Example sentences for: impulsivity

How can you use “impulsivity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Fortunately, ADHD patients often responded to pharmacological and behavior therapies, with results that included improved task persistence, decreased impulsivity and distractability, and for some, greater success with weight control efforts.

  • The nature of the connections, to the extent that they exist, between attention and obesity is of course not at all clear, but the results may point to forms of attentional components and impulsivity playing a role in the onset or continuation of obesity, or that attentional mechanisms are linked in some way to metabolic and energy storage regulation.

  • DSM-IV ADHD subtyping, strictly applied, is likely to have limited correlation to neurobiological processes (assuming processes reflect impulsivity or disinhibition), since the level of symptomatic behavior required for diagnosing DSM-IV H/I or Combined subtypes is higher than nearly all ADHD adults will display, even if substantial H/I behavior is evident.

  • The role of impulsivity in this correlation is important, given that impulsive behavior is common in adolescents with ADHD, pointing to a connection between ADHD and development of obesity, an idea consistent with our clinical observation that impulsive eating behaviors are common in adult and adolescent OB+ADHD patients.


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