FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS

States that frustration produces aggression and aggression results from prior frustrations. Later noted by Neal Miller that frustration leads to different actions but aggression was the main one.

FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS: "The frustration aggression hypothesis was defined by John Dollard, 1900-1980."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/frustration-aggression-hypothesis/ (accessed January 20, 2019).
SHARE