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The Relationship Between Impulsivity and Control Over Drinking on IV Alcohol Self-Administration in Non-Dependent Drinkers

Friday, September 16, 2016 — Poster Session IV

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
FAES Terrace


  • CL Vaughan
  • BL Stangl
  • ME Sloan
  • VA Ramchandani


Impaired control is a significant marker of alcohol use disorder (AUD), and an important target of intervention approaches. However, the relationship between impaired control, impulsivity traits, and alcohol consumption in non-dependent drinkers is less clear. This study aimed to characterize the relationship between impaired control of alcohol consumption, impulsivity traits, and intravenous alcohol self-administration (IV-ASA) in non-dependent drinkers, using the Computer Assisted Infusion System (CAIS). Results showed a strong association between the AUDIT measures and impulsivity scores from the UPPS-P, DD, and the NEO including the N-Impulsive measure (all p’s

Category: Social and Behavioral Sciences