Even though it is easier to reach orgasm through masturbation, many heterosexual women report increased pleasure with vaginal intercourse over masturbation because:
Intercourse provides more intimacy and closeness.
Women with orgasmic disorders tend to report lower levels of emotional closeness with their partners. (t or f)
How does female sterilization work to prevent pregnancies?
The fallopian tubes are blocked so that ovum and sperm cannot meet.
What is the most common sexual problem affecting men?
Which group of women is often at increased risk for developing negative outcomes after a hysterectomy?
Women with a history of depression
In the U.S., White women are more likely to use _______, while Black and Hispanic women are more likely to use _______.
The pill, sterilization
Historically people with mental illness have been viewed as fully sexual beings with similar sexual needs to persons without mental illness. (t or f)
What has recent research found related to the use of Viagra for female sexual arousal and desire disorders?
It has been found to provide little benefit in the treatment of female arousal and desire problems.
What describes the male sterilization procedure?
it involves lower rates of complications than female sterilization
What chronic illness may affect sexual functioning by making men and women hypersensitive to touch
What characteristic has been found to put a woman at higher risk for sexual disorders?
all of these (Women who have experienced sexual abuse or rape, Women with conservative values and strict sex-related moral standards, Women who report feelings of disgust when they think of sex)
Robert comes to sex therapy because for as long as he can remember he has ejaculated just moments after becoming aroused. What diagnosis would a sex therapist offer?
Which of the following is true related to surgical treatment options and erectile disorders?
There are two main types of implants, including semi rigid rods that provide a permanent state of erection and inflatable devices that become firm when pumped.
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
If a woman comes to sex therapy complaining of a low or absent desire for sexual activity, what would the most appropriate diagnosis be?
Hypoactive sexual desire
Which group of women may experience lower effectiveness rates with hormonal methods of birth control?
Women who are significantly overweight
what sexual problem may be one of the first signs of diabetes in men
difficulty in getting an erection
All of the following statements related to alcoholism and sexuality are true EXCEPT:
It increases testosterone levels which lead to hyper-masculinization.
If a sexual problem is classified as primary, it is more likely to have what type of cause?
Biological or physiological
The author of your text suggest consulting the organization ASSECT if you need:
Information on certified sex therapists.
Most men with spinal cord injuries are not able to climax or ejaculate. (t or f)
Progestin-only birth control methods are recommended for women who are breastfeeding. (t or f)
John recently experienced a heart attack. What recommendation did his doctor likely give him related to sexual activity?
He should be able to return to his normal level of sexual activity as soon as he feels up to it.
What statement is descriptive of men’s reactions to abortion?
Men often do not discuss the pregnancy with anyone other than their partner.
Which of the following is TRUE regarding emergency contraception?
It is available over the counter for women over 18 in the U.S.
the most common procedure for female sterilization is the hysterectomy. (t or f)
progesterone is the primary hormone responsible for sexual desire in both men and women. (t or f)
Abortion has been practiced throughout history. In fact, Aristotle viewed abortion as a backup to contraception. When did he believe life begins?
when crucial organs were formed which was different for males and females
In the Netherlands, if a disabled man or women is unable to find a sexual partner, the government will pay to provide one for this individual. (t or f)
Bill comments to his doctor that whenever he has an orgasm, he produces little or no ejaculate. what is a possible diagnosis the doctor should check out?
what is the method that involves inserting a flaccid penis into a cylinder and using a pumping action to draw blood to the penis?
What is the difference between a total hysterectomy and a radical hysterectomy?
A total hysterectomy involves removal of the uterus and cervix and a radical hysterectomy involves removal of the uterus, cervix, ovaries and surrounding tissues.
As of 2010, there were no FDA-approved medications available for the treatment of female sexual arousal and desire issues. (t or f)
all of the following statements are true related to the progestin-only pill (minipill) except:
minipills contain higher hormone levels than the combination birth control pills
which of the following statements regarding a first-trimester vacuum aspiration abortion is false?
recovery typically requires a 1-day hospital stay
Which of the following statements regarding spinal cord injuries and sexuality is TRUE?
Prosthesis implantation in men with spinal cord injuries have shown high satisfaction and low complication rates
women who have used oral contraceptives have a significantly lower rate of deaths from all cancers, compared to all non-users. (t or f)
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