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Frustration-Aggression hypothesis is a theory of aggression proposed by John Dollard, Neal E. Miller et al. in 1939[1], and further developed by Miller, Roger Barker et al. in 1941[2] and Leonard Berkowitz in 1969[3].

Further reading


  1. Dollard, Miller et al. (1939). The hypothesis suggests that the failure to obtain a desired or expected goal leads to aggressive behavior.Frustration and aggression, Yale University Press, New Haven, ISBN 0313222010
  2. Miller, Barker et al. (1941). Symposium on the Frustration-Aggression Hypothesis, Psychological Review, No. 48, pp. 337-366
  3. Berkowitz, Leonard (1969). The frustration-aggression hypothesis revisited, in: Berokowitz (ed.), Roots of aggression, Atherton Press, New York

Also see


bg:Теория за фрустрация-агресия de:Frustrations-Aggressions-Hypothese pl:Teoria frustracji - agresji

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