Teen Anger and Aggression

Sahley, Billie J.
January 2008
MMRC Health Educator Reports;2008, p1
Health Report
The article details the factors that trigger aggression in teenagers. Results of clinical analysis reveal alterations in the function of the limbic system resulting into the change in emotional response to situations. Teenagers who tend to respond in anger may have negative experiences recorded in the limbic system that creates negative response when they see similarities in situations.


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