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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!

Sexual Offending Predisposing Antecedents, Assessments and Management

Sexual Offending Predisposing Antecedents, Assessments and Management

Author: Amy Phenix Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/03/2019

This expert reference provides a broad, comprehensive review of the major domains of sexual offending. Beginning with an integrated etiological model of sexual offending, chapters follow addressing the primary predisposing conditions related to sexual offending (e.g. pedophilic, hebephilic, paraphilic rape and non-contact paraphilic disorders, hyper sexuality and personality factors). In addition, special subgroups of sexual offenders (females, youth and the intellectually disable) are considered. Both broad and specific perspectives on the assessment of sexual offenders are provided. Overviews are offered of clinical and forensic evaluations of such offenders and the utility of structured psychological assessment. A novel conceptual model of risk assessment is proposed. More specifically, each of the primary approaches or instruments related to risk assessment of sexual offending are addressed: the Static risk assessment measures, the Sex Offender Risk Appraisal Guide, structured professional judgment, and the varied measures of dynamic or criminogenic needs assessment. Finally, multiple aspects of management of sexual offenders are discussed including models of psychosocial treatment, the question of the effectiveness of such treatment, biological interventions, civil commitment, circles of support, and the containment approach to community management. Chapters are authored by both prominent experts and experienced professionals for a breadth of perspective. Among the topics covered: Pedophilic, Hebephilic, Rape Paraphilic Disorders and the variety of Non Contact sexual offending conditions Personality, related conditions, & their association with sexual offending: motivators and disinhibition in context. Disorders of hyper sexuality. Assessments of sexual offenders, including the role of psychological testing, clinical & interview approaches, as well as forensic evaluations Conceptual models of risk assessment & discussion of specific static, dynamic & structured clinical risk assessment approaches Models of & reviews of treatment outcome with sexual offenders, including psychotherapy, psychopharmacology and castration, the containment approach, civil commitment & circles of support Overview of public policy issues & an evidence-based perspective on sex offender registration and residential restrictions. This breadth of material in Sexual Offenders will help practitioners gain multiple levels of clinical insight as well as giving them up-to-date practical tools and techniques for working with this problematic class of individuals.

Healing Heterosexuality Time, Touch & Talk

Healing Heterosexuality Time, Touch & Talk

Author: Richard Cohen Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/03/2019

Women, Stereotypes and Archetypes

Women, Stereotypes and Archetypes

Author: Manisha Roy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2019

Women, Stereotypes and Archetypes

Women, Stereotypes and Archetypes

Author: Manisha Roy Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/2019

Sexting Motives and risk in online sexual self-presentation

Sexting Motives and risk in online sexual self-presentation

Author: Michel Walrave Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/02/2019

In the current debate around sexting, this book gives a nuanced account of motives, contexts and possible risks of intimate digital communication. Authors discuss how social media shape new dating opportunities through apps and dating sites, how sexting fits within individual's relational and sexual development. They examine the relationships between sexting, health and sexual risk behaviours and focusing on adolescents, further highlight which role parents can play in relational and sexual education. Chapters cover topics such as abusive sexting behaviours in the context of dating violence and slut shaming, media discourses concerning sexting and the legal framework in several countries that shape the context of sexting. This edited collection will be of great interest to academics and students of communication studies, psychology, health sciences and sociology, as well as policy makers and the general public interested in current debates on how social media are used for intimate communication.

Understanding and Treating Military Sexual Trauma

Understanding and Treating Military Sexual Trauma

Author: Kristen Zaleski Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/01/2019

This authoritative update presents current findings on-and clinically and ethically sound responses to-the epidemic of sexual assault in the military. It examines in powerful detail how military culture enables a pervasive subculture of sexual violence, from consistently devaluing women to blaming victims and denying them justice. The author's dual attachment/trauma theory lens attends to a wide range of outcomes such as unit members closing ranks against survivors and the continuing impact of assault trauma on veterans' lives. And the book's second half critiques standard forms of treating military sexual trauma in favor of individualized therapy addressing the physical, psychological, and neurological aspects of trauma and recovery. This important volume covers: * Theory and history of sexual violence as a weapon of war. * Legal and health considerations in the aftermath of military sexual assault. * Critical distinctions between military and civilian legal response to sexual assault. * Variations in symptomology among survivors. * Specific barriers to services for male and LGBT survivors. * New and emerging treatment options for military sexual trauma/PTSD. This Second Edition of Understanding and Treating Military Sexual Trauma follows its predecessor as an essential reference on its subject for mental health clinicians treating sexual trauma in the military as well as trauma researchers, sociologists, women's health practitioners, and university students whose focus is women's studies, public policy, public health, social work, psychology, sociology, or political science.

Frau Sein

Frau Sein

Author: Dr Med Ute Buth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2019

Onuitgesproken Waardevol

Onuitgesproken Waardevol

Author: Puur Alicia Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2019

Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

Author: Nicola Gavey Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/10/2018

In the award-winning Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, Nicola Gavey provides an extensive commentary on the existing literature on rape, analysing recent research to examine the psychological and cultural conditions of possibility for contemporary sexual violence. Just Sex? argues that feminist theory on sexual victimization has gone both too far and not far enough. It presents the reader with a challenging and original perspective on the issues of rape, sex and the body, incorporating new material on sexism, misogyny and digital culture, as well as debates over gendered analyses of sexual violence. The second edition has been updated and expanded to be extremely timely and relevant, with the most recent high-profile rape cases - the Stanford rape case and the Belfast rape case - being tried in the media and online. The rise of the Hollywood Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement makes this book incredibly useful and necessary to those who are working within the area of sexual violence. This will appeal to academic readers studying psychology, sociology, and criminology, as well as those looking into cultural influences on society. It will also be very useful to those working in the professional sector on prevention and with people who have been subjected to sexual violence.

Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape

Author: Nicola Gavey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2018

In the award-winning Just Sex? The Cultural Scaffolding of Rape, Nicola Gavey provides an extensive commentary on the existing literature on rape, analysing recent research to examine the psychological and cultural conditions of possibility for contemporary sexual violence. Just Sex? argues that feminist theory on sexual victimization has gone both too far and not far enough. It presents the reader with a challenging and original perspective on the issues of rape, sex and the body, incorporating new material on sexism, misogyny and digital culture, as well as debates over gendered analyses of sexual violence. The second edition has been updated and expanded to be extremely timely and relevant, with the most recent high-profile rape cases - the Stanford rape case and the Belfast rape case - being tried in the media and online. The rise of the Hollywood Harvey Weinstein scandal and the #MeToo movement makes this book incredibly useful and necessary to those who are working within the area of sexual violence. This will appeal to academic readers studying psychology, sociology, and criminology, as well as those looking into cultural influences on society. It will also be very useful to those working in the professional sector on prevention and with people who have been subjected to sexual violence.