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The Neurobiology of Violence
A discussion of human physiology that can affect violence.
# 122054 | 500 words | 4 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Physiological) , Child, Youth Issues (Child Abuse)

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This paper examines and analyzes the writer's thoughts about connections between neurobiology, neurochemistry, child abuse, and violence. The impact of abuse as a child is considered and its effects on later life. Additionally, the paper examines neurological and physiological chemistry of the brain.

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"As noted by Bremner there is mounting evidence that childhood abuse and neglect causes long-term alterations in brain circuits, structures, chemistry and systems that can result in a wide variety of psychiatric symptoms in adulthood, including violent behavior. Noting that the same neurochemical and neurobiological systems that regulate mothering also regulate aggressive behavior e. g. oxytocin and the vasopressin systems, Pedersen has suggested that brain systems associated with mothering and pair bonding are disrupted by both the physical and..."

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