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  Engaging students and cultivating understanding in a world of diversity.

 

Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, 9/e examines the rich diversity found in human sexuality. More significantly, the text places an emphasis on cultivating understanding in a world of increasing diversity through personal engagement. Students are encouraged to reflect upon their own beliefs and experiences throughout the text in order to foster a more personal and impactful learning experience. The text also helps students develop their own opinions by promoting critical thinking skills, personal sexual health awareness, and responsible decision-making.

 

MyDeveleopmentLab is an integral part of the Rathus / Nevid / Fichner-Rathus program. Key learning applications include Video Series for Human Sexuality, “My Life, My Sexuality,” Assessment, and Personalized Study Plan.

 

Teaching & Learning Experience

 

  • Personalize Learning MyDevelopmentLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program. It helps students prepare for class and instructor gauge individual and class performance.
  • Improve Critical Thinking Critical Thinking boxes are integrated into the margins. Boxes ask students to delve deeper into the material and reconsider their own opinions and ideas.
  • Engage Students The newly updated "Real Students Real Questions" feature increases students’ critical thinking skills by incorporating real questions from actual college students, as posed to instructors.
  • Explore Research Throughout the text, A Closer Look” boxes  provide in-depth discussions of scientific techniques and skill-building exercises such as “Breast Self-Examination,” Self-Examination of the Testes,” and “What to Do If You Suspect You Have Contracted an STD.”
  • Understand Sexuality Through new and updated features like “My Life, My Sexuality,” and “A World of Diversity” the authors strengthen comprehension of the material while fostering greater reflection and understanding. 
  • Support Instructors  – The 9th edition is accompanied by a rich instructor support package, including new video embedded PowerPoints, a heavily updated Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank that are organized according to in-text Learning Objectives for ease of use, and MyDevelopmentLab with the new Human Sexuality Video Series. 

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Author Biography

Spencer A. Rathus received his PhD from the University at Albany. He is on the faculty at The College of New Jersey. His areas of interest include psychological assessment, cognitive behavior therapy, and deviant behavior. He is the originator of the Rathus Assertiveness Schedule, which has become a Citation Classic. He has authored several books, including Psychology: concepts and Connections; PSYCH, HDEV, CDEV, Essentials of Psychology, and Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development. He co-authored Making the Most of College with Lois Fichner-Rathus; AIDS: What Every Student Needs To Know with Susan Boughn; and Behavior Therapy, Psychology and the Challenges of Life, Your Health and Health in the New Millennium with Jeffrey S. Nevid. His professional activities include service on the American Psychological Association Task Force on Diversity Issues at the Precollege and Undergraduate Levels of Education in Psychology, and on the Advisory Panel, American Psychological Association, Board of Educational Affairs (BEA) Task Force on Undergraduate Psychology Major Competencies.


Jeffrey S. Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University in New York, where he directs the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervises doctoral students in clinical practicum work. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University at Albany and was a staff psychologist at Samaritan Hospital in Troy, New York. He later completed a National Institute of Mental Health Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Mental Health Evaluation Research at Northwestern University. He holds a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology, is a Fellow of the Academy of Clinical Psychology, and has served on the editorial boards of several journals and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. His publications have appeared his in such journals as Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Journal of Occupational Medicine, Behavior Therapy, American Journal of Community Psychology, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Journal of Clinical Psychology, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, Teaching of Psychology, American Journal of Health Promotion , and Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Dr. Nevid is also author of the book, Choices: Sex in the Age of STDs and the introductory psychology text, Psychology: Concepts and Applications, as well as several other college texts in the fields of psychology and health that he coauthored with Spencer A. Rathus. Dr. Nevid has also been involved in conducting a program of pedagogical research focusing on helping students become more effective learners.


Lois Fichner-Rathus is Professor of Art in the Art Department of The College of New Jersey, where she has also chaired the Program in Gender Studies. She holds a combined undergraduate degree in fine arts and art history, an M.A. from the Williams College Graduate Program in the History of Art, and a Ph.D. in the History, Theory, and Criticism of Art from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her areas of specialization include feminist art history and criticism, contemporary art, and modern art and architecture. She has authored several textbooks, including Understanding Art and Foundations of Art and Design. She has also published articles in professional journals and exhibited her large-format photographic prints.

Table of Contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents



Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Is Human Sexuality

Chapter 2: Research Methods in Human Sexuality

Chapter 3: Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 4: Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Chapter 5: Sexual Arousal and Response

Chapter 6: Gender Identity, Gender Roles, and Gender Differences

Chapter 7: Attraction and Love—Binding Forces

Chapter 8: Relationships and Communication

Chapter 9: Sexual Behaviors and Fantasies

Chapter 10: Sexual Orientation

Chapter 11: Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

Chapter 12: Contraception and Abortion

Chapter 13: Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

Chapter 14: Sexuality in Adulthood

Chapter 15: Sexual Dysfunctions

Chapter 16: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Chapter 17: Atypical Sexual Variations

Chapter 18: Sexual Coercion

Chapter 19: Commercial Sex


Full Table of Contents

 

Chapter 1: What Is Human Sexuality

Learning Objectives 2

The Science of Human Sexuality?

Sexuality and Values

Thinking Critically about Human Sexuality

Perspectives on Human Sexuality

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 2: Research Methods in Human Sexuality

Learning Objectives

A Scientific Approach to Human Sexuality

Populations and Samples: Representing the World of Diversity

Methods of Observation

Correlation

The Experimental Method

Ethics in Sex Research

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 3: Female Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Learning Objectives

External Sex Organs

Internal Sex Organs

The Breasts

The Menstrual Cycle

Menstrual Problems

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 4: Male Sexual Anatomy and Physiology

Learning Objectives

External Sex Organs

Internal Sex Organs

Health Problems of the Urogenital System

Male Sexual Functions

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 5: Sexual Arousal and Response

Learning Objectives

Making Sense of Sex

Aphrodisiacs: of Spanish Flies and Rhino Horns

Sexual Response and the Brain: Cerebral Sex?

Sex Hormones and Sexual Behavior

Sexual Response

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 6: Gender Identity, Gender Roles, and Gender Differences

Learning Objectives

Prenatal Sexual Differentiation

Gender Identity

Gender Roles and Stereotypes

Gender Differences

On Becoming a Man or a Woman: Gender Typing

Psychological Androgyny and the Reconstruction of Masculinity–Femininity: The More Traits, the Merrier?

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 7: Attraction and Love—Binding Forces

Learning Objectives

Physical Attractiveness: How Important Is Looking Good?

The Attraction–Similarity Hypothesis: Who Is “Right” for You?

Love: “The Morning and the Evening Star”?

Romantic Love

Contemporary Models of Love: Dare Science Intrude?

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 8: Relationships and Communication

Learning Objectives

The ABC(DE)’s of Romantic Relationships

Jealousy: Is the World a Real-Life Temptation Island ?

Deterioration of Relationships

Loneliness: “All the Lonely People, Where Do They All Come From?”

Satisfaction in Relationships: Communication as Key

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 9: Sexual Behaviors and Fantasies

Learning Objectives

Sex Without a Partner

Masturbation Techniques

Partnered Sex

Sexual Intercourse: Positions and Techniques

Sexual Fantasies

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 10: Sexual Orientation

Learning Objectives

Getting Oriented toward Sexual Orientation

Perspectives on Gay Male and Lesbian Sexual Orientations

Sexual Orientation in Contemporary Society

Adjustment of Gay Males and Lesbians

Coming Out: Coming to Terms with Being Gay

Chapter Review 290

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 11: Conception, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

Learning Objectives

Conception: Against All Odds

Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology

Pregnancy

Prenatal Development

Childbirth

The Postpartum Period

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 12: Contraception and Abortion

Learning Objectives

Contraception

Contraception in the United States: The Political Battle

Methods of Contraception

Abortion

Perspectives on Abortion

Methods of Abortion

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 13: Sexuality in Childhood and Adolescence

Learning Objectives

Infancy (0 to 2 Years): The Search for the Origins of Human Sexuality

Early Childhood (3 to 8 Years)

Preadolescence (9 to 13 Years)

Sex Education

Adolescence

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 14: Sexuality in Adulthood

Learning Objectives

Being Single

Cohabitation: “Darling, Would You Be My POSSLQ?”

Marriage: Tying the Knot

Divorce: Breaking Bonds

Sex in the Later Years

Sex and Disability

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 15: Sexual Dysfunctions

Learning Objectives

Types of Sexual Dysfunctions

Origins of Sexual Dysfunctions: A Biopsychosocial Approach

Treatment of Sexual Dysfunctions

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 16: Sexually Transmitted Infections

Learning Objectives

Epidemic!

Bacterial Infections

Vaginal Infections

Viral Infections

Ectoparasitic Infestations

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 17: Atypical Sexual Variations

Learning Objectives 506

Normal versus Deviant

Sexual Behavior

The Paraphilias

Theoretical Perspectives

Treatment of Paraphilias

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 18: Sexual Coercion

Learning Objectives

Rape: The Most Intimate Crime of Violence

Types of Rape

Social Attitudes, Myths, and Cultural Factors that Encourage Rape

Psychological Characteristics of Rapists: Who Are They?

Adjustment of Rape Survivors

Childhood Sexual Abuse

Treatment of Rapists and Child Molesters

Sexual Harassment

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning

 

Chapter 19: Commercial Sex

Learning Objectives

Prostitution

Pornography and Obscenity

Chapter Review

Test Your Learning



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