Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders
  • Author : Melissa Buelow
  • Release Date : 01 July 2020
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Psychology
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128150023

Download or read book entitled Risky Decision Making in Psychological Disorders written by Melissa Buelow and published by Academic Press online. This book was released on 01 July 2020 with total pages 300. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 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 behavioral 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.