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IP & LS - MH- GENDER & SEX - PART 2
Transcript of IP & LS - MH- GENDER & SEX - PART 2
DSM V (Diagnostic & Statistical Manual V) CHANGES, DIAGNOSIS, AND IMPACT - Moving from a label to a continuum. There is a growing social consensus that a person engaging in unusual, atypical sexual practices does not automatically suffer from a psychiatric disorder...Sexual deviance is a highly emotional subject.
DSM V Catagories:
Paraphilic Disorders- compulsive
or destructive deviations in sexual preferences or behavior.
Exhibitionism - indecent exposure
Child Molestation - indecent or
sexual activities between an adult
and child (usually under age 14).
CONTEMPORARY ATTITUDES AND SEXUAL BEHAVIOR
1960'S, 70'S - Access to Birth Control. Premarital Sex: In 1959- 88% thought it to be wrong; 1990's more than 70% approved. American's in 2011: 60% approved; 36% viewed as wrong.
Men now report having an average of 7 female sexual partners in their lifetimes, whereas women report 4 sexual partners.
4 BRIDGES TO SEXUAL SATISFACTION:
1. Sexual Anticipation - looking forward to love making
2. Valuing one's own sexuality
3. Feeling that you deserve sexual pleasure.
4. Valuing intimacy.
STD's- Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Most STD's are treatable. HIV can be lethal.
1. Desire Disorders - not enough; too much.
2. Arousal Disorders
3. Orgasm Disorders - too soon; too late.
4. Sexual Pain Disorders
7 BRIDGES TO INTIMACY
1. Avoid gunny sacking
2. Be open about your feelings
3. Don't attack the other person's character.
4. Don't try to "win" a fight. Instead "Win-Win".
5. Recognize that anger is appropriate, but have a plan on how to handle it.
6. Try to see things through your partner's eyes.
7. Don't be a mind reader.
5 Love Languages
50 SHADES OF GRAY (GREY)
DEFINING A LINE
When sexual problems do arise,
partners are urged to be responsive
to each other's needs on an
emotional level and to recognize
that all sexual problems are mutual.
Sadism- deriving sexual pleasure
from inflicting pain and/or humiliation.
Masochism - desiring pain and/or humiliation as part of the
Psychologist Breaks Down "Fifty Shades of Grey" Craze Fox 11
Sexual Scripts - Socially learned ways of responding in sexual situations.
SUGAR- MAROON 5
Tell and show somebody
that you love them. .......Today!!!
Validation...Get your love ticket Stamped...the tide is turning The Doodle 1966
THROUGH THE LIFE SPAN
CHILDHOOD: Children form many ideas about what the sexes are like from about 1 1/2-3 years of age.
ADOLESCENCE: Females and males must come to terms with new definitions of their gender roles as they experience the extensive changes of puberty.
ADULTHOOD & AGING: The loss of fertility is an important marker for women. Menopause (male and female. A person's health in middle age is a key factor in sexual activity during this period.
From a strong biological perspective, prenatal exposure to androgens set the stage for a brain that is oriented toward things, rather than people.
a. Emotion, empathy, and helping- gender-specific expectations for behavior –women- report more sadness and anxiety; men report more anger and irritability
b. Cognitive- Autism spectrum disorders – Boys are 5 times more likely than girls to be diagnosed with ASD. Girls seem to score higher on measures of verbal ability; boys seem to score higher on measures of spatial ability.
c. Aggression- Relational aggression (females); Overt aggression (males)
d. Sexuality—Men may be more focused than women on their own physical needs. Men value physical attractiveness and women value resources.
SEXUAL ORIENTATION : REFERS TO THE DIRECTION OF A PERSON'S EROTIC INTEREST AND INCLUDES HETEROSEXUALITY, HOMOSEXUALITY, AND BISEXUALITY.
DATE OR ACQUAINTANCE RAPE
Rape- 75% of women who have been sexually or physically assaulted reported that the perpetrator was a husband, intimate partner or acquaintance.
20 to 25% of all female college students are victims of rape or attempted rape.
WHEN ARE MALES AT
THE PEAK OF THEIR SEXUALITY?
IN THEIR 30's
An androgen (from Greek andr-,
the stem of the word meaning "man") is any natural or synthetic steroid hormone that regulates the development and maintenance of male characteristics in vertebrates by binding to androgen receptors