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Aggression
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1. Concept

No single, comprehensive psychological theory of aggression can encompass the various phenomena covered by the term “aggression.” Three theories or groups of theories are most commonly cited, namely, impulse theory, frustration theory, and learning theories. But even this division is finally imprecise and not very helpful because of the overlapping of some features and many unanswered questions. The theories rest…

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Ritschl, Dietrich, “Aggression”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 02 July 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_A144>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512



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