By The Studio of Mental Health and Psychology addiction counselling Delay Discounting One of the main features of impulsivity is dysfunctional decision making. In impulsive dysfunctional decision making, immediate rewards (e.g. satisfying effects of alcohol or drug use, avoiding/escaping emotional or physical suffering/pain, anxiety) are preferred over more substantial but delayed adverse consequences (e.g. relationship … Continue reading Delay Discounting at the Core of Impulsive Behaviour
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