Anger is a wind that blows out the light of the mind (old proverb)

J. Grafman*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Inappropriate violent behavior can be because of many factors including dysfunctional molecular genetics, environment, brain circuits and transmitters, and social-cognitive processes. In this comment, the author reviewed a recent paper showing that people with Intermittent Explosive Disorder have cognitive deficits similar to those subjects with lesions to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-132+125
JournalMolecular Psychiatry
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Molecular Biology


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