disorder is apparently rare, with the majority of cases occurring when the
individual is between late adolescence and late twenties. There is some
evidence of that the neurotransmitter serotonin may play a role in this
disorder is characterized by frequent and often unpredictable episodes of
extreme anger or physical outbursts. Between episodes, there is typically
no evidence of violence or physical threat.
could involve medication or therapy, with the best prognosis utilizing a
combination of the two.
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