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Our Sexuality (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 9

Our Sexuality (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac) / Edition 9

by Robert L. Crooks, Karla Baur


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ISBN-13: 9780534633752
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 07/28/2004
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 720
Product dimensions: 8.24(w) x 11.44(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

The integration of psychological, social, and biological components of human sexuality in this text is facilitated by the blending of the authors' academic and professional backgrounds. Robert Crooks has a Ph.D. in psychology, and his graduate training stressed clinical and physiological psychology. In addition, he has considerable background in sociology, which served as his minor throughout his graduate training. His involvement with teaching human sexuality classes at the university and college level spans two decades.

Karla Baur has a master's degree in social work; her advanced academic work stressed clinical training. She is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice with a specialty in sex therapy. Karla has been certified as a sex educator, therapist, and sex therapy supervisor by the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. She has instructed sexuality classes at several colleges and universities and provides training for other mental health professionals.

Table of Contents

1. Perspectives on Sexuality. 2. Sex Research: Methods and Problems. 3. Gender Issues. 4. Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. 5. Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology. 6. Sexual Arousal and Response. 7. Love, Attraction, Attachment, and Intimate Relationships. 8. Communication in Sexual Behavior. 9. Sexual Behaviors. 10. Sexual Orientations. 11. Contraception. 12. Conceiving Children: Process and Choice. 13. Sexuality During Childhood and Adolescence. 14. Sexuality and the Adult Years. 15. The Nature and Origin of Sexual Difficulties. 16. Sex Therapy and Sex Enhancement. 17. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 18. Atypical Sexual Behavior. 19. Sexual Coercion. 20. Sex For Sale.

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