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Human Aggression

Human Aggression

Russell G. Geen | Edward D. Donnerstein



For centuries, scholars have debated the causes of aggression and the means to reduce its occurrence. Human Aggression brings together internationally recognized experts discussing the most current psychological research on the causes and prevention of aggression. Scholars, policy makers, practitioners, and those generally concerned with the growing issue of aggression find this a much needed reference work. Topics include how aggression is related to the usage of drugs, how temperature affects aggression, the effect of the mass media on aggression, violence by men against women, and the treatment of anger/aggression in clinical settings. The book also provides a comprehensive review of theory and methodology in the study of aggression.

  • Presents the latest research findings from internationally recognized researchers
  • Familiarizes the reader with implications of aggression research
  • Examines the causes and prevention of aggression
  • Offers perspectives for both the researcher and policy maker