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MAOA-uVNTR polymorphism is thought to be associated with childhood sexual and physical abuse and impulsivity in men. This polymorphism has been shown to be associated with low CSF 5-HIAA levels, bipolar disorder, major depression, alcoholism, impulsivity, and anti-social personality traits. In the studies conducted in the following years, the gene called monoaminoxidase (MAOA), which is widely known as a crime, is less secreted than necessary, and when maltreatment in childhood is combined, people with this gene show aggressive behavior at an older age. Furthermore, after detecting the presence of this gene in people who have antisocial characteristics at an early age, these persons can be rehabilitated at appropriate centers and preventive activities can be carried out for community rest.

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[Seda Ugras, Ceyda Ergil and Emel Hulya Yukseloglu. (2017); GENETIC TENDENCY AND PENALTY APPLICATIONS. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (9). 34-37] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

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Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/5297       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/5297

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