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A structural neural deficit in adolescents with conduct disorder and its association with lack of empathy
A joint neuroanatomical substrate underpinning aggressive behaviour and impaired capacity of empathy and suggest a critical role for the anterior insula in regulating social behaviour. Expand
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Abnormal neural responses to emotional visual stimuli in adolescents with conduct disorder
BACKGROUND It is widely held that aggression and antisocial behavior arise as a consequence of a deficiency in responding to emotional cues in the social environment. We asked whether neuralExpand
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Cortisol reactivity in boys with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and disruptive behavior problems: The impact of callous unemotional traits
There is a body of literature demonstrating an association between altered hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis reactivity and aggressive behavior. Aggressive and disruptive behavior also isExpand
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Peer-Victimization and Mental Health Problems in Adolescents: Are Parental and School Support Protective?
The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency and effects of peer-victimization on mental health problems among adolescents. Parental and school support were assumed as protective factorsExpand
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Reduced anterior cingulate activation in aggressive children and adolescents during affective stimulation: association with temperament traits.
OBJECTIVE The risk for conduct disorder (CD) is markedly increased in children with specific temperament dimensions. Here, we investigated whether adverse temperament factors might contribute to anExpand
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Variants of Girls and Boys with Conduct Disorder: Anxiety Symptoms and Callous-Unemotional Traits
Recent research suggests that among the group of aggressive and antisocial adolescents, there are distinct variants who exhibit different levels of anxiety symptoms and callous-unemotional traits (CUExpand
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Influence of Rapid Tryptophan Depletion on Laboratory-Provoked Aggression in Children with ADHD
Background: The present study investigated the effects of rapid tryptophan depletion (RTD), and the ensuing reduction of central nervous system levels of serotonin (5-HT), upon reactive aggression inExpand
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Neuroimaging of Aggressive and Violent Behaviour in Children and Adolescents
In recent years, a number of functional and structural neuroimaging studies have investigated the neural bases of aggressive and violent behaviour in children and adolescents. Most functionalExpand
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Serotonergic functioning and trait‐impulsivity in attention‐deficit/hyperactivity‐disordered boys (ADHD): influence of rapid tryptophan depletion
The present study investigated the effects of rapid tryptophan depletion (RTD) and the ensuing reduction of central nervous levels of serotonin (5‐HT) on reactive aggression with respect toExpand
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Heart Rate and Treatment Effect in Children with Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Objective To examine whether children with disruptive behavior disorders (DBDs; hyperkinetic conduct disorder, conduct disorder, hyperkinetic disorder) characterized by low heart rate profit lessExpand
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