Serotonin and impulsive aggression

  title={Serotonin and impulsive aggression},
  author={Emil F. Coccaro and Jennifer R. Fanning and K. Luan Phan and Royce J. Lee},
  journal={CNS Spectrums},
  pages={295 - 302}
Aggression is a behavior with evolutionary origins, but is often both destructive and maladaptive in today’s society. Research over the past several decades has confirmed the involvement of neurotransmitter function in aggressive behavior. This research has centered around the “serotonin hypothesis.” As this literature continues to grow, guided by pre-clinical research and aided by the application of increasingly sophisticated neuroimaging methodology, a more complex picture has emerged. As… 

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