McCarty's fascination is always with what might be called (pace Adrienne Rich's old theoretical chestnut) a lesbian continuum of erotic thrill seeking
and aggression: Her subjects are usually victims and/or perpetrators of violence between women.
Most cougar reports are surely cultural projections, drawn perhaps from guilt for the ravages of the past, from fear, thrill seeking
, or sheer defiance of authority.
As with young adults in general, drug use among disabled college students is closely associated with a previous history of drug use, frequent sexual activity and a tendency toward thrill seeking