Exploring the Dimensions of Human Sexuality

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Feb 19, 2016 - Health & Fitness - 824 pages
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Fully revised and updated with the latest statistics and developments in the field, the Sixth Edition of Exploring the Dimensions of Human Sexuality presents all aspects of human sexuality and explores how it affects personality, development, and decision making. Using a student-friendly interpersonal approach, the text discusses contemporary concepts as well as controversial topics in a sensitive manner, and covers the physiological, biological, psychological, spiritual, and cultural dimensions of human sexuality. Exploring the Dimensions of Human Sexuality is an essential text for teaching sexuality and provides an integrated view of human sexuality that encourages students to pursue positive decisions, sexual health, and a lifetime of wellness.

Key Features
- 4 NEW CHAPTERS - Sections on unexpected pregnancy outcomes, body image, alternative sexual behavior, and HIV and AIDS are now expanded into new chapters.
- NEW - New section on the recently FDA approved drug Addyi which is used to treat Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorders in woman
- UPDATED THROUGHOUT - Extensively updated to highlight the latest information and statistics related to Human Sexuality
- BOXED FEATURES highlight five distinct topics covered in each chapter: Multicultural Dimensions, Global Dimensions, Gender Dimensions, Communication Dimensions, and Ethical Dimensions
- Myth vs Fact Boxes enhance student understanding of key concepts by giving student the facts and dispelling myths.


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CHAPTER 1 Introducing the Dimensions of Human Sexuality
CHAPTER 2 Sexuality Research
CHAPTER 3 Sexual Communication
CHAPTER 4 Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
CHAPTER 5 Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
CHAPTER 6 Sexual Response and Arousal
CHAPTER 7 Contraception
CHAPTER 8 Conception Pregnancy and Birth
CHAPTER 14 Sexuality in Adulthood
CHAPTER 15 Sexual Techniques and Behavior
CHAPTER 16 Alternative Sexual Behavior
CHAPTER 17 Forcible Sexual Behaviors
CHAPTER 18 Sexually Transmitted Infections
CHAPTER 20 Sexual Dysfunction and Therapy
CHAPTER 21 Sexual Consumerism

CHAPTER 9 Unexpected Pregnancy Outcomes
CHAPTER 10 Gender Dimensions
CHAPTER 11 Body Image
CHAPTER 12 Sexual Orientation Identity and Expression
CHAPTER 13 Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence
CHAPTER 22 Sexual Ethics Morality and the Law
EPILOGUE Taking Responsibility for Your Sexual Health

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Dr. Jerrold S. Greenberg is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Public and Community Health at the University of Maryland. Dr. Greenberg earned his baccalaureate and masters degrees from The City College of New York and then continued his education at Syracuse University where he earned his doctorate. Dr. Greenberg has taught at Syracuse University, Boston University, and the State University of New York at Buffalo before accepting a professorship at the University of Maryland in 1979. Dr. Greenberg has written over 50 books on such topics as elder care, health, stress management, physical fitness, sexuality, and methods of health education. In addition, he has published over 80 articles in professional journals and in lay magazines. Among Dr. Greenberg's honors are: the University of Maryland Service-Learning Advocate of the Year award for 2003-2004; the American School Health Association's Distinguished Service Award; selection as Alliance Scholar by the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance; the Presidential Citation, the Certificate of Appreciation, and the Scholar Award of the American Association for Health Education; selection for inclusion in Who's Who in America, Outstanding Young Men of America, and Who's Who in World Jewry. Dr. Greenberg has also served on the editorial boards of the professional journals Health Education and The Journal of School Health; and as a reviewer for other professional journals. In addition, Dr. Greenberg has conducted stress management workshops for professional, business, and lay organizations throughout the United States.

Dr. Clint E. Bruess is Dean Emeritus of the School of Education and Professor Emeritus of Health Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is also Professor Emeritus at Birmingham-Southern College. He earned his bachelor's degree at Macalester College, his master's at the University of Maryland, and his doctorate at Temple University. Dr. Bruess was a professor at West Chester University, Towson University (also department chair), and The University of Alabama at Birmingham (also department chair and later Dean of the School of Education), before becoming Division Chair and Professor at Birmingham-Southern College. He also directed the School Health Education Project for the National Center for Health Education for three years. Dr. Bruess has coauthored more than 15 textbooks in the areas of human sexuality, sexuality education, personal health, and school health programs. In addition, he has published numerous articles in professional journals and served in elected and appointed positions for the American School Health Association (also a Fellow), American Association for Health Education (also a Fellow), and Society of Public Health Educators. Dr. Bruess continues to review professional articles for Health Education, The Journal of School Health, The International Journal of Health Education, The American Journal of Health Behavior, and serves on the editorial board of the American Journal of Sexuality Education.

Sara B. Oswalt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology at the University of Texas at San Antonio. She attended Pennsylvania State University for her undergraduate degree, Indiana University for her Master's in Public Health degree and University of Georgia for her doctorate degree. She worked as a college health educator for eight years, spending six of those years as the sexual health coordinator for The University of Georgia. Dr. Oswalt has authored more than 25 journal articles. Her research interests are directed at college students: assessing their health status and the evaluation of college and university efforts to address those health issues. She has a special interest in sexual health issues for the college population. She regularly teaches sexuality courses for undergraduate students and is also an ASSECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists) Certified Sexuality Educator.

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