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Sexuality

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SEXUALIT
Y
Jennifer Popham
BSHS 371
Julie Dunne-Murphy

WHAT IS
SEXUALITY

Complex and spans a vast array of human
experiences.
 family Relationships
 Dating
 Sexual Behavior
 Physical Development
 Sensuality
 Sexualization
 Reproduction
Gender
 Body Image
 More…

CIRCLE OF
SEXUALITY
Sexualiza
tion

Sensu
ality

Valu
es

Sexual
Health &
Reprodu
ction

Intima
cy

Sexual
Identit
y

SENSUALITY
Involves our level of awareness,
acceptance, and enjoyments of your
own or others’ bodies.

SKIN HUNGER
AURAL/VISUAL STIMULI
SEXUAL RESPONSE CYCLE
BODY IMAGE
FANTASY

SEXUALIZATIO
Nour sexuality and
Involves how we use
may include manipulating or
controlling others.

FLIRTING
MEDIA MESSAGES/IMAGES
SEDUCTION
WITHHOLDING SEX
SEXUAL HARASSMENT
INCEST
RAPE

INTIMACY
Degree to which we express and have
a need for closeness with another
person.
CARING
SHARING
LOVING/LIKING
RISK-TAKING (EMOTIONAL )
VULNERABILITY
SELF-DISCLOSURE
TRUST

HEALTH &
REPRODUCTIO
Relates to attitudes and behaviors
toward our health and the
consequencesN
of sexual activity.
SEXUAL BEHAVIOR
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
SEXUAL/REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
CONTRACEPTION/ABORTION
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED
INFECTIONS

SEXUAL
IDENTITY
How we
perceive ourselves as a
sexual being.

BIOLOGICAL GENDER
GENDER IDENTITY
GENDER ROLE
SEXUAL ORIENTATION

PROBLEMS/IS
Sexual problems are not uncommon.
Estimates ofSUES
prevalence for adults in
the United States range between
30% and 45%, depending on gender
ANXIETY
andABOUT
age. SEX

IMPOTENCE
LACK OF SEXUAL DESIRE
ANXIETY OR UNCERTAINTY ABOUT SEXUAL
ORIENTATION
CONFLICTING SEXUAL DESIRES BETWEEN PARTNERS
RECOVERY FROM SEXUAL ABUSE OR SEXUAL ASSAULT
LONELINESS
BODY IMAGE ISSUES
SEXUAL IMPULSES OR COMPULSIONS THAT CAUSE
DISTRESS
PROMISCUITY

RESOURCES
There are a wide variety of treatments that
can help virtually everyone with a sexual
disorder, no matter what the concern.

PSYCHOTHERAPY
MEDICATION
SUPPORT GROUPS

QUESTIONS??

REFERENCES
Dailey, D. (n.d.). The Circles of
Sexuality. Retrieved from
http://www.health.state.mn.us
Grohol, J. M. (2008, May 15). Sexuality
and Sexual Disorders. Retrieved from
http://psychcentral.com
Planned Parenthood of the Southern
Finger Lakes. (2014). What is
Sexuality Anyways? Retrieved from
http://www.plannedparenthood.org

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