Shop Till You Fight

Black Friday is arguably the shopping events of the year, not just in America, but in recent years has seen the spread to other countries as well. However, this celebratory event is often marred by reports of fistfights and heated arguments between ...

Nov 24

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Compulsive Spending / Shopping


Parenting and the Expression of Aggression and Antisocial Behaviour

A recent study has found that parenting affects the expression of aggression and callous-unemotional traits (CU) in children, namely a lack of empathy and moral compass.

Oct 15

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Antisocial personality, Parenting


Can ASPD be treated?

This article explains the nature of Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD) and the types of treatment methods used to improve the condition.

Oct 5

Categories: Adult ADHD, Aggression & Violence, Antisocial personality, ...


How Do Sexual Assaulters Sleep At Night

Why do people sexually harass? And how do they live with themselves after committing such an act? Here’s a quick psychology run-down.

Aug 27

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Aggression & Violence, Sexual Abuse


When monsters are protected

Why were the perpetrators in the Abu Ghraib scandal protected?

Aug 13

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Bullying, Prejudice / Discrimination, ...


Why Do We Hate?

In the wake of news of violent incidences in Charlottesville, Virginia, and around the world, you may be wondering why and how a person can feel so much hatred to another person. Here are some factors that have been proposed to help us understand ...

Aug 16

Categories: Aggression & Violence


Martial Arts Participation Reduces Aggression in Children and Teens

Martial Arts is associated with aggressive behaviour, hence it sounds contradictory that participation in the sport reduces aggression. However, this forms a core basis of many forms of martial arts, which emphasises the importance of self-control.

Aug 10

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Teenage ...


Players of Violent Video Games Do Not Have Emotionally Blunted Brains

There is much debate on the topic of whether violent video games cause aggressiveness in players. While one study alone will not settle this debate, the results of a new paper published in Brain Imaging and Behaviour provides support against the ...

Jul 19

Categories: Aggression & Violence


6 Steps for Dealing With Adult Sibling Rivalry

How to reset your family system to address lingering hard feelings.

Jun 23

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Blended Family Issues, Family Problems


Training men to judge women's sexual interest more accurately

Researchers may have found a new way to combat sexual aggression. The causes of sexual aggression are many, but anecdotal evidence and research-based evidence, suggests that at least part of it has to do with when men overestimate women's levels of ...

Oct 13

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Sexual Abuse


Link between how people walk and aggression found

The way people walk can give clues to how aggressive they are, a new exploratory study from the University of Portsmouth has found. The researchers from the Department of Psychology assessed the personalities of 29 participants, before using motion ...

Oct 1

Categories: Aggression & Violence


The myth of mental illness and violence

There is widespread perception associating mental illness with violence, however, evidence says otherwise. Many crimes committed by people with mental illness often make sensational headlines, and thus seem very salient. However, the truth of the ...

Sep 17

Categories: Aggression & Violence


Myth: Better to express anger than to hold it in?

If you're like most people, you believe that releasing anger is healthier than keeping it bottled up. This belief dates back more than 2,000 years to the Greek philosopher Aristotle. In his classic Poetics, Aristotle observed that viewing tragic ...

Sep 8

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Anger Management


How to heal after an abusive relationship

If you've recently gotten out of an abusive relationship or are considering doing so, your sense of self has likely been altered or even destroyed. So have your feelings of safety and your ability to trust others. You can and will regain these ...

Jun 4

Categories: Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues, Aggression & Violence, ...


1st Intimate Partner Violence simulation training in U.S.

Instances of assault, battery, rape, stalking and emotional abuse in relationships can be difficult for nurses to handle, but now there's the first training for it.

Mar 18

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Domestic Violence, Marital Counseling

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