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a unit of electrical resistance equal to the resistance between two points on a conductor when a potential difference of one volt between them produces a current of one ampere

German physicist who formulated Ohm's law (1787-1854)

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Gohm (2000) "Age and sex differences in subjective well-being across cultures" in E.
A number of researchers have also found significant relationships between subjective well-being (satisfaction with life) and marital status (see Diener, Gohm, Suh, & Oishi, 2000).
Defined as "unwanted sex obtained by threat, force, or the assault of a victim who is incapable of consenting" (Littleton & Henderson, 2009), incidences of sexual assault on college campuses in the United States are extremely high (Abbey, McDuffie, & McAusllan, 1996; Brenner, McMahon, Warren, & Douglas, 1999; Gross, Winslett, Roberts, & Gohm, 2006; Koss, Gidycz, & Wisniewski 1987; Rodriguez, Rich, Hastings, & Page, 2006; Schwartz & DeKeseredy 1997; Simon, 1993; Winslett & Gross, 2009).
This high-risk population of women is more vulnerable because they are young, dating, and involved in the campus party scene (Cass, 2007; Gross, Winslett, Roberts, & Gohm, 2006; Fisher et al.