hyperaggression

hyperaggression

furious aggressiveness, a normal state for some wild cats when captured. A clinical sign in ordinarily mild-mannered animals in furious rabies.
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Kohli's own hyperaggression can have a negative effect on his teammates, as seen in the on- field clash between Raina and Jadeja in Zimbabwe.
Once recovered, he launched straight into hyperaggression, attempting, again, to get his own way.
War trauma - depression, anguish and hyperaggression - is common in Afghanistan.
Moreover, when dolphins are forced to make physical contact with people and tow them around in the water, hyperaggression often results, toward humans, as summarized above, but also towards other dolphins and themselves in the form of self-mutilation.
One agency liaison emphasized that a large percentage of foster children are experiencing the effects of prenatal exposure to drugs, including hyperaggression, hyperactivity, and cognitive impairment.
Older males, too, exert a moderating influence on younger members: when older males are eliminated from a herd (by poachers, because older elephants have larger tusks), the orphans suffer from an elephantine version of post-traumatic stress disorder, displaying "abnormal startle response, depression, unpredictable asocial behavior and hyperaggression.
As a result, elephants are experiencing a "breakdown," says Bradshaw, and are displaying behavior typically associated with post-traumatic stress disorder in human beings: unpredictable and asocial behavior, inattentive mothering, and hyperaggression.
The extra Y chromosome had been put forward as a cause of hyperaggression, in accordance with the cultural logic that men are more aggressive than women, and men have a Y chromosome, therefore XYYs should be extra-aggressive.
For example, researchers know that manganese is a neurotoxicant that contributes to inattention, impulsivity, and hyperaggression.