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The Neurobiology of Agression

  • Frederick R. Hine
  • George L. Maddox
  • Redford B. WilliamsJr.
  • Robert C. Carson
  • Redford B. WilliamsJr.

Abstract

As noted in the previous chapter, it is convenient to subdivide aggressive behavior into two general types, affective and predatory. In addition to the differing behavioral characteristics of these two types of aggressive behavior, there is considerable evidence that they also have different neurobiological substrates. In this chapter we shall review this evidence, concluding with a consideration of the implications of the experimental studies, conducted almost exclusively in animal models, for aggressive behavior in humans.

Keywords

Aggressive Behavior Mouse Killer Human Aggression Denervation Supersensitivity Chronic Immobilization Stress 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Frederick R. Hine
    • 1
  • George L. Maddox
    • 2
  • Redford B. WilliamsJr.
    • 1
  • Robert C. Carson
    • 3
  • Redford B. WilliamsJr.
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Duke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Center for the Study of Aging and Human DevelopmentDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Department of PsychologyDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  4. 4.Department of PsychiatryDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA
  5. 5.Department of PediatricsDuke University Medical CenterDurhamUSA

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