Neurotransmitter and endocrine modulation of aggressive behavior and its components in normal humans.

@article{Gerra1996NeurotransmitterAE,
  title={Neurotransmitter and endocrine modulation of aggressive behavior and its components in normal humans.},
  author={Gilberto Gerra and Paola Avanzini and Amir Zaimovic and G Fertonani and Rocco Caccavari and Roberto Delsignore and Federica Gardini and Enrica Talarico and R Lecchini and D Maestri and Francesca Brambilla},
  journal={Behavioural brain research},
  year={1996},
  volume={81 1-2},
  pages={19-24}
}
Correlations between aggressiveness and its components and plasma concentrations of norepinephrine (NE), epinephrine (EPI), testosterone (T), cortisol (Cort) and prolactin (Prl) were studied in 158 physically and psychologically healthy male volunteers. Global aggressiveness, examined directly in the probands by the Buss-Durkee Hostility Inventory (BDHI), was not correlated with any of the biochemical parameters investigated, but reports by first-degree relatives and spouses showed positive… CONTINUE READING

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