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Sexual behaviour

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sexual behaviour category. Presented with a red border are the Sexual behaviour books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sexual behaviour books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Supporting Gender and Sexual Diversity in K-12 Schools

Supporting Gender and Sexual Diversity in K-12 Schools

Author: Megan C. Lytle Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/11/2020

This book reviews timely, pragmatic interventions and strategies to support LGBTQ students in K12 schools. Where formal programs affirming diversity of gender expression and sexual orientation are not yet in place, contributors provide insights and practical tips for creating a positive, safe school environment. Topics include how stigma based on gender expression or sexual orientation can affect children and adolescents in school performance and risktaking behavior, and how schools can flip the narrative on bullying and victimization to one that promotes strengths and school connectedness. Teacher and school staff training issues are also addressed, along with suggestions for advocacy on the small scale and at local, regional, and state systems levels. In this book school counselors and psychologists, administrators, teachers, and other community stakeholders will find steps they can take to translate and implement the evergrowing body of scientific theory and research on equitable education of gender minority and sexual minority children, youth, and families.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Ef - Evidence, Effects, and Ethics

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Ef - Evidence, Effects, and Ethics

Author: Douglas C. Haldeman Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/08/2020

This book is the first exhaustive examination of empirical psychological data pertinent to both sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) and gender identity change efforts (GICE). It offers contemporary, empirically based guidance for practitioners and educators in all major mental health and counseling professions. Conversion therapy and reparative therapy were the previous terms used to describe efforts to reshape an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity. The use of the term therapy tacitly and falsely implied that such efforts were based on empirically validated mental health practice. An introduction by the editor, Douglas C. Haldeman, provides the book's rationale and a summary of the major issues addressed. Ten chapters divided into four sections examine pertinent aspects of SOCE/GICE. This book can be used in courses relating to LGBTQ-affirmative therapy/counseling and mental health courses focusing on diversity, inclusivity, and equity.

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Ef - Evidence, Effects, and Ethics

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Change Ef - Evidence, Effects, and Ethics

Author: Douglas C. Haldeman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2020

This book is the first exhaustive examination of empirical psychological data pertinent to both sexual orientation change efforts (SOCE) and gender identity change efforts (GICE). It offers contemporary, empirically based guidance for practitioners and educators in all major mental health and counseling professions. Conversion therapy and reparative therapy were the previous terms used to describe efforts to reshape an individual's sexual orientation or gender identity. The use of the term therapy tacitly and falsely implied that such efforts were based on empirically validated mental health practice. An introduction by the editor, Douglas C. Haldeman, provides the book's rationale and a summary of the major issues addressed. Ten chapters divided into four sections examine pertinent aspects of SOCE/GICE. This book can be used in courses relating to LGBTQ-affirmative therapy/counseling and mental health courses focusing on diversity, inclusivity, and equity.

Homework Assignments and Handouts for LGBTQ+ Cli - A Mental Health and Counseling Handbook

Homework Assignments and Handouts for LGBTQ+ Cli - A Mental Health and Counseling Handbook

Author: Joy S. Whitman, Cyndy J. Boyd, Anneliese Singh Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2020

Featuring over seventy affirming interventions in the form of homework assignments, handouts, and activities, this comprehensive volume helps novice and experienced counselors support LGBTQ+ community members and their allies. Each chapter includes an objective, indications and contraindications, a case study, suggestions for follow-up, professional resources, and references. The book's social justice perspective encourages counselors to hone their skills in creating change in their communities while helping their clients learn effective coping strategies in the face of stress, bullying, microaggressions, and other life challenges. The volume also contains a large section on training groups of allies and promoting greater cohesion within LGBTQ+ communities. Counseling and mental health services for LGBTQ+ clients require between-session activities that are clinically focused, evidence-based, and specifically designed for one or more LGBTQ+ sub-populations. This handbook gathers together the best of such LGBTQ+ clinically focused material. As such, the book appeals both to students learning affirmative LGBTQ+ psychotherapy/counseling and to experienced practitioners. The Handbook features homework assignments, handouts, and activities that: -Emphasize working with clients from different backgrounds. -Stress the importance of ethical guidelines and culturally competent care. -Demonstrate how to engage clients in conversations about coming out across the lifespan. -Help clients manage oppression and build resilience through self-care, advocacy, and validation. -Identify the facets of relationships that are unique to LGBTQ+ individuals. -Offer interventions to enhance familial support and work through family dynamics. -Assist clients to more deeply appreciate their genders and sexual identities. -Aid therapists in their work with clients who have substance use and abuse issues. -Address concerns about career choices, employment options, and college pursuits. -Create safety in a range of social and clinical spaces, including college campuses. Offering practical tools used by clinicians worldwide, the volume is particularly useful for courses in clinical and community counseling, social work, and psychology. Those new to working with LGBTQ+ clients will appreciate the book's accessible foundation to guide interventions.

Queering Law and Order

Queering Law and Order

Author: Kevin Leo Yabut Nadal Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2020

Throughout U.S. history, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people have been pathologized, victimized, and criminalized. Reports of lynching, burning, or murdering of LGBTQ people has been documented for centuries Prior to the 1970s, LGBTQ people were deemed as having psychological disorders and subsequently subject to electroshock therapy and other ineffective and cruel treatments. LGBTQ people have historically been arrested or imprisoned for crimes like sodomy, cross-dressing, and gathering in public spaces. And while there have been many strides to advocate for LGBTQ rights in contemporary times, there are still many ways that the criminal justice system works against LGBTQ and their lives, liberties, and freedoms. Queering Law and Order: LGBTQ Communities and Fight for Justice examines the state of LGBTQ people within the criminal justice system. Intertwining legal cases, academic research, and popular media, the author reviews a wide range of issues - ranging from historical heterosexist and transphobic legislation to police brutality to the prison industrial complex to family law. Grounded in Queer Theory and intersectional lenses, each chapter provides recommendations for queering and disrupting the justice system. The book serves as both an academic resource and a call to action for readers who are interested in advocating for LGBTQ rights.

Pedophilia and Sexual Offending Against Children

Pedophilia and Sexual Offending Against Children

Author: Michael C. Seto Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/08/2020

Author Michael Seto summarizes and integrates advances in the study of pedophilia and sexual offending against children over the last ten years in this thoroughly revised edition of his groundbreaking book. He synthesizes decades of complex research across multiple disciplines into easy-to-read analyses that will help mental health and legal professionals understand the psychological and neurobiological underpinnings of pedophilia and sexual offending against children. He dispels common myths about pedophilia, clarifying for instance that not all sexual offenders against children have pedophilia, and not all people with pedophilia commit sexual offenses. Seto also distinguishes pedophilia from hebephilia as attractions to prepubescent and pubescent children, respectively. Seto offers practical recommendations for conducting clinical evaluations, risk assessments, and interventions with pedophilic individuals and with sexual offenders in clinical and forensic settings. He also provides evidence-based suggestions for future studies and policy reforms. New to this edition is an increased emphasis on prevention efforts with at-risk individuals who have pedophilia or hebephilia.

Discourses of Sexuality

Discourses of Sexuality

Author: Domna C. Stanton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/08/2020

Michael Foucault called sex the explanation for everything, our master key. In Discourses of Sexuality, fourteen distinguished scholars, artists, and critics examine sexuality from a fascinating array of perspectives. The book's opening section reopens the question of the history of sexuality; it is followed by Regimes of Knowledge and Desire, which explores gender and sexuality in the Elizabethan period, sexual desire and the market economy during the Industrial Revolution, and Freud's notions of sexuality of perversion. The next section, The Constructed Body, examines conceptions, representations, and implications of the body through written and visual representation. The last part of the book, AIDS and the Crisis of Modernity, looks at the place of AIDS in the study of sexuality, provides an analysis of Nicholas Nixon's portraits of people with AIDS, and demonstrates the importance of rediscovering values that help us to live with human variety and social diversity.

That's So Gay!

That's So Gay!

Author: Kevin L. Nadal Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2020

This engagingly written book describes experiences of microaggressions, or subtle forms of discrimination, toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Nadal provides an overview of the current research literature on microaggressions and their impact on physical and mental health, and reviews discrimination towards LGBT individuals throughout history. He also examines how microaggressions may manifest in families, the workplace, health care environments, the media, school systems, and society at large. Ideal for gender studies courses, this book is replete with real life case examples and questions to foster discussion. It offers practical guidance on how to identify and deal with microaggressions as they occur, as well as implications for policy and clinical practice.

The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

Author: Robert T. Francoeur Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/08/2020

A comprehensive one-volume reference work on sexual behaviour throughout the world at the beginning of a new millennium. Written by more than 200 leading sexologists in their respective countries and cultures, each lengthy entry explores such areas as heterosexual relationships, children, adolescents, adults, gender-conflicted persons, unconventional sexual patterns, contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, AIDS, sexual dysfunctions, and therapies. It also includes sexual issues for older persons and physically and mentally challenged individuals. Places to be included in this volume for the first time are: Cuba, Denmark, Estonia, France, Hong Kong, Nepal, Norway, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, and Tanzania.

Confessions

Confessions

Author: Abdenal Carvalho Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

Confessions

Confessions

Author: Abdenal Carvalho Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2020

Sex Chromosome Abnormalities And Human Behavior

Sex Chromosome Abnormalities And Human Behavior

Author: Daniel B Berch, Bruce G Bender Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/06/2020

This volume is based on a symposium, Cognitive and Psychosocial Dysfunctions Associated with Sex Chromosome Abnormalities, presented at the 1986 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. It contains reports from individual research groups and a psychological study.