Human Sexuality: Meeting Your Basic Needs / Edition 1

Human Sexuality: Meeting Your Basic Needs / Edition 1

by Roy F. Baumeister, Roy F. Baumeister, Andrew W. Miracle, Tina Miracle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130326585

ISBN-13: 9780130326584

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Human Sexuality is an accessible, comprehensive introduction to human sexuality as it relates to basic human needs. Major concepts discussed are neither over simplified, not overly technical. This book discusses all aspects of human sexuality—from sexual anatomy and sexual dysfunction to gender roles and sexual orientation—in terms of five…  See more details below

Overview

Human Sexuality is an accessible, comprehensive introduction to human sexuality as it relates to basic human needs. Major concepts discussed are neither over simplified, not overly technical. This book discusses all aspects of human sexuality—from sexual anatomy and sexual dysfunction to gender roles and sexual orientation—in terms of five different categories: Physical Needs, Social Needs, Emotional Needs, Spiritual Needs, and Cognitive Needs. For health professionals, sexual health professionals, or anyone interested in a book that emphasizes the totality of human sexuality.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130326584
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Pages:
674
Product dimensions:
9.04(w) x 10.74(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexxiii
About The Authorsxxix
Chapter 1Finding Your Way in a Diverse World2
Chapter 2Human Sexual Anatomy and Physiology26
Chapter 3Sexual Arousal and Response74
Chapter 4Sexual Dysfunctions and Therapies100
Chapter 5Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth132
Chapter 6Contraception and Abortion166
Chapter 7Sexually Transmitted Infections200
Chapter 8Social Control of Sexuality236
Chapter 9Sex Across the Life Span262
Chapter 10Sex and Gender292
Chapter 11Sexual Orientation322
Chapter 12Consensual Sexual Behavior346
Chapter 13Sexual Coercion372
Chapter 14The Business of Sex412
Chapter 15Sex and Love438
Chapter 16Sex and Heartache474
Chapter 17Sexuality, Spirituality and Religious Traditions498
Chapter 18Sexual Politics and Legal Issues518
Chapter 19Sexuality Education548
Chapter 20Defining Responsibility in a Changing World564
Glossary589
References603
Credits649
Name Index653
Subject Index663

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >