Human Sexuality / Edition 1 by Ruth Westheimer, Sanford Lopater | | 9780683301380 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Human Sexuality / Edition 1

Human Sexuality / Edition 1

by Ruth Westheimer, Sanford Lopater
     
 

ISBN-10: 0683301381

ISBN-13: 9780683301380

Pub. Date: 10/28/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The textbook that you'll also want as a life-long reference! And for instructors, this text will engage and motivate students like no other. Co-authors Ruth Westheimer, EdD and Sanford Lopater, PhD form a compelling team to offer you a text that integrates clinical experience with academic expertise, demonstrating a proven ability to make this subject accessible,

Overview

The textbook that you'll also want as a life-long reference! And for instructors, this text will engage and motivate students like no other. Co-authors Ruth Westheimer, EdD and Sanford Lopater, PhD form a compelling team to offer you a text that integrates clinical experience with academic expertise, demonstrating a proven ability to make this subject accessible, understandable, and engaging. Classical content along with innovative approaches are intertwined to provide: psychosocial prominence, a strong cross-cultural emphasis, in-depth assessments of sexuality in aging and illness, focus on personal health & wellness, readable and reassuring nature and unsurpassed artwork. LWW supports every instructor's individual style and educational priorities, and gives students an extra edge with these ancillaries: imagebank, instructor's guide, test generator (written by co-author Sanford Lopater), lecture presentation slides, online content updates, web resource links, student study guide, and an introductory video by Dr. Ruth Westheimer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683301380
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
780

Table of Contents

1. The Place of Sexuality in Our Lives 2. Historical and Current Traditions and Perspectives in Human Sexuality 3. Gender, Sexual Identity, Self-Concept and the Psychosocial Environment 4. Female and Male Genital and Reproductive Anatomy, Physiology, and Endocrinology 5. Taking Care of Yourself: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Wellness 6. Sexual Arousal and Responsiveness: Personal and Societal Perspectives on Pleasure and Sharing 7. Love, Affection, and Sexual Intimacy 8. Physical Expressions of Eroticism and Intimacy 9. Gender Preferences 10. Fertility, Infertility, Pregnancy, and Childbirth 11. Contraception: Making Choices or Taking Chances 12. Sexual Experience and Expression in Childhood and Adolescence 13. Sexuality in Young Adulthood, Adulthood, and Aging 14. Sexual Dysfunctions: Incompatibility, Inadequacy, or Inappropriately Learned Responses 15. Sex Therapy: "Helping People to Help Themselves" 16. Illness and Disability: Coping with Impairment and Loss 17. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and AIDS 18. Sexual Variations and the Paraphilias 19. Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Force: The Loss of Our Very Personhood

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