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Measuring virgin female aggression in the female intruder test (FIT): Effects of oxytocin, estrous cycle, and anxiety.

de Jong, Trynke, Beiderbeck, Daniela Ingeborg and Neumann, Inga D. (2014) Measuring virgin female aggression in the female intruder test (FIT): Effects of oxytocin, estrous cycle, and anxiety. PLoS ONE 9 (3), e91701.

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Abstract

The costs of violence and aggression in our society have stimulated the scientific search for the predictors and causes of aggression. The majority of studies have focused on males, which are considered to be more aggressive than females in most species. However, rates of offensive behavior in girls and young women are considerable and are currently rising in Western society. The extrapolation of ...

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Item type:Article
Date:10 March 2014
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Tierphysiologie/Neurobiologie (Prof. Dr. Inga Neumann)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1371/journal.pone.0091701DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:30449
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