Aggressive not depressed adolescents likelier to become alcoholics

A new study has demonstrated that adolescents who are aggressive in nature are more likely to drink alcohol and in larger quantities than their peers whereas depression and anxiety are not connected to increased alcohol drinking.

Alcohol-related terms too can lead to aggression

Are you exposed to terms related to booze but do not drink alcohol? Exposing people to alcohol-related terms can influence aggressive behaviour in ways similar to actually consuming alcohol, a study reveals.

Prenatal smoking linked to enhanced aggressive behavior in children

Scientists have revealed that they have found evidence of an interaction between and genetic risk factors that increase aggressive behavior in children, especially in girls.

Feelings of failure drive aggression in video gamers

Aggression in video gamers is linked to their experiences of failure and frustration during play, and not to a game`s violent content, a new study has claimed.

Chronic stress in early life linked to anxiety, aggression in adulthood

Researchers have suggested that chronic stress in early life causes anxiety, aggression in adulthood.

Video games linked to aggressive behaviour in kids: Study

Youths who play video games are more likely to think and act in aggressive ways, suggested a study out Monday of more than 3,000 schoolchildren in Singapore.

Spanking toddlers at home a worrisome trend: Study

Do you spank your baby often, little realising that this may lead to greater aggression, depression and other negative behaviour in his/her life later in life?

Toddlers` aggression linked to genetic factors

A new study has found that the development of physical aggression in toddlers is strongly associated genetic factors and to a lesser degree with the environment.

Physical punishment tied to aggression, hyperactivity

Regardless of the culture a child lives in, corporal punishment may do lasting psychological harm, German researchers say.

Early puberty in children is worrying for parents

Ten-year-old Khyati Khanna (name changed) refused to go to school, decided to stay indoors and shunned her friends and family after "suddenly noticing changes in her body.

2-drug combo can help kids with ADHD and aggression

A new study has revealed that prescribing both a stimulant and an antipsychotic drug to children with physical aggression and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), along with teaching parents to use behaviour management techniques, reduces aggressive and serious behavioural problems in the children.

`Spoonful of sugar` also makes aggression go down!

A study has revealed that consuming a little sugar or using the non-dominant hand could reduce outbursts and control people`s impulse to fight when they get aggressive.

Sweat predicts aggression in children

Lower levels of sweat, as measured by skin conductance activity (SCA), have been linked with conduct disorder and aggressive behavior in children and adolescents.

Saliva test could help predict aggression in boys

A simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior among boys, a new study has claimed.

Sports help ease aggression in children

Keren Shahar, a Ph.D. student at Tel Aviv University’s Bob Shapell School of Social Work, has statistical evidence that sports participation is beneficial to a child’s cognitive, emotional and behavioural well-being.

Sports help ease aggression in children

Keren Shahar, a Ph.D. student at Tel Aviv University’s Bob Shapell School of Social Work, has statistical evidence that sports participation is beneficial to a child’s cognitive, emotional and behavioural well-being.

Air strikes in Libya a dangerous act of aggression: CPI-M

The CPI(M) on Sunday termed as a
"dangerous act of aggression" the aerial strikes in Libya by
US-led coalition forces and said it was a "calculated
intervention" in an internal conflict.

Sex and aggression linked in the brain

Scientists in US have found a link between aggressive behavior and sexual arousal.

Ability to tolerate aggression is partly genetic: Study

UCLA scientists have said that the ability to tolerate aggression is partly genetic.

Aggressive kids don`t respond to maternal affection

Aggressive and emotionally cold children don`t respond much to maternal affection.