Lust: What We Know about Human Sexual Desire

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Feelings of sexual desire, attraction, and lust play an important role in human lives and in many human relationships. Pamela C. Regan and Ellen Berscheid have written an accessible, interdisciplinary book that reviews theory and research on the characteristics of sexual desire, the individual physical and mental factors of sexual desire, the various partner characteristics that incite sexual desire, and the association between sexual desire and interpersonal, relational events and experiences. Lust: What We Know...
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Overview

Feelings of sexual desire, attraction, and lust play an important role in human lives and in many human relationships. Pamela C. Regan and Ellen Berscheid have written an accessible, interdisciplinary book that reviews theory and research on the characteristics of sexual desire, the individual physical and mental factors of sexual desire, the various partner characteristics that incite sexual desire, and the association between sexual desire and interpersonal, relational events and experiences. Lust: What We Know About Human Sexual Desire concludes with an examination of the personal, interpersonal, and societal implications of sexual desire. Throughout, the authors draw on findings from their own body of research on sexual desire and romantic attraction, as well as on an extensive review of the relevant social, behavioral, and medical science literatures.
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Psychologists Regan (U. of California-Los Angeles) and Bersheid (U. of Minnesota) review and assemble past and present theory, supposition, and knowledge about sexual desire from a number of scientific disciplines. The cover historical perspectives, the phenomenon, the body, the mind, the partner and relationship, romantic love, and future directions. Not illustrated. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761917939
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 8/28/1999
  • Series: SAGE Series on Close Relationships Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Pamela Regan is Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social Relations Lab at California State University, Los Angeles. She received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. Her research interests are in the areas of close relationships and human sexuality, with an emphasis on passionate love, sexual desire, and mate preference. She is a young "up-and-coming" professor (Ph.D. 1994) who has already established a name for herself by publishing over 40 journal articles, book chapters, and reviews (and giving close to 60 professional presentations) on the dynamics of sex, love, and human mating. She is the coauthor, with Ellen Berscheid, of Lust: What We Know About Human Sexual Desire (Sage Series on Close Relationships, 1999).

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Sexual Desire: Historical Perspectives 1
2 Sexual Desire: The Phenomenon 12
3 Sexual Desire: The Body (Part I) 32
4 Sexual Desire: The Body (Part II) 53
5 Sexual Desire: The Mind 69
6 Sexual Desire: The Partner and the Relationship 88
7 Sexual Desire and Romantic Love 110
8 Sexual Desire: Future Directions 137
References 141
Index 169
About the Authors 173
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