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A brain disorder.
Childhood sexual abuse.
Bloch carried out the first laboratory study of human sexual response.
Bloch conducted the first scientific survey about then-current sexual practices.
Bloch was the first to apply a historical approach to understanding sexual behavior.
Bloch was the first to recognize that sexual problems were often at the root of mental illness.
Writing a marriage manual that opposed the restrictions of the Victorian age.
Developing a theory of psychosexual development that emphasized childhood sexuality.
Interviewing thousands of Americans about their sexual behavior and attitudes.
Collecting laboratory data on sexual responses.
National Health and Social Life Survey
Janus Report on Sexual Behavior
'American Couples' study
The labia minora
As a rite of passage to womanhood.
To make childbirth as painful and difficult as possible.
To prevent masturbation and the passing of sexually transmitted diseases.
To protect against infibulation.
Increase sexual pleasure.
Reduce sexual pleasure.
Ensure that no intercourse will occur prior to marriage.
Increase the sexual pleasure of men during intercourse.
Prevent painful childbirth.
Reduce the possibility of masturbation.
At the cervical os
Near the fimbriae
Within the fallopian tube
Within the fundus
Counteracting the effects of prostaglandin.
Decreasing the impact of FSH on the ovaries.
Facilitating the release of luteinizing hormone from the pituitary.
Increasing progesterone levels in the blood.
Higher than body temperature.
Independent of body temperature.
Lower than body temperature.
The same as body temperature.
Are important in producing and maintaining erections.
Contribute much of the fluid that makes up semen.
Produce secretions that provide lubrication.
Secrete alkalis to neutralize the acids in the urethra.
Testes, prostate, vas deferens, urethra
Testes, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, urethra
Testes, vas deferens, seminiferous tubules, urethra
Testes, vas deferens, ureter, urethra
Preejaculatory fluids are meant to serve as a lubricant.
Preejaculatory secretions of the Cowper's glands often contain sperm.
Such behavior may cause semen to become thick and gelatinous.
The interruption in sexual arousal may reduce the motility of sperm.
Cowper's glands to produce preejaculatory fluid.
Spermatocytes to produce sperm.
The prostate gland to secrete fluid.
The testes to produce testosterone.
Muscles that normally close off the bladder fail to contract and semen enters the bladder.
No contractions have occurred in the muscles that surround the ejaculatory duct.
The erect penis has not sent a sufficient number of impulses to the ejaculatory center of the spinal cord.
The prostate and seminal vesicles fail to secrete their fluids, so no semen is created.
Free testosterone syndrome.
Testosterone replacement syndrome.
The male climacteric.
Excitement, orgasm, plateau, resolution.
Excitement, plateau, orgasm, resolution.
Plateau, excitement, orgasm, resolution.
Plateau, orgasm, excitement, resolution.
The lack of gay males and lesbians in their original sample.
The unequal number of males and females in their sample.
Their inclusion of only orgasmic subjects in their sample.
Their over-reliance on verbal self-reports from their subjects.
Males and females have distinct sexual response cycles, with females experiencing a lengthy plateau phase.
Sexual response begins with psychological desire, which then begins a physiological cycle of vasocongestion and eventually orgasmic release.
Sexual response is a fragile process and there may be dysfunctions at any of the stages of excitement, plateau, orgasm, or resolution.
While desire and vasocongestion appear to be human universals, orgasmic response is not.
Lesbian sexual activity.
How much love is felt for a partner.
The level of previous sexual experience.
The type of stimulation involved.
Whether the plateau phase lasts a long time.
Females of other species experience orgasm.
Female orgasms are more intense than those of males.
Several types of orgasm really exist.
Women can really experience multiple orgasms.
A uterine orgasm.
A blended orgasm.
A vaginal orgasm.
Any release of fluids during orgasm is clearly urine expelled by a weak bladder.
It is not clear whether the liquid substance that some women expel during orgasm is urine or a semenlike secretion.
Skene's glands clearly produce a semenlike substance that is released only during orgasm.
The G spot constitutes a secretory gland during stimulation of the pelvic nerves.
Can assist in locating and stimulating the Grafenberg spot.
Decreases the likelihood of menstrual discomfort.
Increases the likelihood of multiple orgasms among women.
Results in greater likelihood of orgasmic satisfaction.
No, the physiological process involved in male orgasm and ejaculation make this impossible.
No, these are myths supported by pornography.
Yes, a small number can avoid ejaculating and thus have repeated orgasms.
Yes, if they are truly motivated to please their partners.
Gender roles for a "third sex" recognized in particular societies.
Individuals in various societies who have a same-sex sexual orientation.
Malformed genitalia in newborn infants.
Women who choose to live as males in their respective societies.
Ejaculations that occur while sleeping.
Nighttime dreams about engaging in sexual activity.
Spontaneous orgasms in response to fantasy.
The first ejaculation that occurs during masturbation.
Gay males usually begin sexual activity with older males; lesbians typically become active with peers.
Lesbians who masturbate more frequently typically begin their same-gender sexual behavior earlier than gay males.
More lesbians begin their same-gender sexual activity in groups; gay males begin in a dyadic relationship.
Most gay males report that their first same-gender experience occurred by age 14; lesbians report that it occurred later.
That extramarital sexual activity is most likely to occur between people of equal status.
The people tend to initiate and maintain relationships with people who have similar social characteristics.
That when people have frequent contact, differences in their status diminish.
All of these.
Immature way of obtaining sexual pleasure and gratification.
Major cause of sexual dysfunctions and deviations.
Marginally acceptable alternative to normal sexual expression.
Widespread and generally harmless form of sexual expression.
Dependence on sexual behaviors or sexual fantasies involving stimuli that are considered unusual or unacceptable.
Love of sexual activity.
Person who is addicted to sexual activities.
Person who pursues pleasure relentlessly.
Can be determined by analyzing levels of various hormones in a person's bloodstream.
Includes their sexual behavior, affectional preferences, and self-identification, along with other variables.
Is defined by their sexual activities.
Is determined only by which people a person finds sexually attractive.