Neural and/or hormonal Mechanisms in Aggression

1. What did Lavine find?

  • In clinical studies of antidepressants (increases serotonin levels) impulsive aggression and irritability were reduced
  • Amphetamines are drugs that increase dopamine increased aggressive behaviour
  • Anti-psychotic drugs (reduces dopamine) increased aggressive behaviour
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2. Which study found that drugs that decrease serotonin levels increase measures of hostility?

  • Archer et al.
  • Scarbo and Raine
  • Mann et al.
  • Bond

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

  • Buitlaar
  • Bond
  • Vikeuken
  • Scarbo and Raine

4. Low levels of serotonin....

  • No aggression
  • Highly aggressive
  • Passive Aggressive

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

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

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