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Childhood Cruelty toward Animals among Criminals and Noncriminals
This paper examines the relationship between childhood cruelty toward animals and aggressive behavior among criminals and noncriminals in adulthood. Data were derived from personal interviews withExpand
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Aggression against cats, dogs and people
  • A. Felthous
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child psychiatry and human development
  • 1980
In order to investigate the nature of animal cruelty in childhood two groups of male psychiatric patients were compared: an Animal Cruelty Group and an Assaultive Group. Most in both groups showedExpand
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Childhood cruelty to animals and later aggression against people: a review.
The existing literature on the relationship between childhood cruelty to animals and later violence against people appears to be inconsistent. The authors review the controlled studies that did notExpand
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Combined homicide-suicides: a review.
Although the rate of combined homicide-suicides is low compared with that for suicide alone or homicide, homicide-suicides generate much public concern. In some cases, the homicide-suicide involvesExpand
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Psychosocial Aspects of Selecting Animal Species for Physical Abuse
Identification of psychosocial factors in selecting animals for abuse is relevant to mankind's relationship to the world of animals and to the psychology of human aggression. A major study of animalExpand
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The effects of phenytoin on impulsive and premeditated aggression: a controlled study.
Studies of the effects of phenytoin on aggression have produced equivocal results primarily because of a lack of (1) common objective criterion measures of aggressive acts across studies; (2)Expand
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Animal cruelty and psychiatric disorders.
Animal cruelty in childhood, although generally viewed as abnormal or deviant, for years was not considered symptomatic of any particular psychiatric disorder. Although animal cruelty is currentlyExpand
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The diagnosis of intermittent explosive disorder in violent men.
In a study of violent men, 443 symptomatic adult male volunteers were evaluated for presence of intermittent explosive disorder (IED). Investigators first established presence of severe and frequentExpand
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The state of electroconvulsive therapy in Texas. Part I: reported data on 41,660 ECT treatments in 5971 patients.
The Texas Legislature in 1993 mandated a quarterly reporting requirement for hospitals and physicians performing electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in the state (United States Government hospitals wereExpand
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Acute Psychosis Induced by Bath Salts: A Case Report with Clinical and Forensic Implications
Bath salts are new designer drugs with stimulant effects on the central nervous system. White or brown powder sold online and in mini‐marts under different brand names, bath salts can be used byExpand
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