Neurotransmitter-hormonal responses to psychological stress in peripubertal subjects: relationship to aggressive behavior.

@article{Gerra1998NeurotransmitterhormonalRT,
  title={Neurotransmitter-hormonal responses to psychological stress in peripubertal subjects: relationship to aggressive behavior.},
  author={Gilberto Gerra and Amir Zaimovic and G Giucastro and Franco Folli and D Maestri and A Tessoni and Paola Avanzini and Rocco Caccavari and S Bernasconi and Francesca Brambilla},
  journal={Life sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={62 7},
  pages={617-25}
}
The relationship between different degrees of normal aggressiveness (low, medium, high) and neurotransmitter-neuroendocrine responses to the administration of psychologically stressful tests (Mental Arithmetic, Stroop Color Word Interference task, Trial Social Stress test) was examined in thirty male peripubertal junior school adolescents. Plasma concentrations of norepinephrine (NE), epinephrine (EPI), ACTH, cortisol (CORT), growth hormone (GH), prolactin (PRL) and testosterone (T) were… CONTINUE READING

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