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Dependence of aggression and hostility level on the type of temperament and properties of the central nervous system

[Psychiatry]
Elena Agarkova; Lyubov Gubareva; Elena Kolodijchuk; Lyubov Ermolova;

Peculiarities of the central nervous system (CNS) functioning and manifestation of aggressive personality traits were investigated in 107 healthy students (aged 18–22 years) of the Faculty of Psychology and Faculty of Physical Education with different types of temperament. The following physiological and psychological research methods were used: a computer chronoreflexometry, «Eysenck Personality Questionnaire» (EPQ), «Questionnaire of Bass – Darky».

Maximal hostility was peculiar to melancholic and choleric personalities, minimal – to phlegmatic personality. The highest aggressiveness was found in choleric persons; decrease of the aggressiveness index was observed in the following sequence: melancholic → sanguine → phlegmatic personality. Reliable difference was revealed between individual scales of aggression. by computer chronoreflexometry detected Constitutionally specified relation of the level of aggression, hostility, irritability, touchiness, sence of guilt and lability of the nervous system as well as the ratio of excitation and inhibitory processes, rate and accuracy to perform simple and complex sensorimotor acts, level of differentiating inhibition development, activation level and functional potential of CNS.

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entral nervous system (CNS), visual-motor reaction, temperament, aggression

Keywords: central nervous system (CNS), visual-motor reaction, temperament, aggression


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