Harvard Mental Health Letter

Commentary: Violence as a medical issue

Commentary

Violence as a medical issue

The McLaughlin Report host introduced the issue this way:

"Road rage drivers are not just angry. They're crazy. So says research from Harvard and the University of Chicago. The new sickness is called IED — intermittent explosive disorder. IED sufferers have abnormal areas of the brain that are supposed to control anger....Should states require brain scans before issuing driver's licenses?"

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