publication . Article . 2014

The development of a brief self-report questionnaire to measure 'recent' Rash Impulsivity: A preliminary investigation of its validity and association with recent alcohol consumption

Mayhew, Matthew J.; Powell, Jane H.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 Apr 2014
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Background\ud \ud Traditionally, impulsivity has been regarded as a stable trait. However, a series of longitudinal and behavioural laboratory studies has found that impulsivity can fluctuate within individuals, suggesting that it has a state as well as a trait manifestation. Whilst existing impulsivity questionnaires tap the former, there is no self-report instrument to assess recent fluctuations in impulsivity.\ud \ud Research aims and design\ud \ud The present study set out to develop and undertake preliminary validation of a measure of ‘recent’ impulsivity, focusing in particular on Rash Impulsivity. Part of the construct validation of the resulting Recent R...
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