Neural and/or hormonal Mechanisms in Aggression

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1. What did Archer et al. find?

  • The link between aggression and testosterone is higher in females than males
  • Castration(reducing testosterone levels) of schizophrenics (High dopamine levels) had no effect on aggressive tendencies
  • Low levels of cortisol in habitual violent offenders
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2. High levels of dopamine are linked to .....

  • Aggression
  • Low Levels of aggression
  • Not a lot of aggression going on

3. Which study found that anti-psychotic drugs (reduces dopamine) increased aggressive behaviour?

  • Buitlaar
  • Bond
  • Lavine

4. Which study found in clinical studies of antidepressants (increases serotonin levels) impulsive aggression and irritability were reduced?

  • Vikeuken
  • Bond
  • Scarbo and Raine
  • Buitlaar

5. Which study found that castrated male mice showed decreased aggression which then increased when given testosterone?

  • Mann et al.
  • Wagner et al.
  • Archer et al.
  • Dabbs et al.


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