Aggression and personality: association with amino acids and monoamine metabolites.

@article{Mller1996AggressionAP,
  title={Aggression and personality: association with amino acids and monoamine metabolites.},
  author={Svend Erik M{\o}ller and Erik Lykke Mortensen and Leif Breum and Christer Alling and Oystein Gran Larsen and Torben B{\o}ge-Rasmussen and Christopher F. Jensen and K Bennicke},
  journal={Psychological medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={
          323-31
        }
}
Associations in 52 normal individuals were examined between plasma and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) concentrations of tryptophan (Trp) and tyrosine, and concentrations of monoamine metabolites in the CSF, and scores on an aggression questionnaire, the Kinsey Institute Reaction List II, and the Eysenck Personality Questionnaire. There was a significantly positive correlation between CSF 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) levels and extroverted aggression scores, and a significantly negative… CONTINUE READING

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