People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED)—a condition marked by frequent physical or verbal outbursts—are at five times greater risk for abusing substances such as alcohol, tobacco and marijuana than those who don’t display frequent aggressive behavior, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Chicago. 399 more words
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Less integrity and density in the “information superhighway” of the brain can lead to impaired social cognition
People with intermittent explosive disorder (IED), or impulsive aggression, have a weakened connection between regions of the brain associated with sensory input, language processing and social interaction. 479 more words
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — People usually associate temper-tantrums with children, but adults are being caught now pitching a fit.
CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported that more and more adults are being caught on tape throwing temper-tantrums. 333 more words