How did the arrivalof the medical model of sexuality at the end of the 19thcenturyimpact views of sexuality in the United States?
The ancient Greeksinstitutionalized homosexuality successfully.
According to ThomasAquinas, using sex in unnatural ways was immoral. What did he consider theworst of all sexual sins?
What best describeshow semen was viewed in early Chinese civilization?
Early Christianityled to all of the following EXCEPT:
In 1973, the AmericanPsychiatric Association:
Based on India’sprimary religious system of Hinduism and the concept of karma, what bestdescribes the state of being a woman?
The Comstock Act of1873 allowed people access to contraception if they were married.
According to MartinLuther, how did Protestantism differ from the teachings of the Catholic Church?
According to theChristian Bible, what best describes Jesus’ view on sexuality?
During the MiddleAges, who would a man enlist before marriage to help teach him the secrets oflove and the ways of restoring potency?
What statement isTRUE about menarche?
Implantation of afertilized egg usually occurs during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle.
The term amenorrhearefers to painful menstruation.
What layer of theuterus is partially shed during menstruation?
What female externalsex organ sits inside the labia majora and joins together to form the prepuce?
The uterus is thefemale’s most important producer of female sex hormones.
Recent research hasconcluded that there is no medical need for women to have monthly periods.
A women who wants toreduce the severity of menstrual cramping without medication might find all ofthe following helpful, EXCEPT:
What is the mostprobable diagnosis for a woman whose menstrual cycles are normal except thatshe experiences higher than normal menstrual flow?
A fertilized ovumtypically implants in the cervix.
What is the primaryfunction of the mons veneris?
What does theInstead Softcup do?
What does the termmittelschmerz refer to?
Decreasing estrogenduring the years leading up to and after menopause can lead to all of thefollowing EXCEPT:
How much fluid(including tissue and blood) is typically released during the menstrual cycle?
The clitoris is theonly human organ whose sole function is to bring sexual pleasure.
Next to skin cancer,what is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men?
There is a higherrate of both prostate cancer and breast cancer in men who test positive for theBRCA genes.
If treatment is notobtained within 6 hours from the onset of testicular torsion symptoms, what isa likely outcome?
Ovulation typicallyproduces just one egg per cycle. Why does ejaculate contain more than just one sperm?
What are two of themost common surgical side effects of prostate cancer treatment?
The only earlydetection system for testicular cancer is testicular self-examination (TSE).
What best describesthe ejaculatory pathway of sperm?
If one testiclehangs noticeably lower than the other, this should be reported to a doctor.
Which of thefollowing statements regarding benign prostatic hypertrophy is TRUE?
Which best describesthe corpus spongiosum?
According to recentresearch with college populations what was found related to sperm production?
Which man is mostlikely to develop prostate cancer?
Alex, a 20-year-oldcollege student took some of his father’s Viagra with hopes of enhancing hissexual performance with his partner. Alex experienced an abnormally prolongedand painful erection which required a trip to the ER. What condition did Alexhave?
The urethra carriesurine outside of the body and the corpus cavernosum carries sperm outside ofthe body.
A man isexperiencing a bump in his scrotum. This happened while he was lifting heavyboxes. Which of the following conditions is he most likely to have?
What area(s) havebeen studied related to loss of love?
Research onheterosexual couples has found that men rate female-female sexual infidelity asthe least jealousy producing.
What is the termused to describe the set of behaviors developed in adolescence that we use toforge close relationships throughout our lives?
What are the threecomponents of attachment measure by Rubin’s “Love Scale”?
What is a term thatidentifies the group of people a person may be attracted to?
Which theory of lovesuggests that we are likely to become attracted to someone we think likes us?
According toinformation in your text, what is a significant characteristic thatdistinguishes love from intimacy?
Folklore has sayingsthat “birds of a father flock together” and “opposites attract” and currentresearch on attraction supports both sayings.
Thao thinks Nick maylike him because they have made prolonged eye contact several times duringclass. Thao finds himself grabbing an extra soda for Nick, offering him help onhis homework and spending time hanging out after class with him. As he thinksabout this, he realizes he is falling for Nick. What theory does this bestexemplify?
What is one of themost reliable predictors of whom a person will date?
What did RobertSternberg’s research propose?
Michelle likes to dosweet and romantic things for her partner. In fact, she will often put herpartner’s needs above her own. Her partner’s happiness is more important thanher own. According to Lee what is Michelle’s love style?
What have loveresearchers determined about the role of one’s mother and father in thedevelopment of healthy, intimate relationships?
Rick and Lindseywere on the same airplane during an emergency landing. They met at the airportwhile waiting for another airplane. Over the next 4 months they formed a longdistance relationship. Lindsey says her heart races whenever she sees Rick.What theory best exemplifies this?
According toattachment researchers, what style of attachment in infancy leads adults tohave a difficult time trusting their partners?
People from whichcountry are least likely to engage in sexual intercourse as teenagers?
Four-year-old Emmaknows that she is a girl, but sometimes says things indicating that she thinksshe may be a boy in the future. Emma has not yet achieved:
Research onparent-adolescent communication has found that boys are more likely to learnabout sex from:
Parents should bemore concerned if their children show no interest in their own or other children’sbodies than being concerned if they are engaging in sex play.
Which statementdescribes typical abstinence-only sexuality education programs?
Molly has just takena virginity pledge. Compared to girls who did not take this pledge, Molly ismore likely to:
Same-sexexperimentation in preadolescents is:
Gays and lesbiansare twice as likely to be in a mixed race relationship compared to straight menand women.
Joe and Sharon havebeen married for 25 years, which of the last 5 they have chosen to no longerengage in sexual behaviors. What kind of marriage is this?
What is one of thereasons given in your text for why current research on cohabitating couples maybe skewed?
Which of thefollowing couples are more likely to divorce?
What is true relatedto extramarital sexual relations in the U.S.?
What is found as oneof the most important factors in how someone recovers from a break up?
Which of thefollowing sexual fantasies are reportedly more common among men than women?
While masturbationis common for both men and women, what is one of the most common differencesrelated to gender and masturbation?
What is the periodof time after orgasm during which a man cannot be restimulated to orgasmcalled?
What is true aboutmen and women’s sexual fantasies?
Transudation isanother word for erection.
Current researchersbelieve that sexual fantasies are experienced by sexually unsatisfied people.
Blood is leaving thegenitals, the erection subsides, muscles relax, and breathing and heart ratereturn to normal. Which stage of the sexual response cycle does this describe?
What does the termtumescence refer to?
Kaplan’s model ofsexual response differs from Masters and Johnson in that she believes sexualresponse starts with:
When people’sbehavior and beliefs about their sexual orientation are in conflict, socialscientists usually define them by their:
All of the followingstatements about same-sex sexual relations and Asian countries are true EXCEPT:
All of the followingare true of bisexual sexual orientation and identity EXCEPT:
What is the termused to describe the assumption that everyone has opposite-sex attraction andwill eventually form a long term relationship with a member of theopposite-sex?
According to Storm’sdevelopmental theory, there are more gay men than lesbians because the male sexdrive emerges earlier than females.
What percent ofvariance in sexual orientation does current evidence suggest that genes accountfor?
What is onecriticism of the current theories that attempt to explain sexual orientation?
According to yourtextbook, what is a practice used in South Africa to punish lesbian women?
Evidence fromstudies of biological differences in sexual orientation is most likely to leadto what conclusion?
Lesbian women in theworkforce earn more than their heterosexual female peers.
Reports of same-sexbehavior among males have been increasing at a higher rate than reports ofsame-sex behavior among females.
What can beconcluded about reparative therapy?
According to yourtext, homophobia is:
Lesbianrelationships have been found to have which of the following characteristics incomparison to heterosexual relationships?
Sexual orientationrefers to the gender that a person is attracted to:
Sexualexperimentation is highly correlated with sexual orientation.
Miranda did notrealize she could be pregnant until she was already 14 weeks along; however,when she took a home pregnancy test it was negative. What is one explanationfor this?
What statementregarding sex during pregnancy is TRUE?
A pregnant womanbegins to feel fetal movement, has more energy and less morning sickness. Whatstage of pregnancy is she in?
Most states havestructured and highly monitored laws regarding surrogate parenting.
At what point duringthe pregnancy do many women report an increased sex drive?
How does the gameteintra-fallopian tube transfer (GIFT) procedure differ from in vitrofertilization (IVF)?
What percent of alldiagnosed pregnancies end in miscarriage?
When two ova arereleased and both are fertilized by sperm, what type of twins result?
Usingcryopreservation techniques, people can choose to collect, freeze and store________ for later pregnancy attempts.
The major organsystems are formed, the circulatory and urinary systems are operating and thefetus weighs about a half ounce. What stage of pregnancy are we talking about?
When a couple isexperiencing fertility problems, most often the problems can be traced back to:
Which of thefollowing is true related to surgical treatment options and erectile disorders?
What statementregarding the cervical barrier methods is FALSE?
What hormone isprimarily responsible for male sexual desire?
In the 1800s andearly 1900s, doctors were the primary ones to provide information aboutcontraception to women and men.
How do the newermethods of female sterilization (Essure and Adiana) differ from traditionaltubal sterilization methods?
What is a commonproblem in male patients with cardiovascular problems?
Factoring in the FDAapproval process, what is the estimated time it takes to develop a newcontraceptive method?
Women who have usedoral contraceptives have a significantly lower rate of death from all cancers,compared to non-users.
According to Mastersand Johnson, what is premature ejaculation associated with?
What is the mostcommon sexual problem affecting men?
Which group of womenis often at increased risk for developing negative outcomes after ahysterectomy?
As of 2008, theofficial stance of the Catholic Church prohibited the use of artificialcontraception.
Robert comes to sextherapy because for as long as he can remember he has ejaculated just momentsafter becoming aroused. What diagnosis would a sex therapist offer?
Provisions such asgestational limits, public funding restrictions, waiting periods and parentalnotification laws have greatly reduced the number of women seeking abortions.
What is the methodcalled when the penis is gently stretched and medication to increase blood flowis introduced to the penis?
What is somethingthe author of your text suggests including in the conversation with yourpartner about STIs?
“Crabs” is to pubiclice as “clap” is to:
If a woman has a“high risk” form of human papillomavirus (HPV), what should she be especiallyconcerned about?
What STI is therecurrently a vaccine for?
What happened whenthe first identified cases of HIV were gay men and intravenous drug users?
What is a commonsymptom of gonorrhea in men?
What is a seriouscomplication commonly associated with viral hepatitis?
What has contributedto the decrease in HIV and AIDS related deaths?
Higher knowledgelevels about HIV/AIDS are consistently strong predictors of behavior changesand the practice of safer sex among U.S. college students.
What is trueregarding the use of antiviral drugs, such as acyclovir and valacyclovir, fortreatment of herpes?
What is the name forthe types of illnesses that cause further deterioration of a person withHIV/AIDS?
What is the typicaltime it takes for the average person who is HIV-positive and not receiving anytype of treatment to develop AIDS?
What is true aboutthe current rates of gonorrhea?
What area of thebody can genital warts affect?
What areas of theworld have seen the greatest increase in HIV infections?
Someone who isHIV-positive might initially experience flu-like symptoms, followed by a periodto time with no obvious symptoms. Only when later, more severe symptoms developdoes the seriousness of the disease become apparent. What other STI is thissimilar to?
What is significantabout Megan’s Law?
Research finds thatpeople who have psychological or substance abuse problems possesscharacteristics that predispose them to become rapists.
What does sexualityexpert, Patrick Carnes, suggest related to sexual addicts?
What has been foundrelated to reporting patterns of rape?
According toresearch, what condition does many paraphilias have the most in common with?
In the U.S., victimsof incest are most likely to be assaulted by:
What is a possiblereason castration may not be effective in treating paraphilias?
Victims who taketime to privately work through the emotional outcomes of their attack beforetelling anyone about the attack tend to have shorter recovery periods.
Why did De Sade (whothe term sadism was named after) believe that for women pain should be thehighest form of sexual activity?
What is a commongender difference found related to attitudes about rape?
What is the term fora person who experiences sexual arousal from the physical or psychologicalsuffering of another person?
All of the followingstatements are true regarding typical BDSM practices EXCEPT:
Of the following,what type of prostitute would earn the most per sexual encounter?
The majority ofprostitutes report that they enjoy their work.
According to yourtext, what was an important influence on the early development of pornography?
All of the followingare common related to sex workers and their sex lives EXCEPT:
In recent years,what is the approximate percentage of those arrested for possession of childpornography with images of children less than three years old?
What is the averageage for a child’s first exposure to online pornography?
Feminist who alignwith the anticensorship movement are concerned that restrictions on pornographywill lead to:
The Netherlandsshow, “Sputen en Slikken” which discusses issues of sex and drugs airs on apublicly funded television station.
What ConstitutionalAmendment would someone most likely reference if they were against governmentattempts to regulate pornography?
In the U.S., thecourtroom definition of “obscenity” includes all of the following EXCEPT:
_______ typicallyhas a specific purpose whereas _______ is typically to portray sexuality forthe sake of sexuality.
According to recentstudies, how do the majority of people in the United States feel aboutpornography?