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Finger, Anja - - 2011
Tobey, Jacquelyn - - 2011
The purpose of this study was to explore the demographic differences and similarities (for race, gender, and age) in a diverse urban sample on the following variables: Adolescent sexual behaviors, parental attitudes towards sex, maternal amount of communication, paternal amount of communication, and whether or not school was a source ...
Muscarella, Frank - - 2011
Humans use fragrances in colognes and perfumes to enhance their own natural odors, and human odor is an important element in sexual attraction and mate selection. Although there is evidence of gender differences in scent preferences there is little information on sexual orientation differences. Participants completed an online survey of ...
Butler, Scott - - 2011
Objective: Assess the availability of condoms and safer sex products as well as condom distribution procedures among college health centers nationwide. Participants: Data were collected from 358 colleges and universities. Method: Using a cross-sectional design, the authors mailed and emailed a questionnaire to a geographically representative group of 1,200 colleges ...
Suvivuo, Pia - - 2011
Adolescent girls' ability to negotiate effectively is necessary for their sexual health. The aims of this study were to discover the issues of negotiation in Finnish adolescent girls' sexual encounters, what kinds of negotiation strategies they used, and how the girls' intentions were fulfilled. The data are comprised of 68 ...
Alo, Olubunmi - - 2011
The practice of female genital cutting is widespread in Nigeria and varies from one ethnic group to another. In 1994 Nigeria joined members of the 47th World Health Assembly in a resolution to eliminate the practice and since then several steps have been taken to achieve this objective. Sixteen years ...
Smiler, Barry - - 2011
Brak-Lamy, Guadalupe - - 2011
Klein, Marty - - 2011
Hall, David - - 2010
Senjo, Scott - - 2010
Duryea, Elias - - 2010
We present alternative approaches for how results found in sexuality research are portrayed in our literature. Specifically, we propose the use of more graphic methods including the use of icon arrays instead of the routine portrayal using statistical methods (p<.05). Included also is a review of how our reliance on ...
Pettijohn, Terry F., - - 2010
Undergraduates enrolled in two separate sections of a human sexual behavior course (N = 85) at a mid-sized public university in the southeastern U.S. completed pre- and post-measures of the Brief Sexual Attitudes Scale and the Trueblood Sexual Attitudes Questionnaire. Students reported greater tolerance for sexual practices of others and ...
Geer, James - - 2010
Sixty-four undergraduate students were participants in a study that preceded double entendre (DE) words with either sexual or nonsexual primes. Enhanced memory for emotional words has been well established (Kensinger & Corkin, 2003). It was hypothesized that memory would be greater for DE words with sexual primes than nonsexual primes. ...
Whitaker, Damiya - - 2010
Data regarding the etiology of problem-based child and adolescent outcomes indicates neighborhood socioeconomic status, land use mix, traffic danger, availability of drugs and alcohol and collective socialization are factors that influence or confound behavior among youth in urban areas. With socio-ecological models in mind, this study examined associations between early ...
Tewksbury, Richard - - 2010
As contemporary erotic oases, websites have emerged as a vastly popular means for individuals to cruise for others seeking mutually shared sexual interests. Though their presence and popularity are well known, the small body of scholarly research in this area neglects to examine their efficacy in assisting individuals to successfully ...
Fakinos, Michael - - 2010
With the aim of eliciting input from Greek college students about school-based sexuality education, 92 Greek and 47 other nationals responded to two questionnaires that assessed self-appraised, sex-related descriptors, personal experience with, and recommendations for school-based sexuality education. The Greek public school was found to deliver unsatisfying sexuality education, of ...
Leavy, Patricia - - 2010
In this article we explore lesbian, bisexual, and heterosexual college-age women's body image development within the context of their sexual identities. We conducted in-depth interviews with 28 women. Our analysis is situated within feminist constructionist scholarship, socio-cultural body image research, and existing research on body image and sexuality. This research ...
Kalinda, Thomson - - 2010
This study investigated sexual practices in two communities of Mansa District in Zambia. The specific objectives of the study were to examine local views on patterns of sexual behavior; determine whether extra-nuptial sex, sexual cleansing and levirate marriage are practiced in the context of the HIV and AIDS pandemic. The ...
Penhollow, Tina - - 2010
Background : Recreational sexual activities, or sexual behaviors purely for enjoyment, are occurring among college students. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine whether recreational sexual behaviors impact sexual satisfaction and leisure satisfaction. Methods: Data were collected from a sample of undergraduate students at a Southeastern university using ...
Marsh, Amy - - 2010
This article describes the first research conducted with a group of "objectum sexuals" (OS) or "objectophiles," people who experience emotional, romantic, affectionate and/or sexual relationships with objects. Stories of people who identify as OS have been sensationalized in various media, but data is scarce. In March, 2009, the author conducted ...
Carrigan, Mark - - 2009
Fernandes, Edward - - 2009
The present study explored the marital and sexual satisfaction of a sample of 1,376 men and women swingers via an on-line survey. Marital and sexual satisfaction scales were used to measure the levels of satisfaction of the sample in both variables. Demographics characteristics of the sample, attitudes towards swinging experiences, ...
Anderson, Peter - - 2009
The present study is the first report of women's sexual aggression gathered from a sample of women in Ufa, Russian Federation. The research question was: do women of different ethnicities, living in the Russian Federation, who are of different economic, social, and marital status, differ in their frequency of sexually ...
Knox, David, - - 2009
Analysis of data from 783 undergraduate students at a large southeastern university revealed ten significant racial differences. Blacks, compared to whites, were more likely to value financial security over a happy marriage, to be absolutist in sexual values, to regret their decision to have intercourse the first time, to not ...
Altenhoefer, Gwendolin - - 2009
Based on interviews with six activists, this article sketches four different approaches to activism around non-monogamous relationship concepts in the German lesbian-feminist subculture in the past thirty years. The activists cover an age range from 21 to 51, share a feminist background and are each additionally influenced by different subcultures ...
Chiang, Howard - - 2009
The present study analyzed data collected in 11 rounds of the General Social Survey conducted between 1988 and 2004 (N = 10,767 men and 13,868 women). Using simple cross-tabulations, the prevalence of homosexual contact in America was estimated by sex, year, and various sociodemographic variables. The subsequent results of three ...
Stiman, Meaghan - - 2009
In this article we investigate heterosexual college-age women's and men's body image development and overall body concept within the context of their sexual-gender identities and attraction ideals. We conducted in-depth interviews with 38 women and men. We situate our analysis within feminist constructionist scholarship, socio-cultural body image research, and social ...
Corwin, Anna - - 2009
Individuals who identify as "genderqueer" see themselves as neither strictly male nor female. This paper draws on ethnographic data including participant observation, open-ended interviews, and naturally occurring dialogue to examine how genderqueer individuals perform uniquely non-binary genders. The article finds that genderqueer individuals draw on existing gendered cultural forms through ...
Hoff, Gabriele - - 2009
Assessing pathological from non-pathological expressions of alternative sexuality requires close connections between research, clinical practice, and professional training. Stigmatization of various forms of sexuality can cause significant difficulties in gaining information from and making observations about people with alternative sexualities. The present investigation employed a content analysis approach to stories ...
Revell, Arlynn - - 2008
This study examined the association between unwanted early sexual experiences (UESE also referred to as "child sexual abuse" (CSA)) and relationship adjustment among first year students (South Africans = 1,081 and Belgians = 2,608) and the association of the severity of the experience with relationship adjustment. Of South African women ...
Larson, Elizabeth - - 2008
Hall, David - - 2008
Hall, David - - 2008
Anderson, Peter - - 2008
This study compared the responses of women who initiated sexual contact with men to women who did not initiate on two questionnaires; the Multidimensional Sexuality Questionnaire (MSQ: Snell, Fisher, & Walters, 1993) and the Heterosexual Contact Scale (HSC, Anderson, 1998). Volunteers from a southern urban (SU) (n = 272) and ...
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