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Correlations between sensation-seeking (SS) personality dimension and plasma concentrations of norepinephrine (NE), epinephrine, and NE-dependent testosterone (T), cortisol and prolactin (PRL) were studied in 74 physically and psychologically healthy male volunteers, in order to see whether or not the noradrenergic system is involved in the modulation of(More)
Polymorphism of a variable number of tandem repeats (VNTR) in the 3' untranslated region of exon 15 of the SLC6A3 gene, coding for the dopamine transporter (DAT), was analysed to test whether length variation contributes to differences in the individual susceptibility to aggressive - criminal behaviour and liability to heroin dependence. The repeat number(More)
Low parental care during childhood, a pattern characteristic of an "affectionless control" rearing style was frequently reported in the history of addicted individuals. Parents' childrearing regimes and children's genetic predispositions, with their own behavioral characteristics, have been seen to be closely interwoven, probably affecting children's(More)
Correlations between aggressiveness and its components and plasma concentrations of norepinephrine (NE), epinephrine (EPI), testosterone (T), cortisol (Cort) and prolactin (Prl) were studied in 158 physically and psychologically healthy male volunteers. Global aggressiveness, examined directly in the probands by the Buss-Durkee Hostility Inventory (BDHI),(More)
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