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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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Introducing the Dimensions of Human Sexuality
2
CHAPTER 2 Sexuality Research
30
CHAPTER 3 Sexual Communication
70
CHAPTER 4 Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
98
CHAPTER 5 Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology
138
CHAPTER 6 Sexual Response and Arousal
160
CHAPTER 7 Contraception
188
CHAPTER 8 Conception Pregnancy and Birth
230
CHAPTER 14 Sexuality in Adulthood
464
CHAPTER 15 Sexual Techniques and Behavior
522
CHAPTER 16 Alternative Sexual Behavior
550
CHAPTER 17 Forcible Sexual Behaviors
570
CHAPTER 18 Sexually Transmitted Infections
622
CHAPTER 19 HIV and AIDS
658
CHAPTER 20 Sexual Dysfunction and Therapy
686
CHAPTER 21 Sexual Consumerism
718

CHAPTER 9 Unexpected Pregnancy Outcomes
284
CHAPTER 10 Gender Dimensions
316
CHAPTER 11 Body Image
358
CHAPTER 12 Sexual Orientation Identity and Expression
386
CHAPTER 13 Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence
426
CHAPTER 22 Sexual Ethics Morality and the Law
762
EPILOGUE Taking Responsibility for Your Sexual Health
788
Glossary
797
Index
809
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Professor Emeritus, University of Maryland

Dean Emeritus, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Professor Emeritus, Birmingham-Southern College

Associate Professor, University of Texas at San Antonio

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