Amphetamines: aggressive and social behavior.

  title={Amphetamines: aggressive and social behavior.},
  author={K A Miczek and J. W. Tidey},
  journal={NIDA research monograph},
Clinical case reports and survey data point to incidences of intense violence in certain individuals self-administering high doses of amphetamine via the intravenous route. It is unclear how common this amphetamine effect is, what circumstances promote its occurrence, and which characteristics predispose an individual to exhibit this effect. Amphetamine may engender a dose-dependent biphasic effect on aggressive behavior in experimental situations, both with human and animal subjects, as, for… CONTINUE READING

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