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  1. Types of sex education:
    • 1. Abstinence programs- no contraception
    • 2. Abstinence Plus- focuses on STDs, may include contraception but still places heavy emphasis on abstinence
    • 3. Comprehensive- educational components plus reproductive services, either at school or nearby in the community
  2. Average age and % of adolescents having sex in 1960 vs 1990:
    18.3 and 50%; 15.1 and 70%
  3. As age of intercourse _________, the number of partners _________.
    decreases, decreases
  4. As number of partners _________, the probability of acquiring an STI _________.
    increases, increases
  5. Key concepts of sexuality/ sex education:
    • 1. Human Development
    • 2. Relationships
    • 3. Personal Skills
    • 4. Sexual Behavior
    • 5. Sexual Health
    • 6. Society/ Culture- Social/Cultural Environment
  6. Human Development:
    Interrelationship between physical, emotional, social, and intellectual growth.
  7. Examples of human development:
    • anatomy
    • reproduction
    • body image
    • sexual orientation
    • puberty
  8. Relationships...
    play a central role throughout our lives; we have a natural drive for intimacy.
  9. Examples of relationships:
    • families
    • friendships
    • work
    • children
    • dating
    • love
    • marriage
  10. Personal Skills:
    Healthy sexuality requires the development and use of personal/ interpersonal skills.
  11. Examples of personal skills:
    • communication
    • decision making
    • values
    • negotiation
    • assertiveness
    • looking for help
  12. Sexual behavior...
    is central to being human, and individuals express their sexuality in a variety of ways.
  13. Examples of sexual behavior:
    • human sexual response
    • sexual health
    • shared sexual behavior
    • sexual dysfunction
    • masturbation
    • sexuality throughout the lifespan
  14. Sexual health:
    Specific information required along with attitudes to avoid unwanted consequences of sexual behavior.
  15. Examples of sexual health:
    • STIs
    • bladder infections
    • reproductive health
    • contraceptives
    • abortion
    • sexual abuse
  16. Society/ Culture- Social/Cultural Environment...
    shapes the way individuals learn about/ express their sexuality.
  17. Examples of Society/ Culture- Social/Cultural Environment:
    • gender roles
    • double standards
    • sexuality and the media/arts/law
  18. Regarding sex with minors...
    minors don't have rights; parents can change sexual behavior if they don't like it. (e.x. 18 y/o & 16 y/o)
  19. Adolescents/ emerging adults are less likely to wear a condom if...
    • 1. it's embarrassing to obtain one
    • 2. it will "spoil the mood"
    • 3. alcohol consumption
    • 4. unique vulnerability- won't happen to me
    • 5. negative reactions/ attitudes about sex

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makeashadow
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Sex Education
Updated:
2016-10-01 06:23:28
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abstinence contraception sexuality STD
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Lecture 5 of Family Systems/ Lifespan Development
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