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Aggression: The Sleeper Effect

Select one of the types of aggression physical or psychological, discuss and present your view of which explanation for aggression best describes this particular kind of aggression. Explain your reasoning.

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Psychological aggression can be triggered by many socio-emotional and environmental variables. For example, family, work, financial, lack of feeling in control, substance abuse and addiction, and pre-existing mental health issues, such as panic attacks, depression, and even poorly controlled medical conditions can be triggers. These are all conditions and stressors that can compound matters that lead to and exacerbate psychological aggression.

Symptoms and Signs of Psychological Aggression:
Irritability
increase in self destructive behaviors
increased Alcohol Use
increased Drug Use
Being more so than normal short fused
Anxious
Impatience
Fidgety
increased or decreased appetite
Crying outbursts
Anger outbursts
Physical outbursts in public,
Angry social interactions where words or gestures, verbal in nature are ...

Solution Summary

This response discusses the various types of aggression.

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