Functional, dysfunctional impulsivity and sensation seeking in medical staff

Published: 2 December 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/vdc47tmgmb.1
Stanislava Stoyanova


The participants in this study were recruited in several Bulgarian hospitals and universities in 2018. They were 422 and 323 out of them were workers in the area of medical care, 99 out of them were medical students who already practiced in hospitals. Data were collected by means of Radoslavova and Velichkov’s (2005) questionnaire measuring sensation seeking, functional impulsivity and dysfunctional impulsivity . The source is: Radoslavova, M., & Velichkov, A. (2005). Metodi za psihodiagnostika [Methods for psychodiagnostics]. Sofia: Pandora prim. Data are stored as a csv file, and as a jasp file (JASP Team. (2020). JASP (Version 0.14) [Computer software]. The variables are: Gender - male, female size of place of residence and medical practice - village, town, city, capital specialty (medical doctors, nurses, midwifes, speech therapists, kinesitherapists, psychotherapists, consultative and clinical psychologists) coded specialty - medical workers, medical students annual family income - low, medium, high age averaged scores on functional impulsivity, dysfunctional impulsivity, and sensation seeking (total score on each scale was divided into the number of the items in the scale to be compared)