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Unformatted text preview: CHFD 4870(Human Sexuality)-Chapter 1 Perspectives on Sexuality Sexuality: the emotion of feeling comfortable being sensual & sexual whether it is verbally or physically. Human sexuality: the ways in which we experience and express sexuality(what you wear, how you look) Four components of sexual intelligence Understanding yourself Having interpersonal and sexual skills Scientific knowledge Having consideration of the cultural context of sexuality conscience clause controversy: way to understand sexuality Sexual Diversity What influences sexual attitudes & diversity? Ethnic group: share a common historical ancestry, religion, educational level, socioeconomic status Acculturation Replacing beliefs & behavior patterns with those of the dominant culture, often creating subcultures that diverge from its culture of origin. Biopsychosocial: interaction of psychological factors social conditioning factors The Islamic Middle East Based on beliefs of Muhammad(opposed premarital sex)...
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