The International Society for Research on Impulsivity is a nonprofit scientific society founded to promote research collaboration on impulsivity and impulse control disorders by scientists around the world.
The purpose of this society is to foster international research collaboration on impulsivity and its psychiatric and social consequences.
The goals of the International Society for Research on Impulsivity
The goals of the society include:
- Establishment of guidelines for measurement of impulsivity which would make comparisons across research projects more meaningful
- Examination of the current diagnostic criteria for disorders of impulse control based on results of biological, social, cognitive, and behavioral research
- Dissemination of clinical and pre-clinical impulsivity research to other researchers and clinicians through symposia, publication, and newsletters.