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1. Daly and Wilson - Death of the partner from physical violence may be an unitended outcome of an evolutionary adaptation that was designed for _____ rather than death

  • Control
  • Insuring resources were not wrongly used
  • Avoiding risk of sexual coercion
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2. High levels of cortisol inhibit testosterone levels and so inhibit aggression. Studies have reported low levels of cortisol in habitual violent offenders

  • Bandura
  • Baucom et al
  • Virkkunen
  • Eisengger et al

3. Emotional response to anticipated loss of affection/status

  • Jealousy
  • Infidelity

4. Who talks about the Importation model?

  • Irwin and Cressey
  • Sykes

5. Low levels are associated with aggression as usual inhibiting responses to emotional stimuli are reduced

  • Testosterone
  • Serotonin
  • Melatonin
  • Dopamine

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