The first attack, or act of hostility; the first act of injury, or first act leading to a war or a controversy; unprovoked attack; assault; as, a war of aggression. "Aggressions of power."
Anger or aggression is a key emotion necessary to our personal survival in our environment. In psychology it is understood from a biological point of view. The hormonal hypothesis regards aggression suggests that the male sex hormone androgen (testosterone) plays its part. As do other hormones such as adrenaline and progesterone (Kreuz and Rose, 1972). Our environment also plays its part. There are links between alcohol consumption and aggression, the weather and aggression, and environmental stressors and aggression (Keegan, 2002).
Initiating and acting with hostile behaviors. A behavior aimed at causing either physical or psychological pain by biting, hitting, and /or throwing objects.(one's anger, one is)
Any behavior or action that involves the intention to harm someone else. go to glossary index
Forceful physical, verbal, or symbolic action.
behavior aimed at causing harm to another person. 626
Behavior manifested by destructive and attacking actions, by covert attitudes of hostility and obstructionism, or by a healthy self-expressive drive to mastery. Aggression may arise from innate drives and/or in response to frustration.
Hostile action directed against another member of one's species, usually intended to do physical or social harm or, for hostile intent, to limit the target's actions. Aggression must be distinguished from the behaviors involved in predation.
forceful, attacking behavior, either constructively self-assertive and self-protective or destructively hostile to others or to oneself.
Physical or verbal behaviour that is forceful or hostile and enacted to intimidate others.
Forceful action against another person which may be physical, verbal, or symbolic, and is meant to cause pain. Such behavior may be hostile or destructive or it may be for self-protection.
A deluded mental factor that is an increase of the root delusion anger that wishes to hurt or harm others physically or verbally. See Understanding the Mind.
a feeling of hostility that arouses thoughts of attack
violent action that is hostile and usually unprovoked
deliberately unfriendly behavior
angry, destructive behaviour (behavior), may cause injury, usually involves one cat attacking another cat or human
Behavior, physical or verbal, that is intended to harm another person.
Hostile and attacking behavior, which can include verbal communication, directed toward self, others, or the physical environment.
the intention to inflict some form of harm on others.
Forceful action against another person which can be physical, verbal, or symbolic, and is meant to cause pain. This behavior may be hostile, destructive, or meant for self-protection.
Any form of behavior that is intended to harm or injure some person, oneself, or an object.
Behavior intended to injure another person who does not want to be injured.
Hostile action directed at someone or something often in the form of a general physical or vocal disruption.
Behavior that is intended by its exhibitor to harm the interests of its target.
hostility, continued frustration, outward and self-directed against oneself.
An unprovoked attack.
Hitting, pushing, or threatening behavior that may occur when a caregiver tries to help an Alzheimer's patient with daily activities, such as grooming and dressing.
The act of initiating hostilities or invasion. The practice or habit of launching attacks. Hostile or destructive behavior or actions. In psychology aggression encompasses many different types behaviour, some of which are not clearly related to each other. Consequently, aggression has been a difficult term to provide one concise definition for.
Hitting, pushing, or threatening behavior that commonly occurs when a caregiver attempts to help an individual with Alzheimer’s with daily activities, such as dressing. It is important to control such behavior because aggressive persons can cause injury to themselves and others.