Composure is the ruler of instability.
Aggression is a potential symptom of diseases, disorders or conditions that interfere with thought processes, such as brain tumors, dementia, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, and a number of personality disorders. Although specific causes of aggression are not known, some studies have shown that abnormal brain chemistry or structural changes may play a role. Environment and genetics also seem to be involved.
Aggressive behaviors can lead to academic, employment, financial, legal and relationship problems. Associated actions may result in incarceration or hospitalization. The success of rehabilitation and treatment depends on the underlying cause of the aggression.
Aggression can have serious, even life-threating, complications. Seek immediate medical care (call 911) for serious injury; or threatening, irrational or suicidal behavior.