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Biology of aggression

Author: Randy Joe Nelson
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Unchecked aggression and violence take a significant toll on society. With recent advances in pharmacology and genetic manipulation techniques, new interest has developed in the biological mechanisms of aggression. The primary goal of this title is to summarise and synthesis recent advances in the subject.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randy Joe Nelson
ISBN: 0195168763 9780195168761
OCLC Number: 56405040
Description: xv, 512 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Genetic aspects of aggression in nonhuman animals / Stephen C. Maxson & Andrew Canastar --
Human quantitative genetics of aggression / Daniel M. Blonigen & Robert F. Krueger --
Crustacean models of aggression / Donald H. Edwards & Jens Herberholz --
Brain serotonin and aggressive disposition in humans and nonhuman primates / Stephen B. Manuck, Jay R. Kaplan, & Francis E. Lotrich --
Monoamines, GABA, glutamate, and aggression / Klaus A. Miczek & Eric W. Fish --
Nitric oxide and aggression / Silvana Chiavegatto, Gregory E. Demas & Randy J. Nelson --
Neuroplasticity and aggression : an interaction between vasopressin and serotonin / Craig F. Ferris --
Contexts and ethology of vertebrate aggression : implications for the evolution of hormone-behavior interactions / John C. Wingfield [and others] --
Androgens and aggression / Neal G. Simon & Shi-Fang Lu --
The role of estrogen receptors in the regulation of aggressive behaviors / Sonoko Ogawa [and others] --
Maternal aggression / Stephen C. Gammie & Joseph S. Lonstein --
Stress and aggressive behaviors / D. Caroline Blanchard & Robert J. Blanchard --
Conditioned defeat / Kim L. Huhman & Aaron M. Jasnow --
Development of aggression / Yvon Delville [and others] --
Neurobiology of aggression in children / R. James R. Blair [and others] --
Drugs of abuse and aggression / Jill M. Grimes [and others] --
Psychopharmacology of human aggression : laboratory and clinical studies / Don R. Cherek, Oleg V. Tcheremissine, & Scott D. Lane --
The psychophysiology of human antisocial behavior / Angela Scarpa & Adrian Raine.
Responsibility: edited by Randy J. Nelson.
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