Serotonin and Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review.

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Summary of "Serotonin and Aggressive Behaviour in Children and Adolescents: A Systematic Review."

The role of serotonin (5-HT) in human aggression has been the subject a large number of studies, mostly with adults. Meta-analyses indicate a small but significant inverse relationship between central nervous 5-HT availability and aggression, but genetically-informed studies suggest two pathways: one to reactive aggression, the other to proactive aggression.


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Name: Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
ISSN: 1600-0447


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