Territorial Aggression Law and Legal Definition

Territorial aggression refers to threat or attack behavior displayed towards an invasion of ones territory or the submissive-retreat behavior displayed when confronted while intruding. It is directed toward the defense of an area by an individual or a group against entry by others. Believe that one is encroaching on ones status could also be considered an invasion. For instance land encroachment, loss of power in relationships leading to spouse abuse.