human sexuality final

The flashcards below were created by user utahrach on FreezingBlue Flashcards.

  1. The study of childhood and adolescent sexuality is broken into what phases
    • •Beginnings: Birth to Age 2
    • •Early Childhood: Ages 2 to 5
    • •Middle Childhood to Preteen: Ages 6 to 12
    • •Adolescence: Ages 12 to 18
  2. gender identity is in place after what age
    24 months
  3. Ages 2 to 5 child sex play involves
    self stimulation

    –Child sex play may involve:

    •Exposing genitals

    •Undressing and touching

    •Asking questions

    •Rub bodies against each other

    –Often with same sex child
  4. When does puberty typically begins for girls and for boys
    • 9-10
    • •8-13 for girls; menarche mean is 12

    •9-14 for boys; semenarche mean is 13
  5. The two primary sources of sex education for
    youth are:
    Media and peers often are primary sources of information
  6. In the U.S. what percent of heterosexual couples cohabitate before marriage
    70% of U.S
  7. In heterosexual couples. Longer cohabitation is
    associated with
    •higher divorce rates in heterosexual couples
  8. Advantages of cohabitation
    learn more about each other’s habits, share finances, mature the relationship
  9. Disadvantages to cohabitation?
    •unsupportive family, cut off from friends
  10. In U.S., first marriage median age is _________ for men; ______ for women
    28 for men; 26 for women
  11. The common characteristics of Swingers
    •Swingers tend to be white, middle-class, middle-aged church-goers
  12. What are social factors that contribute to
    –Accessibility and low cost

    –Equitable division of marital assets

    –More acceptable in U.S. society

    –Religious groups are less opposed than in the past
  13. Examples of predisposing factors that
    contributes to divorce
    –Marry at a young age, emotional immaturity

    –Marry because of an unplanned pregnancy

    –Have more than five children

    –Short interval from marriage and children

    –No religious affiliation

    –Prior divorce; divorced parents
  14. Sexual orientation ________
    the gender(s) that a person is attracted to emotionally, physically, sexually, and romantically
  15. Heterosexual_______
    •predominantly attracted to members of the other sex
  16. Bisexual_________
    attracted to both men and women
  17. Homosexual________
    •predominantly attracted to members of the same sex
  18. In 2006, 1 in  _______ births was a first birth to women 35 and older.
  19. From 1920 to 2006 age of first time mothers has increased by how many years
    4 years
  20. How many days after conception implantation of the blastocyst into the uterine wall.
    6th day
  21. Approximately _________ of the time the reason for infertility in couples is unknown.
  22. It is suggested that women who are pregnant should eat how many more calories per day.
    300 cal
  23. On average how many diagnosed pregnancies end in a miscarriage
    15 to 20%
  24. The two most popular contraceptive methods in the U.S.?
    •birth control pills and female sterilization
  25. Examples of barrier methods of contraceptives?
    –Male Condoms

    –Female Condoms

    –Cervical Barriers: Diaphragms and Surgical Caps

    –The Contraceptive Sponge
  26. The advantages of male condoms
    –STI protection

    –Encourages male participation


    –No prescription necessary

    –Can reduce premature ejaculation

    –Can reduce postcoital drip

    –No medical side effects
  27. disadvantages of male condoms
    –Reduces spontaneity

    –Can reduce sensation
  28. In the US what percentage of unintended pregnancies end in abortion
  29. Examples of bacterial infections





    –Vaginal Infections

    –Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
  30. Half of the 19 million STIs reported each year in the U.S. are people ______years of age.
  31. Which STIs fall under the mandatory reporting?
    syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV
  32. Which sex is more likely to be asymptomatic when infected with an STI?
  33. Women who have sex with other women are at a higher risk for STIs than women who identify as exclusively heterosexual.
    true because less likely to obtain yearly pelvic exams than heterosexual women
  34. What % of preterm births and infant deaths are due to STIs
  35. The majority of rape survivors know their assailants
  36. Reasons people do not report rape
    –Don’t think it was rape

    –Fear confidentiality won’t be maintained

    –Are shamed and humiliated

    –Fear they won’t be taken seriously

    –73% know attacker, not comfortable reporting
  37. What percentage of college men stated that there is some likelihood they would use rape or force under the right circumstance.
  38. The majority of rapists are serial offenders, on average having how many victims
  39. What is one of the strongest predictors of rape.
Card Set:
human sexuality final
2013-12-14 06:56:38
human sexuality final
human sexuality final
Show Answers: