Understanding Human Sexuality Study Set 4

Psychology

Quiz 14 :
Variations in Sexual Behavior

Quiz 14 :
Variations in Sexual Behavior

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"An abnormal sexual behavior is one that is rare, or not practiced by many people." This statement is most reflective of the _____ definition of abnormal sexual behavior.
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In defining "abnormal sexual behavior" according to the _____ approach, the problem of culture dependence is explicitly acknowledged.
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Under the _____ approach, Arnold Buss delineates the three features of sexual abnormality to be discomfort, inefficiency, and bizarreness.
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Homosexuality is considered "abnormal" and a crime in many cultures, while many cultures accept homosexuality.This definition of abnormal sexual behavior is consistent with the:
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Normal sexual behavior and abnormal sexual behavior are:
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Imagine that you are a young male in the early 20s.You have the impulse to touch female hair.When this happens, you feel intensely excited, have an erection, and ejaculate without any further contact with the woman.You collect women's hair so that you can repeat the whole sensuous process in the privacy of your home.This turns out to be the only way you can achieve sexual satisfaction.An objective observer would classify you as being a:
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Which of the following people would be described as having a hard media fetish?
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Hard media fetishes may often be associated with:
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An individual who is sexually fixated on silk has a _____ fetish.
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When we examine paraphilias, one of the questions we have to consider is "What is abnormal behavior?" Which of the following situations represents an instance where one has probably crossed the boundary into abnormal behavior?
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A man regularly obtains women's dirty panties from laundromats.He masturbates with them and then saves the panties.This is an example of:
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Casper enjoys frequent sex with his wife, Monica.Although Casper becomes aroused and orgasms through coitus, it only happens when Monica wears a red thong and smokes a cigar during their sexual interactions.Casper would be classified as a:
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When Herman was little, he found that he was able to become highly sexually aroused when he used his older sister's newly worn pantyhose while he masturbated.When Herman grew into a young man, he found that he was able to achieve sexual satisfaction only when he had access to freshly worn pantyhose.This is an example of:
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George cannot have an erection and engage in sexual intercourse with his wife Mary unless she wears a special pair of red silk gloves.We would classify George's attraction and attachment to those gloves as an instance of:
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In a _____ fetish, the object and its shape are important.
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Jack Smith has a shoe fetish.He requires contact with leather boots to experience sexual arousal and his arousal is especially strong in response to the well-worn and smelly hiking boots of female college students.His fetish can be classified as a _____ fetish.
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The man featured in Richard von Krafft-Ebing's case history of a shoe fetishist can also be described as having a:
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For the man featured in Richard von Krafft-Ebing's case history of a shoe fetishist, which of the following phrases most accurately describes the strength of his attraction for shoes before treatment?
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The case of the shoe fetishist from Richard von Krafft-Ebing's book demonstrates that fetishism usually develops:
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According to the _____, fetishes result from classical conditioning in which an association is made between the fetish object and sexual arousal.
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