Premeditated aggression is associated with serum cholesterol in abstinent drug and alcohol dependent men

Sarah M. Conklin, Matthew S. Stanford

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Abstract

Relationships between aggressive subtypes and lipids were explored in 18 adult males undergoing treatment for substance dependence. A positive association was observed between a measure of premeditated aggression and total cholesterol. This was in contrast to an inverse association between lower cholesterol and higher impulsivity and anxiety.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)283-287
Number of pages5
JournalPsychiatry Research
Volume157
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 15 2008

Keywords

  • Aggression
  • Anxiety
  • Barratt Impulsivity Scale
  • Impulsive aggression
  • Lipids

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Biological Psychiatry

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