patients with atypical anorexia nervosa (AN) have many features overlapping with AN in terms of genetic risk, age of onset, psychopathology and prognosis of outcome, although the weight loss may not be a core factor. While brain structural alterations have been reported in AN, there are currently no data regarding atypical AN patients.. METHOD: We investigated brain structure through a voxel-based morphometry analysis in 22 adolescent females newly-diagnosed with atypical AN, and 38 age- and sex-matched healthy controls (HC). ED-related psychopathology, impulsiveness and obsessive-compulsive traits were assessed with the Eating Disorder Examination Questionnaire (EDE-Q), Barratt Impulsiveness Scale (BIS-11) and Obsessive-compulsive Inventory Revised (OCI-R), respectively. Body mass index (BMI) was also calculated.. RESULTS: Patients and HC differed significantly on BMI (p , .002), EDE-Q total score (p , .000) and OCI-R total score (p , .000). No differences could be detected in grey ...
After someone commits suicide, their loved ones and counselors may be haunted by the thought that they might have been able to intervene in time. There has been a lot of debate about how detectable predictors of suicide are, and how much time there is for intervention. This last question has been clarified by a study by Dr. Eberhard Deisenhammer, published this month in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. Dr. Deisenhammer interviewed 82 patients recovering at a psychiatric hospital after a suicide attempt less than 4 days previously. The patients were asked to describe the chain of thoughts that proximately led to their suicide attempt, and to estimate how many minutes passed between the first thought in this chain and the attempt. In addition, the patients were evaluated on the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale, the Beck Suicide Intent Scale, and the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale.. 47.6% of the patients reported 10 minutes or less between first thought and attempt. This incredibly small ...
Recent studies in behavioral economics and neuroeconomics have revealed that emotion affects impulsivity in intertemporal choice. We examined the roles of socio-emotional status (i.e., perceived stress, depression, quality of sleep, loneliness) in temporal discounting behavior by Japanese non-smokers in a generation-specific manner (20 - 70 s) with a relatively large sample size (N = 3450). We observed that 1) both men and women are the most impulsive in their 60 s; 2) education has a negative impact on impulsivity in men aged 40 - 49 and women aged 50 - 59; 3) perceived stress has a negative impact on impulsivity in men aged 60 - 69; and 4) sleeplessness has negative and positive impacts on impulsivity in men aged 40 - 49 and women aged 30 - 39, respectively. Biological and social factors underlying observed findings are discussed.
J Psychiatr Res. 2009 Aug;43(12):1057-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2009.03.003. Epub 2009 Apr 5. Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
San Diego Ballhawk Leigh Barratt, sidelined by both an injury and a medical condition for over a month, returned to action recently and picked up right where he left off. Still fighting a case of Diverticulitis, Barratt managed to snag his first foul ball of the season Monday night at PETCO Park.. Taking in the game from a seat right behind the Padres dugout, Barratt was more concerned with enjoying his great view than with trying to go for foul balls. In fact, with an important surgery coming up, he didnt want to go after balls too hard and risk injury.. Lucky for him, he didnt have to move too far. Chase Headley hit a chopper over the dugout, directly to Barratt. He made the easy catch, and was dumbfounded by his luck. Im trying to take it easy due to my medical condition, he said. ...and, of course, the ball finds me! The foul ball, Barratts first of the season and first ever at PETCO, was his 88th ball of the season. After picking up 4 more balls the next day, his season total now ...
Introduction: Ketamine is a General Anesthetic that activates several neurotransmitter pathways in various part of the brain. The acute effects as general anesthetic are the most well-known and sought-after: to induce loss of responsiveness and to produce immobility during invasive procedures. However, there is a concern that repeated exposure might induce behavioral changes that could outlast their acute effect. Most research in this field describes how GA affects cognition and memory. Our work is to access if general anesthesia with ketamine can disrupt the motivational behaviour trait, more specifically measuring impulsive behaviour.Methods: With the aim to evaluate the effects of exposure to repeat anesthetic procedures with ketamine in motivational behavior, we tested animals in a paradigm of impulsive behavior, the Variable Delay-to-Signal (VDS). In addition, accumbal and striatal medium spiny neurons morphology was assessed. Results: Our results demonstrated that previous exposure to ketamine
My last post was about neurodiversity, and it brought up some great discussion! Now I want to bring all this back to addiction.. Im at this Writers Festival in Sydney Australia, extremely jet-lagged, flogging my book, doing radio interviews a couple of times a day, and the same question keeps coming up: Is addiction genetic? I mean, do you think you became an addict because of the way you were made? Not everyone is vulnerable to addiction, right? So theres got to be something in the basic brain plan that makes you that way. Right?. I dont think so.. There is simply no gene or combination of genes that is linked with addiction as a trait. That doesnt mean that genes are not part of the enormously complex causal bouquet that does result in addiction. But the genes that are correlated with addiction are genes for traits like impulsivity. And even these correlations are often weak or inconsistent. Some traits - impulsivity, maybe neuroticism, maybe low frustration tolerance - do help describe ...
My last post was about neurodiversity, and it brought up some great discussion! Now I want to bring all this back to addiction.. Im at this Writers Festival in Sydney Australia, extremely jet-lagged, flogging my book, doing radio interviews a couple of times a day, and the same question keeps coming up: Is addiction genetic? I mean, do you think you became an addict because of the way you were made? Not everyone is vulnerable to addiction, right? So theres got to be something in the basic brain plan that makes you that way. Right?. I dont think so.. There is simply no gene or combination of genes that is linked with addiction as a trait. That doesnt mean that genes are not part of the enormously complex causal bouquet that does result in addiction. But the genes that are correlated with addiction are genes for traits like impulsivity. And even these correlations are often weak or inconsistent. Some traits - impulsivity, maybe neuroticism, maybe low frustration tolerance - do help describe ...
New research shows that there is a significant trend regarding the amount of alcohol an individual ingests, and changes in levels of impulsive behavior that follow.
EFFECTS OF IMPULSIVE BEHAVIOR: PAST & PRESENT Sean M. Raftery W.R.A 150 Dr. Nancy Bunge December 11, 2009 Sean Raftery Professor Nancy Bunge W.R.A. 150 11
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Spain. SUMMARY. Impulsivity is a trend that can be found in the expression of different behaviors. In human medicine, impulsivity is commonly linked to disorders such as impulsive aggression, pyromania, pathological gambling, and sexual impulsions (Hollander, 2000). In veterinary medicine, impulsivity is commonly referred to aggressive behavior and can be defined as a reduction or a complete lack of warning signals previous to attack. The impulsive dog typically bites without the normal signs of aggression such as growls or bared teeth.. Impulsivity is more a sign than a diagnosis itself. In fact, impulsivity can be found as a component of the aggressive sequence of common canine aggression problems. From a clinical point of view, the manifestation of impulsivity can be very challenging to the clinician for three different reasons: first, it makes diagnosis more difficult; second, it is an element of bad prognosis; and third, it complicates treatment. DIAGNOSIS. Aggression in dogs can be related ...
Impulsivity, a key symptom of ADHD (attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder), is also common in obsessive-compulsive and addictive disorders. There is rising interest in animal models of inhibitory-control impairment. Adolescent rats were tested dai
If youve ever tried to quit youve been told you that the first week is the hardest and that once you make it through that the rest is a piece of cake. While this research doesnt necessarily support that notion, since about 25% of the sample relapsed between each of the followups, it does seem to indicate that the reasons for relapse change after that first week.. It seems that the first week may be difficult because of general cognitive interference by stimuli and cues that are nicotine associated. Those cues make it hard to pay attention to much else and they interfere with normal thinking and attention process, making sticking to the quit attempt difficult. After that point, successfully quitting smoking seems to be associated more with the level of initial smoking and that damn motor impulsivity test. The finding that heavier smokers have a harder time quitting isnt new and isnt surprising, but the fact that cognitive effects and predictors of relapse change does suggest that the ...
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Dealing with frustration and managing ADHD impulsivity can make everyday tasks and seem overwhelming. A recent trip to the store reminded me how valuable discipline is.
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Adults have consequences, why shouldnt teens? Like it or not, the law of cause and effect will, sooner or later, override their thought out excuses. If we dont teach our kids the values of hard work and responsible actions, SOCIETY WILL. Job hopping, isolation, withdrawal - THAT is the HARD WAY to learn. Dr. Townsend, you are right on! …
Medications can play a role in treating several mental disorders and conditions. Treatment may also include psychotherapy (also called "talk therapy") and brain stimulation therapies (less common). In some cases, psychotherapy alone may …. ...
If youve ever tried to quit youve been told you that the first week is the hardest and that once you make it through that the rest is a piece of cake. While this research doesnt necessarily support that notion, since about 25% of the sample relapsed between each of the followups, it does seem to indicate that the reasons for relapse change after that first week.. It seems that the first week may be difficult because of general cognitive interference by stimuli and cues that are nicotine associated. Those cues make it hard to pay attention to much else and they interfere with normal thinking and attention process, making sticking to the quit attempt difficult. After that point, successfully quitting smoking seems to be associated more with the level of initial smoking and that damn motor impulsivity test. The finding that heavier smokers have a harder time quitting isnt new and isnt surprising, but the fact that cognitive effects and predictors of relapse change does suggest that the ...
Development in risk-taking tendencies and impulsive control have been attributed to an imbalance between subcortical and cortical brain regions (Somerville et al., 2010; Casey, 2015), but very few studies have examined the anatomical connections between these areas in relation to impulsive choice. One important dimension of impulsivity is the ability to delay gratification (Whelan et al., 2012). Next to examining developmental patterns in impulsive choice and frontostriatal WM integrity, the current study aimed to test whether the integrity of frontostriatal WM connections mediated and predicted the ability to delay gratification across development. We were able to demonstrate that age-related increases in the preference for delayed rewards (i.e., less impulsive choice) were significantly dependent on a better quality of connections between the PFC and striatum. Moreover, the longitudinal analysis revealed that stronger connectivity between striatum and PFC predicted less impulsive choices 2 ...
ADHD is currently defined as a cognitive/behavioral developmental disorder where all clinical criteria are behavioral. Overactivity, impulsiveness, and inattentiveness are presently regarded as the main clinical symptoms [1]. These symptoms have been operationalized in a long series of translational research investigating ADHD behavior in children and animal models [29-32, 35, 36]. The present Study 2 showed that the reduced percent correct lever choice frequently observed in SHR [18, 20], is due to poorer sustained attention, not to poorer visual functions or poorer working memory.. ADHD is highly heritable and the genetic and neurobiological causes are likely to reside in reduced postsynaptic effects of catecholamines on glutamatergic and GABAergic neurons [4]. These changes apparently cause less efficient reinforcement processes and deficient extinction of previously reinforced behavior [3-5].. Amphetamines and other dopamine agonists have been the drugs of choice in medication of ADHD [8, 9, ...
Norepinephrine, known as noradrenaline outside the USA, is a catecholamine and a phenethylamine with chemical formula C8H11NO3. It is released from the adrenal glands as a hormone into the blood, but it is also a neurotransmitter in the nervous system where it is released from noradrenergic neurons during synaptic transmission. It is one of the stress hormones and affects parts of the human brain where attention and impulsivity are controlled. Along with epinephrine this compound effects the fight-or-flight response, activating the sympathetic nervous system to directly increase heart rate, release energy from fat, and increase muscle readiness ...
Frequently, acting very quickly leads the child to mistakes or mishaps.. In 1989 Kaufman notes that impulsive behavior is normal for young pupils who, nevertheless, learn alternative ways of action while growing up. Other ...
The principal findings were that genetics can contribute to variability in both impulsive choice and activity and that the genetic elements predicted complex behavioral associations, such that mice showing high levels of impulsive choice were also more active. It is unlikely that the behavioral correlation was attributable to confounds arising from mundane commonalities in task requirements. First, the patterns of effects seen in the response bias data were highly specific and independent of any systematic effects on other aspects of task performance. Second, in previous work, we have shown dissociations between the effects of d-amphetamine on choice bias and locomotor activity that confirm the independence of behavior in the murine delayed-reinforcement task from changes in activity levels per se (Isles et al., 2003). Instead, the data were consistent with the existence of common genetic factors influencing variation in both impulsivity and locomotor activity.. The majority of the ...
Most of the patients that I see in my Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics practice have ADHD. All ADHD patients have a mixture of strengths and weaknesses just like the rest of us. Attention is a weakness. Impulsive behavior is a weakness. Absent mindedness is a weakness. I have ADHD and I am a typical absent-minded professor on occasions. However, there are many strengths that ADHD itself can provide. The endless amount of energy in ADHD individuals allows them to be involved in many things. Their schedule will often be much fuller than that of their colleagues. Their work volume will frequently be very high if they can block out distractions and interruptions. We sometimes think of ADHD as a disability. In actuality, it really depends on the situation. Sitting still in a classroom may be hard. However, having the necessary energy and stamina to see something to its conclusion is a strength. Having ADHD and being able to survive on only a few hours of sleep per night is a real advantage if ...
Although the pharmacological treatment of impulsivity represents an exciting and possibly more effective means of relieving the burden of mental health illness, precisely what is meant by impulsivity and its neurobiological substrates? 3
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... refers to extreme variations in mood between manic episodes and symptoms concurrent with Major Depression. Having all the symptomatic features of Major Depressive Disorder, Bi-Polar Disorder includes elevated mood where there is presence of impulsive behavior, overactive speech, impoverished judgment and a decreased need for sleep.
Because the associated hyperactivity often impairs their judgment, these people can cause serious problems for their friends and family, as well as for themselves, of course (for instance, by going on spending sprees, or contracting huge debts, or breaking the law). In other words, manic episodes are accompanied by impulsive behaviour that can, if left untreated, eventually destroy a persons family, career, and finances. Luckily, just as in the case of depression, drug treatment supported by psychotherapy can successfully stabilize the individuals mood and enable him or her to function again.. ...
An individual may have difficulty in paying attention, controlling the impulsive behavior, or difficulty in sitting idle at a place once in a while. For few
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Abstract: Ob-jec-ti-ve: In recent years, interest on prevalence and comorbidity of impulse control disorders is constantly increasing. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of impulse control disorders and its association with the existence of comorbid axis I disorders in young adult university exam preparatory course students. Met-hods: Two hundred and twenty-six preparatory course students aged 18-27 (mean age: 19.2) years were included in this study. Axis I diagnoses were evaluated using the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV (SCID-I). Lifetime impulse control disorders were investigated using the modified version of Minnesota Impulsive Disorders Interview. Impulsivity was measured with the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale Version 11(BIS-11).Re-sults: The prevalence rate of all impulse control disorders in our sample was 23.4% (n=55). The most common impulse control disorder subtype was impulse control disorder not otherwise specified ICD-NOS (%16.8), followed by ...
Aggression is one of the core symptoms of antisocial personality disorder (ASPD) with therapeutic and prognostic relevance. ASPD is highly prevalent among inmates, being responsible for adverse events and elevated direct and indirect economic costs for the criminal justice system. The Impulsive/Premeditated Aggression Scale (IPAS) is a self-report instrument that characterises aggression as either predominately impulsive or premeditated. This study aims to determine the validity and reliability of the IPAS in a sample of Portuguese inmates. A total of 240 inmates were included in the study. A principal component factor analysis was performed so as to obtain the construct validity of the IPAS impulsive aggression (IA) and premeditated aggression (PM) sub-scales; internal consistency was determined by Cronbachs alpha coefficient; convergent and divergent validity of the sub-scales were determined analysing correlations with the Barratt Impulsiveness scale, 11th version (BIS-11), and the Psychopathic
OBJECTIVE: The goal of this study was 2-fold, first, to compare decision making in behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia (bvFTD) patients and healthy adults using the Balloon Analog Risk Task (BART), and, second, to identify the regions of gray matter atrophy associated with bvFTD patients BART performance. BACKGROUND: Stimulus-reinforcement learning is required to evaluate the results of previously chosen actions to improve future decisions. Although there is a well established literature suggesting altered decision making in FTD patients and data from lesion studies suggest orbitofrontal cortex (OFC) involvement in decision making, there is very little research looking at the brain correlates of decision making in FTD populations specifically. METHOD: Twenty-seven bvFTD patients and 19 age-matched and education-matched normal controls completed the BART. Voxel-based morphometry analysis was performed on the magnetic resonance imaging scans of a subset of patients. RESULTS: Compared with healthy
BackgroundSeason of birth (SOB) has been associated with many physiological and psychological traits including novelty seeking and sensation seeking. Similar traits have been associated with genetic polymorphisms in the dopamine system. SOB and dopamine receptor genetic polymorphisms may independently and interactively influence similar behaviors through their common effects on the dopaminergic system.Methodology/Principal FindingsBased on a sample of 195 subjects, we examined whether SOB was associated with impulsivity, sensation seeking and reproductive behaviors. Additionally we examined potential interactions of dopamine receptor genes with SOB for the same set of traits. Phenotypes were evaluated using the Sociosexual Orientation Inventory, the Barratt Impulsivity Scale, the Eysenck Impulsivity Questionnaire, the Sensation Seeking Scale, and the Delay Discounting Task. Subjects were also asked about their age at first sex as well as their desired age at the birth of their first child. The dopamine
Accepted Jongsma G, Barej M, Barratt CD, Burger M, Conradie W, Greenbaum E, Hirschfeld M, Leache A, Penner J, Portik DM, Rödel MO, Blackburn D (accepted). Diversity and biogeography of frogs in the genus Amnirana (Anura: Ranidae) across sub-Saharan Africa. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 2017 Bwong BA, Nyamache JO, Malonza PK, Wasonga DV, JM Ngwava, Barratt CD,…
The impulsive adults spoke loudly and were talkative as children, but those who rated low on impulsivity were fearful or timid. Children rated humble by their teachers were likely to seek reassurance or express insecurity as adults.. Nave says that while the study suggests that personality traits demonstrate consistency from childhood to adulthood, they arent set for life.. "We are finding that there is a remarkable degree of stability across time," he says. "That does not mean that you cant change your personality. It just may be a little more difficult that we thought.". He continues, "One of the big questions Ive gotten is what you do as a teacher or parent when youve identified a child a certain way. If we find out early on that a child is shy, we can give the child opportunities at a young age to engage with other people. But we shouldnt put unrealistic demands on our children to be totally different than what they really are. We should appreciate who they are and not try and make them ...
Ribosomal s6 kinase 2 is a growth factor activated serine/threonine kinase and member of the ERK signaling pathway. Mutations in the Rsk2 gene cause Coffin-Lowry syndrome, a rare syndromic form of intellectual disability. The Rsk2 KO mouse model was shown to have learning and memory defects. We focused on the investigation of the emotional behavioral phenotype of Rsk2 KO mice mainly in the IntelliCage. They exhibited an anti-depressive, sucrose reward seeking phenotype and showed reduced anxiety. Spontaneous activity was increased in some conventional tests. However, KO mice did not show defects in place learning, working memory and motor impulsivity. In addition, we found changes of the monoaminergic system in HPLC and qRT-PCR experiments. Taken together, RSK2 not only plays a role in cognitive processes but also in emotional and reward-related behaviors. ...
The presentation panels will run concurrently in 11 rooms throughout the building, except during lunch (noon-1 p.m.), and are free and open to the University community.. Capstone projects are the culmination of three to four semesters of independent research, professional and creative work by students from across the schools and colleges of the University. Working with a faculty advisor, the students design, research and complete a significant project in their major field of study.. Among the topics that students are presenting on this year are corporate social responsibility and business activity; political communications; cationic peptides; cross-cultural adoption and identity; the history of sound design in advertising; offshoring of audit work; cell migratory patterns; education reform in Chile and the United States; conflict resources in sub-Saharan Africa; the effects of DRD4 and impulsivity on alcohol consumption; and resistance exercise and vascular and cognitive function.. Formats for ...
Traditionally, impulsive and compulsive behaviors have been categorized as fundamentally distinct. However, patients often exhibit both of these behaviors. This common comorbidity has sparked renewed interest in the factors contributing to the disorders in which these behaviors are prominent. Impulsivity and Compulsivity applies a provocative spectrum model to this psychopathology. The spectrum model is consistent with a dimensional model for psychopathology and considers the dynamic interaction of biopsychosocial forces in the development of impulsive and compulsive disorders.. In this important work on impulsive/compulsive psychopathology, leading researchers and clinicians share their expertise on the phenomenological, biological, psychodynamic, and treatment aspects of these disorders. Differential diagnosis, comorbidity of the impulsive-compulsive spectrum of disorders, and assessment by the seven-factor model of temperament and character are discussed. Chapters are also dedicated to the ...
The ADHDRS-IV consists of 18 items designed to reflect symptoms of ADHD. Each item is scored on a scale of 0 (Never or rarely) to 3 (Very Often). The subscales of the ADHDRS-IV included the Inattention and the hyperactivity/Impulsivity subscales (total possible score range, 0-54). The Inattention subscale consists of the sum of 9 items: 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13, 15, and 17. The Hyperactivity/Impulsivity subscale consists of the sum of 9 items: 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, and ...
Albein-Urios, Natalia, Martinez-Gonzalez, José Miguel, Lozano, Óscar, Moreno-López, Laura, Soriano-Mas, Carles and Verdejo-Garcia, Antonio 2013, Negative urgency, disinhibition and reduced temporal pole gray matter characterize the comorbidity of cocaine dependence and personality disorders, Drug and alcohol dependence, vol. 132, no. 1 to 2, pp. 231-237, doi: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2013.02.008. ...
Two studies investigated the role of impulsivity in procrastinators problems. In the first study, 147 freshmen completed questionnaires measuring the Big Five personality factors, a broad impulsivity scale, and Lays general procrastination scale, and their perceptions concerning a compulsory course. The data revealed that procrastination was closely related to a lack of perseverance, that is, the inability to complete projects. This relation explained a large part of the well documented relation between conscientiousness and procrastination. In the second study, a subsample of these students was followed up during 11 weeks before their exams. They had to provide their study intentions and behaviour, the reasons why they failed to enact their intentions, and the perceived impact of studying on their final grade. The data revealed that all students tend to postpone the bulk of their study activities to the last week before an exam, and that this trend could nicely be described by a hyperbolic ...
Too much time spent playing video games may lead to impulsive behavior and attention problems in children, and vice versa, according to a new study. In other wo
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