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1. hormones and nuerotransmitters
2. family background
Most influential hormone in sexual behavior in both men and women, increases sexual desire
In men, decreases of testosterone can lead to decrease in quantity of erection
What is a possible explanation for both why it takes women longer to become aroused and why they experience orgasmic contractions for longer than men?
Women have a larger and more vascular pelvic region
Which of the following has NOT been found to be a physiological benefit of male ejaculation into the vaginal canal?
Regulate ovulatory cycles, enhance mood, and reduce vaginal atrophy in aging women
What does ejaculatory inevitability refer to?
Just before an orgasm, ejaculation can no longer be controlled
Kaplan’s model of sexual response differs from Masters and Johnson in that she believes sexual response starts with
the stimulus pathway, the seduction stage which includes everything we might do to entice someone to have sex with us
she is less sexually guilty and open to more variety of sexual experiences
Oral sex on women
Oral sex on men
Both men an women can orgasm, especially with simultaneous penile or clitoral stimulation
1/10 heterosexual couples have done it
important to use water based lube
anal sphincter must be relaxed
higher risk of transferring HIV
don’t transfer from anus to vagina or mouth
their sexual behavior
Made a 7 point scale ranging from exclusively heterosexual behavior (0), to exclusively homosexual (7).
Church showed little interest in homosexuality. Did not generally condemn the behavior.
A friend, and then their mother
isolation, loneliness depression, thoughts of suicide, STI’s, and homelessness
Which statement below is TRUE regarding lesbian, gay and bisexual seniors?
Coming out before senior years help gay and lesbian seniors to feel more comfortable with life and sexuality
Closeted seniors may be depressed
They often come out at nursing homeIntolerant attitudes from other people in nursing homes
Heterosexism is the presumption of heterosexuality. Example: people don’t know that health care is denied to some homosexuals
What is the term for the idea that all standards of correct behavior are determined by one’s own cultural background?
What medical term refers to what is commonly called a miscarriage?
Supplies nutrients to the developing fetus, is respiratory and excretory functions, and secretes hormones
What is most likely to cause morning sickness?
Increase in Hormones
Miranda did not realize 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 explanation for this?
How many weeks is a typical full-term pregnancy?
What is the name for the intermittent, relatively painless contractions of the uterus after the third month of pregnancy?
Braxton hicks contractions
A thin, yellowish fluid, high in protein and antibodies, secreted from the nipples at the end of pregnancy and during the first few days after delivery.
increases in the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease cause by chlamydia infections
Related to the birth process, what does engagement refer to?
When fetus moves down toward the birth canal before delivery, head down position
What percent of babies worldwide are born at home?
U.S. may give drug to speed up
Bolivia massages nipples
Guatemalans confess sings
Braxton hicks contraction increase
Cerix begins dilation and effacement
The os increases from 0-10 cm
Amniotic sac ruptures
Contractions 30-60 sec long, every 5- 20 min
Couples asked to time it
What happens during the final stage of labor?
Placenta is expelled
Strong contractions continue
Check for tearing
A mother breastfeeds her infant exclusively through the first 6 months and then continues breast-feeding until the child is 2. Whose recommendation is she following?
The world Health organization
Prevents antibodies from forming and ensure that her future pregnancies will be healthy
social and economic issues, knowledge levels, religion, and gender roles
Which one is not a barrier method?
Barrier methods prevent sperm for entering uterus: condoms, cervical barriers, and contraceptive sponge.
Contains synthetic estrogen and progestin. Mimics menstrual cycle. Synthetic hormones replace a woman’s own natural hormones but in different amounts. Increase in estrogen and progesterone preven pituitary gland from sending hormones to cuause the ovaries to begin maturation of an ovum. Hormone levels on pill are similar to when woman is pregnant, so it interferes with ovulation. Thicken the cervical mucus and reduces build up of endometrium.
Birth control pills are not advised for someone with what condition?
What describes the male sterilization procedure?
Called a vasectomy: blocks flow of sperm through vas deferens. An outpatient surgery with local anesthesia. Two small incisions about one fourth to one-half an inch long are made in the scrotum, and the vas deferens is clipped or cauterized. Takes about 20 min.
What is the most commonly used contraceptive method in the world?
Medical complications, fetal deformities, divorce, miscalculated menstrual cycle, financial or geographic problems, or denial of even being pregnant
Taking a few prescription pills followed by a checkup
In areas where abortion is legal, it is safer and there are fewer abortions than in countries where it is illegal
Trent has decided to seek treatment because he has never been able to ejaculate through masturbation, even as a young boy. He thought the problem may be due to lack of a partner, but now he has a partner and is still not able to ejaculate. What type of sexual problem would this likely be classified as?
primary and Global Sexual Problem
Ever since giving birth to her second child, Amber is no longer able to orgasm during intercourse. She is able to orgasm during masturbation and she used to be able to orgasm through intercourse. How would her problem likely be classified?
secondary and Situational sexual problem
What symptoms are associated with sexual interest/arousal disorders?
lack of interest for 6 months, decreased sexual thoughts and fantasies, no initiation of sex, and decreased excitement
Male Erectile Disorder
Pubic Lice “crabs”
What is the most common bacterial STI in the U.S.?
What does the term “autoinoculation” refer to?
generally the genitals but also the throat, nose and mouth
What is the name for the types of illnesses that cause further deterioration of a person with HIV/AIDS?
What is the main mode of HIV transmission in sub-Saharan Africa?
conditioning (behavioral theory)
What theory emphasizes the importance of movies, TV, and other media in the development of paraphilias?
How are individuals who cross-dress in the transgender community different from people who would be classified as having a transvestic disorder?
Sadomasochism always includes:
All of the following are characteristics of a typical sexual addict EXCEPT:
Mental Disorder? Characteristics include obsession with pornography, multiple sex partners, Constant masturbation.
Many people with paraphilias do not seek treatment or feel uncomfortable discussing them to others because of social stigmatization.
Testosterone suppressing drugs, antidepressants
Arousal without the pretense of caring or human attachment
What is a common gender difference found related to attitudes about rape?
According to your text, what was one thing that was found to be effective in both attitudinal and behavioral change in college age males related to rape?
Rape prevention programs
Statistically speaking, which of the following individuals would be at higher risk for rape?
2/3 of rape victims have voluntarily consumed alcohol before an assault
What best describes college students’ attitudes about rapists and rape victims who have been drinking prior to the rape?
According to your text and the U.S. Department of Justice, it is estimated that 1 out of every _____ men has been a victim of attempted or completed rape.
What is a common outcome of childhood sexual abuse?
Mark tells Neda that if she goes on a date with him she will get a promotion. What kind of sexual harassment would this be?
Quid Pro Quo harassment
Considering advertisers know that “sex sells”, what is the purpose of their advertising methods?
In the U.S., the courtroom definition of “obscenity” includes all of the following EXCEPT:
Porn reinforces double standards towards women, and reinforces women as a lower class then men are.
11 years old
Lahey argues that attempts to determine the effects of pornography are missing the point because they have not focused on what?
They focus solely on men and their reactions; nothing is done for the women.
What is a common finding related to compulsive online sex?
Average age of 14 years old, 75% under 25 and single.
It remains mainly a morality issue
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