Developmental psychopathology and neurobiology of aggression

@article{Gollan2005DevelopmentalPA,
  title={Developmental psychopathology and neurobiology of aggression},
  author={Jackie K. Gollan and Royce J. Lee and Emil F. Coccaro},
  journal={Development and Psychopathology},
  year={2005},
  volume={17},
  pages={1151 - 1171}
}
The aim of this paper is to clarify how neural mechanisms at the molecular level, specifically the serotonergic (5-HT) system and the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis system (HPA) in conjunction with early life stress may contribute to the emergence of aggression, self-directed and otherwise, in borderline personality disorder (BPD). Chronic dysregulation of these biological systems, which function to regulate stress and emotion, may potentiate the development of impulsive aggression in… 
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