Neuroscience of Aggression

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Klaus A. Miczek, Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg
Springer, Aug 27, 2014 - Medical - 479 pages
This volume assembles the leading aggression researchers both at the preclinical and clinical level. They review the current state of knowledge about neural mechanisms of aggressive behavior and point to the need for innovative methodologies to further our understanding of this greatly understudied set of behaviors.
 

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Contents

Studies in Rodents
3
Studies in Primates
45
An Analysis Sensitive to Behavioral Characteristics Glucocorticoid Secretion Patterns and Neural Mechanisms
72
312 Sensory Hormonal and Neural Basis of Maternal Aggression in Rodents
111
273 Nitric Oxide and Serotonin Interactions in Aggression
131
A Wonderful Artifact or a Useful Perspective on Escalation and Pathology in Aggression? A Viewpoint
143
283 The Role of Serotonin Vasopressin and SerotoninVasopressin Interactions in Aggressive Behavior
189
Neuromodulation of Attachment and Conflict in Voles
229
The Role of MAOA
297
262 Early Development of Physical Aggression and Early Risk Factors for Chronic Physical Aggression in Humans
314
Phenotypes and Neurobiology
329
When Paralimbic Dysfunction Leads to Violence
369
266 Antisocial and Callous Behaviour in Children
394
261 Aggression in Children and Adolescents
421
258 Translational Clinical Neuroscience Perspectives on the Cognitive and Neurobiological Mechanisms Underlying AlcoholRelated Aggression
443
Index
475

Part IIClinical Research
265
260 GeneEnvironment Interactions in the Etiology of Human Violence
266

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