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Measure: Aggression and Hostility   #640700  About

Definition: A questionnaire that measures the personality trait of aggression.

Purpose: Aggression is a multifaceted construct reflecting a range of verbal, emotional, and physical behaviors that can result in physical or psychological harm, typically consisting of expressions of anger or hostility, assertions of dominance, and/or intimidation. Aggression is related to suicidal behavior and may be useful for distinguishing attempters from nonattempters. Aggression is also a risk factor for crime, violence, and substance abuse.


Keywords: Aggression, Hostility, Violence, Temper, Anger, Verbal aggression, Physical aggression

Measure Release Date: November 21, 2014

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