سال انتشار: ۱۳۹۰

محل انتشار: پنجمین کنفرانس بین المللی پیشرفتهای علوم و تکنولوژی

تعداد صفحات: ۹

نویسنده(ها):

M Atashzar – Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, Zanjan University
A. H. Parizanganeh –

چکیده:

Lead is one of the most common toxic metals in our inner city environments. It is found almost in all aspects of urban environment and in biological systems including human. Itaffects nearly every system of the body and is particularly a problem for young children. Some of our urban crime can be traced to environmental pollutions. They may beassociated with brain damage due to lead toxicity. Lead concentrations above the levels known to cause physical damage may be associated with an increased potential for antisocial, aggression and criminal behaviors in children and youth.Lead toxicity has cultural, political and sociological implications and is one of several powerful biological and environmental factors that affect adult crime, violence, behavioraldisorders, low school achievement, hyperactivity, and low levels of parental education.Future epidemiological studies of the causes of criminality should include lead and other neurotoxic agents as risk factors. In this paper the impact of lead poisoning on urban dweller’s behavior, especially among children and youth are evaluated