Decision making

Chronic work stress and decreased vagal tone impairs decision making and reaction time in jockeys.

Authors: Hale MW, Horan B, Kingsley M, Kinsella G, Landolt K, Maruff P, O'Halloran PD, Wright BJ

Journal: Psychoneuroendocrinology

The inverse relationship between acute stress and decision-making is well documented, but few studies have investigated the impact of chronic stress. Jockeys work exhaustive schedules and have extremely dangerous occupations, with safe performance requiring quick reaction […]

Neuropsychological Impairment and Its Association with Violence Risk in Japanese Forensic Psychiatric Patients: A Case-Control Study.

Authors: Hashimoto K, Hirabayashi N, Igarashi Y, Imai A, Kuroda O, Kuroki N, Nagata T, Nakane J, Nishinaka H, Omori M, Sakikawa N

Journal: Public Library of Science One

BACKGROUND: In Japan, the legislation directing treatment of offenders with psychiatric disorders was enacted in 2005. Neuropsychological impairment is highly related to functional outcomes in patients with psychiatric disorders, and several studies have suggested an association […]

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