Neurobiology of Aggression: Understanding and Preventing Violence

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Author: Mark P Mattson
Publisher: Humana Press
Pages: 336
Language: english
Year: 2003
ISBN 10: Unknown
ISBN 13: 9781588291882
Series: Contemporary Neuroscience
Edition: 1
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Synopsis

This interdisciplinary review of the cellular and molecular basis of aggression shows how the nerve cell circuitry and the neurochemistry that mediates aggressive behaviors are modified by various environmental and genetic factors. The authors focus on the links to cognition...