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.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Biology
- Psychiatry and Mental health
- Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience