Exploring the Dimensions of Human Sexuality / Edition 3

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Exploring The Dimensions Of Human Sexuality, Third Edition, Has Been Extensively Updated To Include Information And Statistics About Recent Developments. This Text Continues To Encourage Students To Explore The Varied Dimensions Of Sexuality And To See How Each Affects Their Personal Sexuality, Sexual Health, And Sexual Responsibility. All Aspects Of Sexuality—Biological, Spiritual, Psychological, And Sociocultural—Are Presented Factually And Impartially.

This book beautifully and effectively presents all aspects of sexuality:biological, spiritual, psychological, and social/cultural:as interconnected and significant. This new textbook is designed around central theme that our feelings, attitudes, and beliefs regarding sexuality are continually influenced by our internal and external environments. The boxed feature program, additional pedagogy, and ancillaries of this new textbook have been designed around these core concepts.

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This textbook explores the biological, psychological, and social dimensions of sexuality. The 18 chapters cover sexual anatomy and physiology, contraception and pregnancy, sexual orientation, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual disorders and therapy, and forcible sexual behaviors. The 2002 edition updates the statistics cited. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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A textbook for the "Just Say No" generation with a large dash of PC, discussing some of the pleasures of sex and a lot of the problems. Biological, psychological, and socio-cultural considerations are integrated to "enhance the sexual health and wellness" of students. Headings address themes including sexual communication, female and male anatomy and physiology, gender dimensions, sexual response and arousal, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual consumerism, and sexual ethics, morality, and law. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763741488
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 9/28/2006
  • Edition description: 3E
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 885
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface xiv
Visual Walkthrough xvii
Acknowledgments xx
Chapter 1 Introducing the Dimensions of Human Sexuality 2
Chapter 2 Sexuality Research 32
Chapter 3 Sexual Communication 70
Chapter 4 Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology 96
Chapter 5 Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology 138
Infocus: Body Image 158
Chapter 6 Gender Dimensions 178
Chapter 7 Sexual Response and Arousal 208
Chapter 8 Contraception 232
Chapter 9 Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth 266
Infocus: Unexpected Pregnancy Outcomes 314
Chapter 10 Sexual Techniques and Behavior 334
Chapter 11 Sexual Orientation 358
Chapter 12 Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence 388
Chapter 13 Sexuality in Adulthood 422
Chapter 14 Sexually Transmitted Infections 460
Infocus: HIV & AIDS 490
Chapter 15 Sexual Disorders and Therapy 512
Infocus: Atypical Sexual Behaviors 544
Chapter 16 Forcible Sexual Behaviors 560
Chapter 17 Sexual Consumerism 598
Chapter 18 Sexual Ethics, Morality, and the Law 630
Epilogue: Taking Responsibility for Your Sexual Health 655
Appendix An Introduction to Service-Learning 665
References 669
Credits 686
Index 687
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