*Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder controversies

Girls tend to show fewer behavioral problems, show fewer aggressive behaviors, are less impulsive, and are less hyperactive ... Typically, females with ADHD exhibit less disruptive behaviors and more internalizing behaviors. ... These patterns of behavior are less likely to disrupt the classroom or home setting, therefore allowing parents and teachers to ... A 2008 review found that the use of stimulants improved teachers' and parents' ratings of behavior; however, it did not improve ...

*Intermittent explosive disorder

Impulsive behavior, and especially impulsive violence predisposition has been correlated to a low brain serotonin turnover rate ... The diagnosis required: several episodes of impulsive behavior that result in serious damage to either persons or property, ... this genotype is found more commonly in individuals with impulsive behavior. IED may also be associated with lesions in the ... increasing the incidence of impulsive and aggressive behavior and the inability to predict the outcomes of an individual's own ...

*Finite-difference time-domain method

FDTD treats impulsive behavior naturally. Being a time-domain technique, FDTD directly calculates the impulse response of an ... FDTD treats nonlinear behavior naturally. Being a time-domain technique, FDTD directly calculates the nonlinear response of an ... A. Deinega; I. Valuev (2011). "Long-time behavior of PML absorbing boundaries for layered periodic structures". Comp. Phys. ... and the process is repeated over and over again until the desired transient or steady-state electromagnetic field behavior is ...

*Impulsivity

It is theorized that impulsive behavior reflects a deficit in this ability to inhibit a response; impulsive people may find it ... Aggressive behavior has traditionally been classified into two distinct subtypes, impulsive or premeditated. Impulsive ... Lifetime History of Impulsive Behaviors (LHIB). is a 53-item questionnaire designed to assess lifetime history of impulsive ... UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale (UPPS-P) is a revised version of the UPPS, including 59 items. It assesses an additional ...

*Personality and Individual Differences

"Dimensions of impulsive behavior: Personality and behavioral measures". Personality and Individual Differences. 40 (2): 305. ... Articles often use techniques such as structural equation modeling and psychometric analysis of scales, or behavior genetic and ...

*Richard Kogan (physician)

... he was no longer prone to impulsive behavior. And, unlike so many conduct-disordered children, he didn't have any antisocial or ... And he had clear, overt, psychotic behavior, especially at the end of his life. It is difficult to factor in how much his ... irregular behavior and eccentricities were influenced or exacerbated by his progressive hearing loss. When I talk to audiences ...

*Driven to Distraction (1994)

... impulsive behavior, and perceived irresponsibility; Compulsive behavior and low self-esteem The authors then discuss strategies ...

*Chinese opera

Green denotes impulsive behavior, violence, no self-restraint or self-control. Red stands for bravery or loyalty. Black denotes ...

*Paul Baltes

During childhood, individuals have difficulty effectively regulating their actions and impulsive behaviors. Scholars have noted ... Behavior Genetics, 30(6), 487-495. Ramsden, S., Richardson, F. M., Josse, G., Thomas, M. S., Ellis, C., Shakeshaft, C., . . . ... Undesired development or behaviors could potentially be prevented or ameliorated. Neuronal plasticity, or the capability of the ... The result of this process is an age-related increase in specialized styles and behaviors in order to enhance efficiency and ...

*Striatum

Fineberg, NA; Potenza, MN (November 2009). "Probing compulsive and impulsive behaviors, from animal models to endophenotypes: a ... This inflexible behavior originates in defects in the pre-frontal cortex as well as the striatal circuits. The defects in the ... ISBN 978-0-07-148127-4. VTA DA neurons play a critical role in motivation, reward-related behavior (Chapter 15), attention, and ... The brain reward circuitry that is targeted by addictive drugs normally mediates the pleasure and strengthening of behaviors ...

*Restraint bias

... is the tendency for people to overestimate their ability to control impulsive behavior. An inflated self-control ... How the Illusion of Self-Restraint Promotes Impulsive Behavior" (PDF). Psychological Science. 20 (12): 1523-1528. doi:10.1111/j ... Some of the cues make the individual act on or engage in that behavior or act to prevent the individual from taking action. ... These impulses provide information about the current state and behavior needed to keep the body satisfied. Empathy Gap Effect: ...

*Rs6311

"Involvement of a polymorphism in the 5-HT2A receptor gene in impulsive behavior". Psychopharmacology. 187 (1): 30-35. doi: ... traits measured with the Temperament and Character Inventory or with a psychological task measuring impulsive behavior. The SNP ...

*Nikki Betancourt

Generally tough, her impulsive behavior has somewhat mellowed over the course of the series. Raised with one brother, Nikki ... She is impulsive, and in "Decoy Effect" is reprimanded by boss Don Eppes. She has yet to get used to the technical jargon used ...

*Transference focused psychotherapy

... and impulsive behaviors. Due to their high reactivity to environmental stimuli, patients with BPD often experience dramatic and ... In this study neither group was associated with a significant change in self-harming behaviors. Prior to treatment and at four- ... BPD often experience intolerable feelings of emptiness that they attempt to fill with impulsive and self-damaging behaviors, ... The major goals of TFP are to reduce suicidality and self-injurious behaviors, and to facilitate better behavioral control, ...

*Eating recovery

These impulsive behaviors can drive mindless, rigid, stereotyped responses such those seen with eating disorders. In eating ... Under the sway of emotions, eating disorder behavior may become impulsive, "automatic", and mindless. In eating recovery, ... In eating recovery, the goal is to shift patients from emotion-motivated behavior to values-motivated behavior through self- ... and engage in behaviors that align with their core values while avoiding behaviors of a conflicting nature. Chronic anxiety is ...

*Entropy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Spike and Anya get dressed and act awkwardly and embarrassed about their impulsive behavior. As Spike leaves the shop, Xander ...

*Vincent van Gogh's health

Reports of his reckless and indecisive yet impulsive behavior all point towards bipolar disorder. Things like pursuing the work ... Van Meekeren proposes borderline personality disorder as the most likely explanation for van Gogh's behavior. Dr. John G. ... Bipolar disorder is characterized by manic and depressive episodes; manic episodes feature reckless behavior, euphoria, and ... Regardless of the premorbid personality of Vincent (impulsive and emotionally unstable), these crises with disturbance of ...

*Citalopram

There are studies suggesting that citalopram can be useful in reducing aggressive and impulsive behavior. It appears to be ... raising doubts whether SSRIs are effective for treating repetitive behavior in children with autism. Some research suggests ...

*Wire in the Blood

While generally conscientious, his temper occasionally gets the better of him, leading to impulsive behavior. At the end of the ...

*List of What I Like About You characters

As a result, she can become stressed and frustrated very easily, particularly by Holly's impulsive behavior. Despite her ...

*Personality disorder

... manipulative and impulsive behavior. Borderline personality disorder: pervasive pattern of abrupt mood swings, instability in ... This behavior can result in maladaptive coping skills and may lead to personal problems that induce extreme anxiety, distress, ... In the 19th century, 'personality' referred to a person's conscious awareness of their behavior, a disorder of which could be ... Personality disorders are also inflexible and pervasive across many situations, largely due to the fact that such behavior may ...

*Dopamine therapy

Problems controlling impulsivity due to DRT drugs have been shown to induce impulsive forms of behavior, such as compulsive ... the ventral frontostriatal circuit will experience an overdose of dopamine that will lead to increased impulsive behavior. ...

*Classification of mental disorders

Alienists created a whole new series of diagnoses that highlighted single, impulsive behavior, such as kleptomania, dipsomania ... Individual behaviors that had long been recognized came to be grouped into syndromes. Boissier de Sauvages developed an ... In the 20th century the term became known as "psychopathy" or "sociopathy", related specifically to antisocial behavior. ... Descriptive classifications are based almost exclusively on either descriptions of behavior as reported by various observers, ...

*Fire (Wu Xing)

... and impulsive behavior. In the same way, fire provides heat and warmth, however an excess can also burn. In Chinese Medicine, ...

*Sotos syndrome

... and impulsive behaviors (impulse control disorder). Problems with speech and language are also common. Affected individuals may ...

*Goal setting

Focus on behaviors and strategies. Tailor feedback to the needs of the individual worker. Make feedback a two-way communication ... Hepler, Justin; Albarracin, Dolores; McCulloch, Kathleen C.; Noguchi, Kenji (December 2012). "Being active and impulsive: the ... To elicit some specific form of behavior from another person, it is important that this person has a clear view of what is ... In other words, goals canalize behavior. Without proper feedback channels it is impossible for employees to adapt or adjust to ...

*Gratification

The term instant gratification is often used to label the satisfactions gained by more impulsive behaviors: choosing now over ... Gratification, like all emotions, is a motivator of behavior and thus plays a role in the entire range of human social systems ...