4500Sex8 - Chapter 8: Individual and Interpersonal Sexual...

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Chapter 8: Individual and Interpersonal Sexual Behaviors Erotophilia and Erotophobia Erotophilia Erotophobia Virginity, Chastity, Celibacy, and Abstinence Virginity Refers to not having experienced sexual intercourse Virgins identified the following reasons for abstaining: Relationship concerns Fear Personal values/beliefs Self-concept issues Chastity Celibacy Abstinence Voluntary Abstinence Involuntary Abstinence Sexual Celibacy Autoerotic Behavior Masturbation/Autoerotic Behavior A natural, common, and nonharmful means of sexual self-pleasuring Historical Origins of Negative Attitudes Toward Masturbation Negative views of masturbation lie in religion, medicine, and traditional psychotherapy
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Sex: Adults ages 18-59 who masturbated in the preceding year: Men 60% Women 40% Race: Report of masturbating once a week: White men 28% White women 7% Hispanic men 24% Hispanic women 5% Black men 17% Black women 11% Masturbation in Relationships Myth: In established sexual relationships, people do not masturbate
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 4500 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Valdosta State University .

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