Human Aggression: Theories, Research, and Implications for Social Policy
Russell G. Geen, Edward D. Donnerstein
Elsevier, Aug 20, 1998 - Psychology - 309 pages
For centuries, scholars have debated the causes of aggression and the means to reduce its occurrence. Human Aggression brings together internationally recognized experts discussing the most current psychological research on the causes and prevention of aggression. Scholars, policy makers, practitioners, and those generally concerned with the growing issue of aggression find this a much needed reference work. Topics include how aggression is related to the usage of drugs, how temperature affects aggression, the effect of the mass media on aggression, violence by men against women, and the treatment of anger/aggression in clinical settings. The book also provides a comprehensive review of theory and methodology in the study of aggression.
* Presents the latest research findings from internationally recognized researchers
* Familiarizes the reader with implications of aggression research
* Examines the causes and prevention of aggression
* Offers perspectives for both the researcher and policy maker
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Integrating Experimental and Nonexperimental Findings
The Role of Stress Pain and Negative Affect
Chapter 4 The Role of Social Information Processing and Cognitive Schema in the Acquisition and Maintenance of Habitual Aggressive Behavior
High SelfEsteem Low SelfControl and Ego Threat
Chapter 6 Psychoactive Drugs and Human Aggression
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