chapter  19
Treatment of Aggression: Serotonergic Agents
ByRoyce Lee, Emil F. Coccaro
Pages 18

INTRODUCTION This chapter focuses on psychopharmacological treatments of impulsive aggression with a serotonergic mechanism of action. The psychopharmacological treatment of impulsive, rather than premeditated, aggression will be the focus of this discussion because of the preponderance of evidence liking serotonergic dysfunction to impulsive, rather than premeditated, aggression (1).