UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale (UPPS)

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Available Test Forms

SUPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale

The short version of the UPPS-P as discussed in Cyders et al (2014).
Duration: 1.5 minutes
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UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale

The UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale as described in Whiteside & Lynam (2001).
Duration: 3 minutes
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UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale

The UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale as made available by Dr. Lynam at http://www1.psych.purdue.edu/~dlynam/uppspage.htm.
Duration: 5 minutes
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Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale (UPPS).

Whiteside, S. P., & Lynam, D. R. (2001). The Five Factor Model and impulsivity: using a structural model of personality to understand impulsivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 30(4), 669-689.

Whiteside, S. P., Lynam, D. R., Miller, J. D., & Reynolds, S. K. (January 01, 2005). Validation of the UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale: A Four-Factor Model of Impulsivity. European Journal of Personality, 19, 7, 559-574.

Magid, V., & Colder, C. R. (November 01, 2007). The UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale: Factor structure and associations with college drinking. Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 7, 1927-1937.

Miller, D. J., Derefinko, K. J., Lynam, D. R., Fillmore, M. T., & Fillmore, M. T. (January 01, 2010). Impulsivity and Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder: Subtype Classification Using the UPPS Impulsive Behavior Scale. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 3, 323-332.

Cyders, M. A. (January 01, 2013). Impulsivity and the Sexes: Measurement and Structural Invariance of the UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior Scale. Assessment, 20, 1, 86-97.

Carlson, S. R., Pritchard, A. A., & Dominelli, R. M. (January 01, 2013). Externalizing behavior, the UPPS-P Impulsive Behavior scale and Reward and Punishment Sensitivity. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 2, 202-207.


UPPS in doc form. Source material for the UPPS from Dr.Donald R. Lynam's Developmental Psychopathology, Psychopathy, and Personality Lab.