Impulse Control Disorders and Impulsivity: Future Directions

Marc N. Potenza and Jon E. Grant

in The Oxford Handbook of Impulse Control Disorders

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780195389715
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Library of Psychology

Impulse Control Disorders and Impulsivity: Future Directions

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Although research funding for impulse control disorders has been lacking, the last several years have seen an explosion in the amount of research and clinical information on these fairly common and debilitating behaviors. This information has been helpful in developing improved prevention and treatment strategies for many people. Despite these advances, substantial gaps remain in our understanding of impulse control disorders. The field of impulse control disorders therefore remains an important frontier in clinical research.

Keywords: funding; research; advances; treatment; prevention

Article.  1513 words. 

Subjects: Psychology ; Clinical Psychology

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