The role of sex as an effect modifier of developmental lead Pb exposure has until recently received little attention. Lead exposure in early life can affect brain development with persisting influences on cognitive and behavioral functioning, as well as, elevated risks for developing a variety of diseases and disorders in later life. Although both sexes are affected by Pb exposure, the incidence, manifestation, and severity of outcomes appears to differ in males and females. Results from epidemiologic and animal studies indicate significant effect modification by sex, however, the results are not consistent across studies.
Women's Sexual Aggression Against Men: Prevalence and Predictors
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Sex-Dependent Effects of Developmental Lead Exposure on the Brain
In this study, we investigated the prevalence of women's sexual aggression against men and examined predictors of sexual aggression in a sample of women. Respondents reported their use of aggressive strategies physical force, exploitation of a man's incapacitated state, and verbal pressure to make a man engage in sexual touch, sexual intercourse, or oral sex against his will. Childhood abuse, gender role orientation, ambiguous communication of sexual intentions, level of sexual activity, and peer pressure were included as predictors of sexual aggression. Almost 1 in 10 respondents 9.
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