Aggression at work can lead to 'vicious circle' of misconduct

New research reveals that frequently being the target of workplace aggression not only affects the victim’s health but can also cause them to behave badly towards others. Workplace aggression is a significant issue particularly in the healthcare sector, where nurses can be targeted by both their colleagues and co-workers through bullying, and by patients and their relatives through ‘third-party’ aggression.
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Researchers discover connection between circadian rhythm and aggression

A research team has discovered a circuit in the brains of mice connecting circadian rhythm to aggressive behavior. The discovery is particularly interesting to Alzheimer’s patients who experience increased aggression at night. The researchers have developed special protein tools capable of turning off the cells in the brain causing the behavior.
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Russia condemns US-led strikes on Syria as 'act of aggression against a sovereign state'

  1. Russia condemns US-led strikes on Syria as ‘act of aggression against a sovereign state’  CNN
  2. Trump’s Tweet on Syrian Military Strike: ‘Mission Accomplished’  TheStreet.com
  3. The Syrian War Is Actually Many Wars  The Atlantic
  4. From One Attack in Syria, a World of Potential Risks  New York Times
  5. The Latest: ‘Mission Accomplished!,’ Trump says about Syria  ABC News
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Childhood aggression linked to deficits in executive function

Researchers find that primary school children with reduced cognitive skills for planning and self-restraint are more likely to show increased aggression in middle childhood. The study examined the relationship between aggression and executive function — a measure of cognitive skills that allow a person to achieve goals by controlling their behavior. The results suggest that helping children to increase their executive function could reduce their aggression.
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Daily dose of violent video games has no long-term effect on adult aggression, researchers find

Playing violent action adventure games for prolonged periods does not make adults more aggressive, say researchers. A new study looked at the influence long-term violent video game play has on aggression levels, and compared this with playing a life simulation game or not playing a video game at all.
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