Neurobiology of Aggression: Understanding and Preventing Violence by Mark P MattsonNeurobiology of Aggression: Understanding and Preventing Violence by Mark P Mattson

Neurobiology of Aggression: Understanding and Preventing Violence

EditorMark P Mattson

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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 and the neurotransmitter pathways that either promote or suppress violent behavior. They also examine how family environment, early life experiences, exposure to violent video games and movies, religion, and substance abuse effect violent behaviors, including participation in gangs and terrorist organizations. Various behavioral and pharmacological approaches are presented for preventing and treating personal aggression.

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Title:Neurobiology of Aggression: Understanding and Preventing ViolenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:334 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:December 9, 2010Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617374105

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Cortical and Limbic Neural Circuits Mediating Aggressive BehaviorThomas R. GreggEmotion Regulation: An Affective Neuroscience ApproachR. James R. Blair and Dennis S. CharneyThe Serotonergic Dimension of Aggression and ViolenceKlaus Peter LeschThe Neurochemical Genetics of Serotonin in Aggression, Impulsivity, and SuicideMark D. Underwood and J. John MannBehavioral and Neuropharmacological Differentiation of Offensive and Defensive Aggression in Experimental and Seminaturalistic ModelsPhilip M. Wall, D. Caroline Blanchard, and Robert J. BlanchardNeuroendocrine Stress Responses and AggressionJozsef Haller and Menno R. KrukY Chromosome and Antisocial BehaviorPierre L. Roubertoux and Michèle CarlierAggression in Psychiatric DisordersShari R. Kohn and Gregory M. AsnisAggression in Brain Injury, Aging, and Neurodegenerative DisordersMark P. MattsonEnvironmental Factors and Aggression in Nonhuman PrimatesMichael Lawrence WilsonAggression, Biology, and Context: Dejá-Vù All Over Again?Rebecca M. Young and Evan BalabanThe Family Environment in Early Life and Aggressive Behavior in Adolescents and Young AdultsSven Barnow and Harald-J. FreybergerTelevision and Movies, Rock Music and Music Videos, and Computer and Video Games: Understanding and Preventing Learned Violence in the Information Age, Susan Villani and Nandita JoshiSocial Drinking and AggressionKathryn GrahamCognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Childhood AggressionsCynthia HudleyPharmacological Intervention in AggressionDebra V. McQuade, R. Joffree Barrnett, and Bryan H. KingIndex

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"...the volume successfully conveys the recent advances in aggression research and illustrates the value of multidisciplinary approaches to the study of complex behaviors...Highly recommended." -- CHOICE