Authors:S. Fischer, R. Dreyer, H. Hussein, M. Weber, and H. Hartmann
The formation of cationic astatine /I/-coordination compounds with selenium-containing neutral ligands is described. The detection of compound formation and first physico-chemical data on the characterization of this new group of At/I/-compounds were obtained by investigation of their electromigration behaviour in free electrolytes. Se-donors coordinate more strongly to At/I/ than ligands containing carbamide and thiocarbamide. This fact is proved by electromigrational studies on the exchange of N,N-ethyleneselenocarbamide, respectively N,N-ethylenethiocarbamide with iodide.
Authors:R. Dreyer, I. Dreyer, S. Fischer, H. Hartmann, and F. Rösch
The formation of cationic astatine compounds with thiourea, thiourea derivatives and some N-acylthioureas was investigated in aqueous solutions. The ion mobilities in free electrolytes were determined for the detection of carrier-free astatine compounds and their characterization. Informations about the stability of this group of compounds could be given after investigations in the presence of halogenide and pseudo halogenide ions /Cl–, Br–, I–, SCN–/. First results on the reaction of At//+ with thiourea derivatives and N-acylthioureas in acid and neutral solutions are reported. The cationic astatine compound formation with representatives of this group is shown.
Authors:Jannis Engel, Andrea Kessler, Maria Veit, Christopher Sinke, Ivo Heitland, Jonas Kneer, Uwe Hartmann, and Tillmann H. C. Kruger
Background and aims
Despite the high prevalence of perceived problems relating to symptoms of hypersexual disorder (HD), important aspects remain underinvestigated. This study examines symptoms of depression, symptoms of problematic cybersex, and coercive sexual behavior in a large online sample from a German-speaking population.
In an online survey, N = 1,194 (n = 564 women) participated in this study and completed measures including self-report questionnaires to assess depressive symptoms (PHQ-9), HD (HBI-19), symptoms of problematic cybersex (s-IATsex), as well as questions characterizing participants sexually, including fantasies and actual sexual coercive behaviors.
Men reported increased levels of HD symptom severity, pornography consumption, masturbation, and partnered sexual activity. Moreover, 59% of men and 18% of women reported fantasies of sexual coercion, whereas 21% of men and 4% of women reported acts of sexual coercion. Moderated regression analyses showed that symptoms of depression as well as sexual coercive fantasies and behaviors were associated with levels of HD symptom severity. Problematic cybersex, total sexual outlet (TSO), pornography consumption, and number of sexual partners were also associated with HD symptom severity. Interaction effects indicated that, in women, the connection of TSO as well as pornography was more strongly associated with levels of HD symptom severity than in men.
This survey indicated that levels of HD symptom severity are often associated with severe intra- and interpersonal difficulties. Furthermore, the amount of sexual activity seems to be more strongly connected to levels of HD symptom severity in women than in men.