Characterizing Aggressive Behavior

@article{Stanford2003CharacterizingAB,
  title={Characterizing Aggressive Behavior},
  author={M. Stanford and R. Houston and C. Mathias and N. Villemarette-Pittman and Laura E. Helfritz and Sarah M. Conklin},
  journal={Assessment},
  year={2003},
  volume={10},
  pages={183 - 190}
}
  • M. Stanford, R. Houston, +3 authors Sarah M. Conklin
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Assessment
  • In the research literature, aggressive behavior has traditionally been classified into two distinct subtypes, impulsive or premeditated. Impulsive aggression is defined as a hair-trigger aggressive response to provocation with loss of behavioral control. Premeditated aggression is defined as a planned or conscious aggressive act, not spontaneous or related to an agitated state. The present study outlines the development of a clinically useful self-report instrument, the Impulsive/Premeditated… CONTINUE READING
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