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Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences

Neuroscience of Aggression

Editors: Miczek, Klaus A., Meyer-Lindenberg, Andreas (Eds.)

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  • Highlights the current developments in the field and places them into an appropriate historical context
  • Outlines higher resolution methods, both at the behavioral and neurobiological level
  • Points to unresolved issues 
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This volume assembles the leading aggression researchers both at the preclinical and clinical level. They review the current state of knowledge about neural mechanisms of aggressive behavior and point to the need for innovative methodologies to further our understanding of this greatly understudied set of behaviors.

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“This is an essential read for researchers and clinicians interested in the neurobiological underpinnings of aggressive behaviors. It illustrates how an understanding of the neural mechanisms of aggression is integral to the development of novel treatment interventions. Each chapter details the latest research techniques and describes how information gleaned from these studies can guide future investigations.” (Melissa Jones, Doody's Book Reviews, December, 2014)


Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Neurogenetics of Aggressive Behavior: Studies in Rodents

    Pages 3-44

    Takahashi, Aki (et al.)

  • Neurogenetics of Aggressive Behavior: Studies in Primates

    Pages 45-71

    Barr, Christina S. (et al.)

  • The Glucocorticoid/Aggression Relationship in Animals and Humans: An Analysis Sensitive to Behavioral Characteristics, Glucocorticoid Secretion Patterns, and Neural Mechanisms

    Pages 73-109

    Haller, József

  • Sensory, Hormonal, and Neural Basis of Maternal Aggression in Rodents

    Pages 111-130

    Almeida, Rosa Maria Martins (et al.)

  • Nitric Oxide and Serotonin Interactions in Aggression

    Pages 131-142

    Bedrosian, Tracy A. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Neuroscience of Aggression
Editors
  • Klaus A. Miczek
  • Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg
Series Title
Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences
Series Volume
17
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-662-44281-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-44281-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-662-44280-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51121-3
Series ISSN
1866-3370
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 479
Number of Illustrations
38 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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