roid rage

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Heightened aggression or a tantrum arising as a side-effect of anabolic steroid ingestion. It is distinguished from road rage, which may or may not be associated with steroid use. The term first appeared in an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune in 1987. See also impulse-control disorders, intermittent explosive disorder. [A shortened form of steroid]

Subjects: Psychology.

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