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Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders

  • ID: 4911791
  • Book
  • July 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 300 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders provides readers with a detailed examination of how risky decision making is affected by a wide array of individual psychological disorders. The book starts by providing important background information on the construct of risky decision making, the assessment of risky decision making, and the neuroscience behind such decision making. The Iowa Gambling Task, Balloon Analogue Risk Task, and other behavioural measures are covered, as are topics such as test reliability and the pros and cons of utilizing tasks that have strong practice effects. The book then moves into how risky decision making is affected by specific psychological disorders, such as addictive behaviors, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, schizophrenia, sleep disorders, eating disorders, and more.

  • Explores how risky decision making is affected by different psychological disorders
  • Examines risky decision making and ADHD, psychosis, mood/anxiety disorders, and more
  • Synthesizes the research on risky decision making
  • Discusses merits/limitations of the Iowa Gambling Task and other behavioural measures
  • Covers risky decision making and its associations with other executive functions
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1. Introduction to Risky Decision Making 2. Measurement of Risky Decision Making 3. Reliability and Validity of Risky Decision Making Tasks 4. Neuroscience of Risky Decision Making 5. Associations with other Executive Functions 6. Addictive Behaviors 7. Schizophrenia 8. Anxiety Disorders 9. Mood Disorders 10. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder 11. Eating Disorders 12. Sleep Disorders 13. Dementia Versus Normal Aging 14. Traumatic Brain Injury 15. Movement Disorders 16. Epilepsy and Stroke 17. Pain

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Buelow, Melissa
Associate Professor, Ohio State University, where she teaches Introductory Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, and courses in clinical psychology and neuropsychology. Her research program focuses on decision making and other executive functions, specifically investigating emotionally-based decision making, its predictors, and its outcomes. She has authored dozens of papers, is a member of APA's Division 40, the Association for Psychological Science, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, among other groups, and received the 2015 Thomas J. Evans Teaching Excellence Award for Junior Faculty at The Ohio State University. Associate Professor, Ohio State University, where she teaches Introductory Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, and courses in clinical psychology and neuropsychology. Her research program focuses on decision making and other executive functions, specifically investigating emotionally-based decision making, its predictors, and its outcomes. She has authored dozens of papers, is a member of APA's Division 40, the Association for Psychological Science, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, among other groups, and received the 2015 Thomas J. Evans Teaching Excellence Award for Junior Faculty at The Ohio State University.
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