Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Differences in aggression among people with dementia

Physical aggression among people with dementia is not unusual. A study from Lund University in Sweden showed that one-third of patients with the diagnosis Alzheimer's disease or frontotemporal dementia were physically aggressive ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does a common parasite play a role in rage disorder?

Individuals with a psychiatric disorder involving recurrent bouts of extreme, impulsive anger—road rage, for example—are more than twice as likely to have been exposed to a common parasite than healthy individuals with ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The consequences of controlling parenting on college students

College students whose parents lay on the guilt or try to manipulate them may translate feelings of stress into similar mean behavior with their own friends, a new study by a University of Vermont psychologist has found.

Psychology & Psychiatry

What makes kids aggressive later in life?

A University at Buffalo developmental psychologist has received a $550,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study possible pathways that might lead young children toward different types of aggressive behavior ...

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