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NCJ Number: NCJ 241265     Find in a Library
Title: Relationship Between Drug Use and Sexual Aggression in Men Across Time
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Author(s): Kevin M. Swartout ; Jacquelyn W. White
  Journal: Journal of Interpersonal Violence  Volume:25  Issue:9  Dated:September 2010  Pages:1716 to 1735
Date Published: 09/2010
Page Count: 20
  Annotation: This study examined the relationship between drug use and sexual aggression in a sample of men was examined at five time points from adolescence through the 4th year of college.
Abstract: The relationship between drug use and sexual aggression in a sample of men was examined at five time points from adolescence through the 4th year of college. Hierarchical linear modeling explored the relationship between proximal drug use and severity of sexual aggression after controlling for proximal alcohol use at each time period. Results revealed that proximal drug use was associated with sexual aggression severity: Increased drug use predicted increased severity of sexual aggression across time. A second set of analyses explored the relationship between distal marijuana use and severity of sexual aggression after controlling for distal alcohol use. Results indicated that increased marijuana use predicted increased severity of sexual aggression across time. A third set of analyses explored the relationship between distal use of other illicit drugs and severity of sexual aggression after controlling for distal alcohol use. Results mirrored those of the second set of analyses and are discussed in terms of drug use as a component of deviant lifestyles that may include sexually aggressive behavior, including implications for applied settings. Abstract published by arrangement with Sage Journals.
Main Term(s): Drug Related Crime
Index Term(s): Marijuana ; Sexual behavior ; Drug effects ; Sexual assault ; Aggression ; NIJ grant-related documents
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Grant Number: 98-WT-VX-0010
Type: Research (Applied/Empirical)
Country: United States of America
Language: English
   
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