US researchers have found that small man syndrome really does exist.
While we are led to believe the beefed up, macho men are the most aggressive, it seems the smaller fellas are the more violent ones.
Researchers at the Federal Centres for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, say men can suffer from ‘male discrepancy stress’ where they feel they are falling short of traditional masculine gender norms.
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As a result, they will often seek power, war and conquest to make up for their physical shortcomings.