Research topic: the impetus behind feuds
- Drugging Aggression Behind Bars. Knoll IV, James L.; Wilbur, Robert // Correctional Mental Health Report;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p17
The article discusses the use of prescription drugs for treating aggression among prison inmates in the U.S.
- Distinguishing instrumental and hostile aggression: Does it make a difference? Atkins, Marc S.; Stoff, David M. // Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology;Aug1993, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p355
Evaluates an analogue task of instrumental and hostile aggression during a competitive game in eight- to 14-year-old clinically referred boys. Modification to minimize overlap between aggressive responses; Correlation of the hostile aggressive response with continuous performance task impulsive...
- Modeling aggression in the workplace: The role of role models. Goulet, Laurel R. // Academy of Management Executive;May97, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p84
The article cites a study conducted by researchers from the University of Dayton which sought to determine the factors that may contribute to workplace aggression in the U.S. The researchers suggest that much of workplace aggression is possibly a function of modeling behavior. They surveyed 189...
- Angry Fish. // Ranger Rick;Feb2012, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p6
The article discusses research by scientist Ronald Oldfield who studies incidences of aggression by cichlids, a popular aquarium fish.
- Voice of reason needs serotonin. Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist;9/24/2011, Vol. 211 Issue 2831, p22
The article looks at research published in the journal "Biological Psychiatry" by a team led by Luca Passamonti that found that people with less of the neurotransmitter serotonin overreact aggressively due to reduced communication between the brain's amygdala regions and prefrontal cortex.
- Anger Management. // Self;Oct2013, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p139
The article offers information on the study published in the journal "Cognition & Emotion" which says that staring at the sun can increase feelings of aggression by 44 percent.
- Aggression, written across your face. // New Scientist;8/23/2008, Vol. 199 Issue 2670, p17
The article focuses on a study on male ice-hockey players which suggests the use of face proportions to gauge the level of man's aggression.
- Sensitivity and specificity of the Overt Aggression Scale in schizophrenic patients. // Actas Espanolas de Psiquiatria;mar2004, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p71
INTRODUCTION: Research focused on the assessment of violent behavior in schizophrenic patients has been hindered by the lack of clinical instruments adapted to the Mexican psychiatric population. This study aimed to obtain sensitivity and specificity data as well as the most adequate cutoff...
- PREDICTORS OF AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIORS IN PARTICIPANTS OF ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS. Cohen-Mansfield, J.; Werner, P. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p36
Aggressive behaviors (AB) place elderly persons and their caregivers at risk. In order to clarify predictors of AB, 200 community-residing participants of 5 senior day care centers were followed for an average of 2 years. 66% were female; mean age was 80.0. Both activity directors at the adult...