Effects of the Transcendental Meditation Program on Neuroendocrine Abnormalities Associated with Aggression and Crime

@article{Walton2003EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the Transcendental Meditation Program on Neuroendocrine Abnormalities Associated with Aggression and Crime},
  author={K. Walton and D. K. Levitsky},
  journal={Journal of Offender Rehabilitation},
  year={2003},
  volume={36},
  pages={67 - 87}
}
  • K. Walton, D. K. Levitsky
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Offender Rehabilitation
  • Abstract Both chronic and acute stress can cause long-lasting abnormalities in the neuroendocrine systems mediating adaptation. These abnormalities, in turn, are thought to contribute to psychological disturbances such as anxiety, depression, and hostility, and to behaviors such as substance abuse, violent aggression, and criminal acts. This article reviews evidence for neuroendocrine abnormalities in aggression and crime, defines stress as it relates to adaptation and behaviors, discusses… CONTINUE READING
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