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An acute psychotic response—uncontrolled outbursts of anger, frustration or combativeness—of unknown pathogenesis seen in those who abuse anabolic steroids, typically in body builders
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'roid rage

Sports medicine An acute psychotic response–uncontrolled outbursts of anger, frustration or combativeness–of unknown pathogenesis seen in those who abuse anabolic steroids, usually in body builders. See Anabolic steroids, Weight training.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A few columnists, including Bill Lankhof of The Toronto Sun and Jacob Longan of the Stillwater News-Press, obliquely diagnosed "'roid rage" from afar.
Most researchers agree that some users are prone to sudden and sporadic outburst of violent "roid rage" but there is little agreement on why this happens and the extent of the problem.
I think it was a bit of a roid rage. That's the only thing I can point to to explain (it).
The developments came as police in Atlanta, Georgia, investigated if Benoit, 40, had suffered from "roid rage".
But here in Wales, and in the Valleys in particular, police will talk of the record of an epidemic of late night violence being driven by what's called 'roid rage.
Steroid users are also known to develop short tempers - known in body-building gyms as "Roid Rage".
If Pistorius's lawyers choose to avoid the self-defense avenue, another option may be to argue temporary insanity based on chemical stimulants, a defense irreverently referred to in sports-mad South Africa as "roid rage", short for 'steroid'.
FEW men could make Graham Norton look butch, but compared to Julian Clary's appearance in Glasgow on Sunday night the Irish comic seems like the Terminator with 'roid rage.
The condition has become known as "roid rage", which causes heavy steroid users to suffer hallucinations and have suicidal thoughts.
(http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/articles/427009/20130123/police-corruption-steriod-abuse-gyms-forming-relationships.htm) Police 'Roid Rage: Widespread Corruption Linked to Steroid Abuse and Gym Use
Detectives are looking at the possible theory he shot his girlfriend dead in a "roid rage" frenzy - a temper brought on by the use of the drugs.
So strong are the links between bodybuilding drugs and violence that the condition is known as "roid rage".