the assumption that frustration causes aggression. (628)
The extent to which people feel frustrated predicts the likelihood that they will act aggressively. go to glossary index
The theory that frustration causes aggression.
The idea that (1) frustration always elicits the motive to aggress and (2) all aggression is caused by frustration.
The hypothesis that frustration (thwarting a person?s goal-directed efforts) induces an aggressive drive, which, in turn, motivates aggressive behavior.