Aggression: the testosterone-serotonin link.

  title={Aggression: the testosterone-serotonin link.},
  author={Moshe Birger and Marnina Swartz and David Jacques Cohen and Ya'akov Alesh and Chaim Grishpan and Moshe Kotelr},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  volume={5 9},
The relevance of central neurotransmission to aggressive and impulsive behavior has become more evident due to extensive research in humans and animals. Among other findings, there are abundant data relating low serotonergic activity--as measured by low cerebrospinal fluid 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid, and a blunted response of prolactin to fenfluramine--to impulsive behavior. Many studies on testosterone activity show a relation between high plasma levels and a tendency towards aggression. It is… CONTINUE READING
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