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Low Hypothalamus Volume Linked to Violence, Aggression, Psychopathy (2024 Study)

The complex interplay between the human brain and behavior has long fascinated scientists and laypeople alike, particularly when it comes to understanding the roots of violence. A recent study showcases the hypothalamus, a small but crucial brain region, revealing its significant role in aggression and violent behavior. Highlights: Hypothalamic Volume Reductions Linked to Violence: Studies …

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Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED): Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is regarded as a subtype of impulse control disorder characterized by impulsive, uncontrollable explosive outbursts of anger, aggression, and/or rage – sometimes accompanied by violence.  To be considered intermittent explosive disorder, the explosive outbursts of anger must be triggered in situations and/or conditions in which such anger is unjustified.  In other …

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