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Apathy symptoms modulate motivational decision making on the Iowa gambling task.

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BACKGROUND: The present study represents an initial attempt to assess the role of apathy in motivated decision making on the Iowa Gambling Task. Clinical descriptions of patients with apathy highlight deficits in the cognitive, emotional and behavioural aspects of goal directed activity, yet standard neurocognitive tests of these measures fail to demonstrate reliable sensitivity to the disorder. Available research suggests the Iowa Gambling Task is a robust test of complex emotional socio-ex...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1744-9081-8-63

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Behavioral and brain functions : BBF Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
63
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1744-9081
ISSN:
1744-9081
Source identifiers:
379707
Language:
English
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2013-11-17

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