Neural and hormonal mechanisms in human aggression

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Mann et al
Drug that depletes serotonin - higher levels of aggression in men
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Couppis et al
Individuals may intentionally seek out aggressive encounters because of the dopamine release.
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Raleigh et al
Vervet monkeys - diets that increased serotonin levels = less aggressive behaviour
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Scerbo and Raine
Meta analysis - no difference in dopamine levels
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Albert et al
Testosterone link is inconclusive based on sample size, research method etc.
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McBurnett et al
Children with low cortisol levels = 3x more likely to be aggressive sooner
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