Raine - Antisocial and aggressive behaviour

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What was Raine's aim?
To take a multi-factoral approach to understanding antisocial and aggressive behaviour in children with a biological focus.
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Describe the methodology of Raine's research
Review article.
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What was the procedure in Raine's study?
To review and summarise findings from a selection of articles covering neuropsychological, neurological and brain-imaging studies and report findings as they relate to antisocial behaviour through a child's development.
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What were the findings about heart rate?
Believes a low resting heart rate is a good predictor of an individual who will seek excitement to raise their arousal level, creating a fearless temperment.
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What did new research suggest about the brain?
The brain is still forming its final connections in the pre-frontal lobes right up to the early twenties.
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What is activity in pre-frontal lobes like in impulsive individuals?
Activity in pre-frontal lobes shown to be lower in impulsive individuals who are antisocial and aggressive.
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What does this activity in impulsive individuals explain?
Explains why offending peaks during adolescene.
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What factors add to the risk of offending?
Poor parenting, birth complications add to the risk. As do physical abuse, malnutrition, smoking and drinking during pregnancy.
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What was concluded as an effective treatment?
Early intervention and prevention may be an effective way of reversing biological defects that predispose to antisocial and aggressive behaviour.
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