Neural and/or hormonal Mechanisms in Aggression

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1. Which study found that castration(reducing testosterone levels) of schizophrenics (High dopamine levels) had no effect on aggressive tendencies?

  • Bremmer
  • Virkkunen
  • Dabbs et al.
  • Wagner et al.
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2. High levels of dopamine are linked to .....

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

3. Alternative theory

  • Griffiths' biopsychosocial theory
  • Diathesis-Stress

4. Which study found that drugs that decrease serotonin levels increase measures of hostility?

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

5. What did Archer et al. find?

  • Low levels of cortisol in habitual violent offenders
  • 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

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