A sudden flash of rage is associated with impaired brain function

A sudden flash of rage is associated with impaired brain functionA sudden flash of rage is associated with impaired brain function American psychologists working at the children's hospital of Philadelphia, I believe that violent acts such as beating women, can be caused by an imbalance of certain chemicals in the brain. It is known that some head injuries lead to outbreaks of aggression. Doctors first began to associate uncontrolled anger with impaired functioning of the brain. The researchers measured brain function of patients at the psychiatric ward suffering from emotional unstable personality disorder (Intermittent Explosive Disorder (IED). It is characterized by spontaneous outbursts of anger. A group of doctors headed by Dr. Mary best (Mary Best), believes that some short-tempered people that represents a threat to society, can suffer from undiagnosed IED. Researchers believe that the problem is in violation of the functions of the parts of the brain structures caused, in all probability, the imbalance of the mediator. The study, published in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, based on a series of psychiatric tests 22 patients with IED. "The results questionable," said Dr. Tonmoy Sharma (Tonmoy Sharma, Director of Research center of clinical neurology in Dartford (Dartford), Kentucky. "They are encouraging but require confirmation by the method of computer tomography, since the study used an indirect method of assessing brain functions," he said. In the past, outbreaks of anger and aggression were associated with the hormone testosterone. In this work it is necessary to do a blood test patients to determine whether they have an imbalance of neurotransmitters, in particular serotonin. Источник:Мednovosti.ru and Madlena.ru.



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