Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Synopsis

1. Introduction Part I Biological Factors in Aggression 2. Genetic, Sexual and Hormonal Factors 3. Neural Bases 4. Neuropsychology and Human Aggression 5. Neurotransmitters and Drugs Part II Environmental and Social Factors in Aggression 6. Eliciting Stimuli 7. Conditioning and Learning 8. Sociopsychological Factors 9. Media Influences Part III Problems with Aggression in Specific Populations 10. Delinquency in Minors 11. Physical and Sexual Abuse of Children 12. Wife Abuse and Rape of Women 13. Violence in Psychiatric Populations Postscript References Author Index

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1997
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