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

  • Vikeuken
  • Buitlaar
  • Bond
  • Scarbo and Raine

3. How does serotonin affect aggression?

  • Inhibits aggressive responses to emotional stimuli
  • High levels of cortisol inhibits testosterone leading to low levels of testosterone which reduces aggression
  • It activates areas of the brain dealing with aggression increasing levels of aggression
  • Stimulates aggressive responses to emotional stimuli

4. What do amphetamines also do as well as increase aggressive behaviour?

  • It increases noradrenaline which acts on the CNS and triggers the fight or flight response, so this may increase aggression.
  • Reduces dopamine

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

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


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