|promotes men's belief of being capable of committing rape. This effect is pronounced for normal men manifesting some degree of psychoticism; it is negligible for men with minimal psychotic tendencies.|
|2.||Habitual male consumers of common pornography appear to be at greater risk of becoming sexually callous and sexually violent toward women than occasional male consumers.|
|3.||Prolonged consumption of nonviolent and violent soft-core pornography has not been found to facilitate men's retaliatory aggression against women.|
This chapter is an updated version of a paper commissioned by the U.S. Surgeon General for the Surgeon General's Workshop on Pornography and Public Health, Arlington, Virginia, June 22-24, 1986.
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