Aggression or aggressive behavior may have various causes. A person may become aggressive with alcohol or drug intoxication, severe pain, agitation, neurological disease, and various mental health conditions.
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Causes of aggressive behavior may include:
- Alcohol intoxication
- Drug intoxication (e.g. amphetamines, hallucinogens)
- Hypoglycemic attack (e.g. “diabetic hypo ...
- Alcoholism: Alcoholism is the abuse of alcohol due to a chronic addiction to alcohol. Drinking a few drinks to cope with
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- Drug Intoxication: Drug intoxication refers to the state of exhibiting physical, mental, or behavioural changes resulting from having taken a drug, medication
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- Neurological Disorders: Neurological disorders are disorders of the brain, particularly relating to its chemistry or activity. Examples include schizophrenia, Alzheimer’s disease
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- Amphetamine Abuse: Amphetamines, or “speed”, are stimulant drugs that are widely illegal. Symptoms of intoxication include mental changes such as alertness, high energy
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- Hypoglycemic Attack: A hypoglycemic attack is a sudden episode of faintness and other symptoms caused by low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). The most
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