Frustration-aggression hypothesis: examination and reformulation.

@article{Berkowitz1989FrustrationaggressionHE,
  title={Frustration-aggression hypothesis: examination and reformulation.},
  author={Leonard Berkowitz},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={1989},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={
          59-73
        }
}
Examines the Dollard et al. (1939) frustration-aggression hypothesis. The original formulation's main proposition is limited to interference with an expected attainment of a desired goal on hostile (emotional) aggression. Although some studies have yielded negative results, others support the core proposition. Frustrations can create aggressive inclinations even when they are not arbitrary or aimed at the subject personally. Interpretations and attributions can be understood partly in terms of… CONTINUE READING

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