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Dimensions of Impulsivity in Gambling Disorder

About the Course:

This course discusses the role of impulsivity in Gambling Disorder. It includes the model proposed by MacKillop et al., delay discounting, sensation seeking, associations between impulsivity, associations between impulsivity measures, impulsivity tendencies, the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale (BIS-11), GD severity, and the UPPS-P model.

This course is based on the article, Dimensions of Impulsivity in Gambling Disorder created by Gemma Mestre-Bach and Trevor Steward, PhD in 2020.

Publication Date:

Jan 2020

Course Material Authors

Gemma Mestre-Bach

Dr. Mestre-Bach, is a researcher in the Psychiatry research group at Bellvitge Hospital and current lecturer at the International University of La Rioja, and has obtained the Extraordinary Doctorate Award from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of the UB. HIs work has been published in multiple peer reviewed journals.

Trevor Steward, PhD

Dr. Trevor Steward is a NHMRC/MRFF Fellow investigating the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders. His research focuses on using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to understand how the brain regulates emotions and reframes negative beliefs. He has had more than 50 works published in peer reviewed journals.

Course Creator

L.A. Rankin

L.A. Rankin is a social worker with experience in many different settings with a variety of clients. She has worked with dementia and Alzheimers patients, dual diagnosis MH/MR, in a battered women’s shelter, and a rape crisis center. She also has 11 years of experience as a child protective social worker, where she earned certificates in domestic abuse/family violence and substance abuse.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Acknowledge the link between impulsivity and gambling disorder.

  2. Identify the 5 factors in the UPPS-P model and the domains in the model proposed in the article.

  3. Summarize the risk factors for gambling onset and gambling severity.

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Course Number 103030
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