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2013-03-21 00:20:50

CINCINNATI, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) The pilot study, led by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and published this week online in the journal Psychiatric Quarterly, suggests a link between salivary concentrations of certain hormones and aggression. Researchers, led by Drew Barzman, MD, a child...

2011-06-13 14:59:30

Researchers hope to combine questionnaire with 'biomarkers of aggression' to better predict pediatric aggression and violence Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have developed a tool to rapidly assess the risk of aggressive and violent behavior by children and adolescents hospitalized on psychiatric units. Ultimately, they hope to use the questionnaire to improve treatment and prevention of aggressive behavior in schools and in the community. A study providing...