DESTRUCTIVENESS By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Expressing aggression by using destructive behaviour. See self-destructiveness. DESTRUCTIVENESS: "Joe showed his destructiveness by taking his anger out and destroying the vase." Related Psychology Terms ESCALATION OF AGGRESSION ANTISOCIAL AGGRESSION SEXUAL ADDICTION ANIMAL AGGRESSION DISPLAY RULES SWINGING PREDATORY AGGRESSION DRAMATIZATION FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS DIRECT AGGRESSION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DESTRUCTIVENESS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/destructiveness/ (accessed January 25, 2021).