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Efforts to control conception began:
Efforts to control conception began:
Oral contraceptives were first available in this country:
In 1972, the Supreme Court case ________ extended the right to privacy to unmarried individuals by decriminalizing the use of contraception by single people.
Birth control is suggested to have all but which of the following advantages?
MOST practicing Catholics in the United States are:
Anti-contraceptive religious groups view contraception as a slippery slope toward:
Accompanying your partner to a medical exam for birth control is an example of:
Which of the following is NOT a circumstance under which a couple may want to use a back-up method of contraception?
Even when used correctly, which of the following is the LEAST effective birth control method?
Research has indicated that individuals who ________ about sex are likely to use contraception ineffectively.
Which of the following statements regarding outercourse is FALSE?
Hormone-based contraceptives can work in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
________ provides fluctuations of estrogen and progesterone levels during the cycle.
All of the following are advantages of taking oral contraceptives EXCEPT:
For women over the age of 35 who smoke, the ________ outweigh the ________ of oral contraceptives.
When using the transdermal patch, which of the following techniques for use is CORRECT?
Which of the following statements regarding condoms is FALSE?
In order to correctly use condoms to prevent pregnancy:
Which of the following may increase the incidence of yeast infections and urinary tract infections?
A woman may insert a diaphragm as long as ________ prior to intercourse and have it still be effective.
A woman would have to be fitted for all of these cervical barrier devices EXCEPT:
Which of the following statements regarding intrauterine devices is TRUE?
One form of emergency contraceptive includes giving larger than normal doses of:
________ is the MOST effective method of birth control EXCEPT abstinence.
Ernest confides to Tim that he is scheduled to have a vasovasostomy. Ernest:
In ancient Egypt women placed dried crocodile dung next to the cervix to prevent conception.
According to one study, Catholic women in the U.S. are much more likely to use birth control than non-Catholic women.
Oral and anal sex are types of "outercourse".
The progestin-only birth control pill works by inhibiting ovulation.
The vaginal ring and the transdermal patch are both barrier methods of contraception.
A major advantage of the cervical cap is the relative lack of side effects.
Immediately prior to ovulation, a woman's body temperature drops slightly.
Sterilization is the most effective method of birth control except for abstinence.
If a woman undergoes tubal sterilization, it will most likely have a negative effect on her sexual motivation.
Female sterilization is easily reversed.
In infancy and childhood:
Which of the following would NOT be characteristic of infant sexual behavior?
If a child is rarely touched and held during the first few months and years of life, how would this be MOST likely to affect behavior as an adult?
Kyle was orphaned at age two and was moved from family to family. He rarely received physical affection from relatives. Now that Kyle is a young man, what do you expect to observe in Kyle's ability to establish intimate relationships?
Which of the following is TRUE regarding childhood masturbation?
The rhythmic manipulation of the genitals associated with adult masturbation generally does not occur until:
Homosocial play is common in children. What does this mean?
Which of the following BEST represents a secondary sex characteristic?
Puberty is a term used to describe the period of rapid ________ changes in early adolescence.
The earliest signs of puberty for a girl are:
Which of the following statements is FALSE?
Hormones influence all of the following EXCEPT:
Children learn gender roles from infancy. At what point in their development do these gender roles become MOST rigid and reflective of the sexual double standard?
Which statement below BEST illustrates the effect of the sexual double standard on adolescents?
Which of the following masturbation during adolescence is TRUE?
Sex therapists would be MOST likely to disagree with which of the following statements regarding adolescent masturbation?
Recent studies indicate that the incidence of oral sex among teenagers has:
Which of the BEST summarizes the rate of adolescent coital activity over the last five decades?a.It slowly increased until it peaked in the mid-1970s, at which point it decreased for several years and then leveled off.b. It has increased steadily until the mid-1980s, at which point it began a slow but steady decrease.c. It has increased over time, leveled off within the past decade, but has increased among very young teenagers.d. It has been slowly increasing over time.
According to the National Health and Social Life Survey the most common reason reported for first intercourse was:
Which of the is TRUE?
Which of the following statements regarding contraceptive use among teenagers is TRUE?
All of the following are suggestions given by the authors to reduce teenage pregnancies EXCEPT:
Which of the following is NOT a suggestion for reducing teenage pregnancy?
Research indicates that adolescents who talk openly with their parents regarding sex and contraception are ________ than adolescents who do not talk to their parents.
Which of the following statements regarding sex education in schools is MOST accurate?
Historically it was common to view the period between birth and puberty as a time when sexuality didn't exist.
In spite of changing societal attitudes in the United States most parents try to discourage childhood masturbation.
Self-discovery and homosocial peer interactions should be limited during childhood.
Recent research suggests that the sexual double standard among American adolescents may be on the increase.
Among adolescent males, the MOST frequent reason given for having their first intercourse was "curiosity" or "readiness for sex".
More males report having had a homosexual experience during adolescence than females.
The adolescent birth rate has fallen between 1991 and 2000.
Adolescents experience a condom failure rate of more than 15% each year.
Parents should not initiate conversation about sex unless their children ask questions.
A majority of parents support having sex education in schools.
Which of the following is the BEST example of serial monogamy?
One of the disadvantages of cohabitation is:
When Gottman's team videotaped married couples resolving conflict, they identified all of the following patterns as predictors of marital dissatisfaction and separation EXCEPT:
Terms such as cheating, adultery, infidelity, having an affair and fooling around are used to describe:
Factors increasing the likelihood of extramarital sex include all BUT which one of the following?
According to research, the impact of extramarital sex on the primary couple:
According to the National Health and Social Life Survey, ________ of the married subjects reported that during the past year they had been monogamous.
Which of the following statements regarding extramarital affairs is MOST accurate?
Which of the following is an example of a consensual extramarital relationship?
What effect has the Internet had on extramarital relationships? a. While the internet makes it easy to find people for extramarital relationships, it also makes it easy for the spouse to find out about them.b. Sexual release which is available on the internet has actually decreased the number of extramarital affairs.c. None, because people can not engage in an affair unless they actually meet in person.d. The internet is responsible for most extramarital affairs in the 21st century.
All of the following are given as reasons for the high divorce rate in the United States EXCEPT:
Which of the following individuals would be MOST likely to get a divorce?
People of high socioeconomic status are more likely to attribute divorce to:
Despite the feelings of divorce being uncomfortable and painful, many people experience:
After a divorce, when do the majority of people become sexually active?
Aging in our society is often associated with sexlessness for all of the following reasons EXCEPT:
The media typically portrays older women as either ________ or ________, but rarely as sexual.
As a man ages, his achievements and social status are often seen as:
The double standard of aging is reflected in the pairing of:
All of the following are discussed as factors influencing sexual activity in later years EXCEPT:
A national survey of men and women age 60 and older defined "sexually active" as performing ________ at least once per month.
Which of the following statements regarding socioeconomic factors and aging is TRUE?
The majority of older gay men:
Which of the following statements regarding homosexual relationships in later life is FALSE?
One survey revealed that in healthy people over 80 years old, ________ of the men and ________ of the women fantasized about sex.
Which of the following statements regarding postmarital adjustment to widowhood is FALSE?
Which of the following are characteristics of widowhood?
Jennifer has had several sexually exclusive relationships with men in her adult life, and yet she has never married and lives alone. She is engaging in serial monogamy.
Compared to married counterparts, individuals who live together tend to have less traditional gender role attitudes.
Although somewhat contradictory, the majority of available data suggest that cohabitation has a positive effect on subsequent marriage.
Canada, Denmark and Belgium provide the legal right to marry to same-sex couples.
On the average, married people are healthier physically and psychologically happier than single people.
Consistently high heart rate levels may be a predictor of separation in a married couple.
From a cross-cultural perspective, our culture places fewer restrictions on extramarital sex than most cultures.
According to survey data, the majority of married couples in the United States remain sexually monogamous.
In the last several years the divorce rate has leveled off and even declined slightly.
Generally speaking, the lower the education level, the higher the divorce rate.
The ratio of widows to widowers increased dramatically until the middle of this century, and has been slowly declining since then.
Neil cringes every time his partner becomes affectionate with him. If his partner persists, Neil becomes nauseated and highly anxious, and his feelings of sexual repulsion escalate. Neil is experiencing:
Which of the following statements concerning male orgasmic disorder is FALSE?
Which of the following would be a likely cause of deep pelvic pain as opposed to pain at the vaginal opening?
Which of the following statements regarding vaginismus is FALSE?
Which of the following is TRUE concerning the origins of sexual difficulty?
Which of the following statements concerning multiple sclerosis is TRUE?
Which of the following statements is MOST accurate?
The authors of your text believe that coitus:
The childhood experience that has the GREATEST negative impact on sexual functioning is:
All of the following are relationship factors that might contribute to sexual difficulties EXCEPT:
Gina won't tell her boyfriend that she needs clitoral stimulation to reach orgasm because she believes that if her boyfriend really loved her, he would know what to do. Gina is showing the impact of which relationship factor on sexuality?
Sensate focus is BEST described as:
Masturbating with a partner present:
For a woman who has never experienced orgasm what would be MOST helpful?
All of the following are suggested as ways to increase the possibility of orgasm during intercourse for a woman EXCEPT:
Dilators of graduated sizes are used to treat:
Which of the following would NOT be included in a treatment program for vaginismus?
Which of the following increases the possibility of premature ejaculation?
The stop-start technique involves:
A treatment program to deal with erectile dysfunction would include:
Jack is having problems maintaining an erection and it has been determined that there is no physiological basis for this problem. His partner may be most helpful to him if he/she:
Which of the following is an advantage of having a penile implant?
Which is a recommended sequence of events in treating male orgasmic disorder? a.papaverine injections; sensate focus; stop-start techniques; ejaculation during intercourseb.sensate focus; self-stimulation w partner absent; stop-start technique; ejac during sexc.sensate focus; self-stimulation w partner present; manual/oral stimulation by partner to orgasm; ejaculation during sexd.sensate focus; self stimulation with partner present; squeeze technique; ejaculation during sex
Which of the following hormone supplements would likely be used to treat sexual dysfunction?
Which of the following is NOT true about sex therapy?
Male erectile disorder is a form of desire-phase difficulties.
Diabetes can cause sexual problems in both men and women due to circulatory problems.
Some over-the-counter medications can interfere with sexual functioning.
The majority of men with spinal cord injuries are able to experience erections.
Hypoactive sexual disorder can be a result of both physical and psychological problems.
Using a vibrator is recommended as an option for self-stimulation for women who are becoming orgasmic.
Kegel exercises and the stop-start techniques are used to treat premature ejaculation.
The BEST intercourse position for a man who would like to delay ejaculation is man on top.
HSDD (hypoactive sexual desire disorder) is usually successfully treated with a behavioral approach.
Viagra, and related medications for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, have been found to have no known side effects.
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