TITLE

Teen Anger and Aggression

AUTHOR(S)
Sahley, Billie J.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
MMRC Health Educator Reports;2010, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Health Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the factors which cause anger and aggressive behavior in some teenagers. Alterations of function in the limbic system of the brain is found to cause changes in emotional responses as rage and impulse control. Teens growing up in a dysfunctional home and those with low levels of the major inhibitory neurotransmitter serotonin demonstrate anger and aggressive behavior. Scientists have found that children can inherit a tendency toward such behavior through aggressive genes.
ACCESSION #
54610973

 

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