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Title: Examining Adolescent and Adult Substance Use from a Dual Process Cognitive Perspective
Contributor(s): Rooke, Sally Erin (author); Hine, Donald  (supervisor)orcid ; Thorsteinsson, Einar  (supervisor)orcid ; Jamieson, Graham  (supervisor)
Conferred Date: 2009
Copyright Date: 2008
Open Access: Yes
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Abstract: Dual process theories propose that humans have two cognitive systems, a rational system and an experiential (automatic, impulsive, affect-oriented) system. Previous research suggests adolescents may rely on experiential cognition more than do adults. Four studies investigated this possibility. ... Findings of the current research support the view that interventions targeting automatic responses from the experiential system could reduce substance abuse, particularly among adolescents.
Publication Type: Thesis Doctoral
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Rights Statement: Copyright 2008 - Sally Erin Rooke
HERDC Category Description: T2 Thesis - Doctorate by Research
Appears in Collections:School of Psychology
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