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How Impulsivity Relates to Compulsive Buying and the Burden Perceived by Caregivers after Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

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Published in Psychopathology. 2011, vol. 44, no. 3, p. 158-164
Abstract Impulsivity is a core feature in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The aim of the study is to investigate how a specific dimension of impulsivity, namely urgency (the tendency to act rashly when distressed), might shed new light on the aetiology of compulsive buying proneness in patients with TBI and to explore how urgency and compulsive buying relate to the burden perceived by the caregivers. Sampling and
Keywords Adaptation, PsychologicalAdultBrain Injuries/complications/psychologyCaregivers/psychologyCompulsive Behavior/etiology/psychologyExecutive FunctionFemaleHumansImpulsive Behavior/etiology/psychologyInjury Severity ScoreMaleMiddle AgedQuestionnaires
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PMID: 21372628
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Research groups Affective sciences
Unité de psychopathologie et neuropsychologie cognitive (UPNC)
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ROCHAT, Lucien et al. How Impulsivity Relates to Compulsive Buying and the Burden Perceived by Caregivers after Moderate-to-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. In: Psychopathology, 2011, vol. 44, n° 3, p. 158-164. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:29464

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