sexuality

Summary

Summary: The sexual functions, activities, attitudes, and orientations of an individual. Sexuality, male or female, becomes evident at PUBERTY under the influence of gonadal steroids (TESTOSTERONE or ESTRADIOL), and social effects.

Top Publications

  1. pmc A review of studies of parent-child communication about sexuality and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
    S Bastien
    Institute for Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health 8:25. 2011
  2. pmc A study of sexuality and health among older adults in the United States
    Stacy Tessler Lindau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL 60637, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:762-74. 2007
  3. ncbi Adolescent sexuality and the internet: the good, the bad, and the URL
    Mansi Kanuga
    UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:117-24. 2004
  4. pmc Sexual and gender minority health: what we know and what needs to be done
    Kenneth H Mayer
    Infectious Diseases Division, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:989-95. 2008
  5. pmc Sexuality and obesity, a gender perspective: results from French national random probability survey of sexual behaviours
    Nathalie Bajos
    INSERM Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, U1018, Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health Team, F 94276, Kremlin Bicetre, France
    BMJ 340:c2573. 2010
  6. ncbi Sexuality after breast cancer: a review
    Emilee Gilbert
    Gender, Culture and Health Research PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia
    Maturitas 66:397-407. 2010
  7. ncbi Changes in sexuality and intimacy after the diagnosis and treatment of cancer: the experience of partners in a sexual relationship with a person with cancer
    Yasmin Hawkins
    Gender, Culture and Health Research, PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales 1797, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 32:271-80. 2009
  8. ncbi Sexuality and intimacy after definitive treatment and subsequent androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer
    Celestia S Higano
    FACP, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3720-5. 2012
  9. ncbi Gender, sexuality, and antiretroviral therapy: using social science to enhance outcomes and inform secondary prevention strategies
    Jennifer S Hirsch
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS 21:S21-9. 2007
  10. ncbi How important is sex in later life? The views of older people
    Merryn Gott
    Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing, Community Sciences Centre, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, S5 7AU, Sheffield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1617-28. 2003

Research Grants

  1. Anabolic-androgenic steroids enhance motivation
    Ruth I Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. Reducing HIV Risk in Adult Women with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2012
  3. Peer groups for healthy pregnancy &HIV prevention for young Malawian women
    Kathleen F Norr; Fiscal Year: 2013
  4. Psychosexual Intervention for Gynecologic Cancer Patients
    Barbara L Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2012
  5. Pathogen specific imaging of endocarditis
    PETER ROLF PANIZZI; Fiscal Year: 2013
  6. ACES: Abstinence and Contraception Education Storehouse
    JOSEFINA JAYME CARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Disseminating PAL
    Kathryn H Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2012
  8. The Logics for HIV Risk among Street-Based Heroin Injectors
    Philippe Bourgois; Fiscal Year: 2013
  9. Acculturation and Reproductive Health Disparities in Mexican-Origin Adolescents
    KATE T COLEMAN MINAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
  10. Genes, environmental exposures, and hypospadias
    Suzan L Carmichael; Fiscal Year: 2012

Detail Information

Publications362 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc A review of studies of parent-child communication about sexuality and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
    S Bastien
    Institute for Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway
    Reprod Health 8:25. 2011
    Parent-child sexuality communication has been identified as a protective factor for adolescent sexual and reproductive health, including HIV infection...
  2. pmc A study of sexuality and health among older adults in the United States
    Stacy Tessler Lindau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, IL 60637, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:762-74. 2007
    ..Despite the aging of the population, little is known about the sexual behaviors and sexual function of older people...
  3. ncbi Adolescent sexuality and the internet: the good, the bad, and the URL
    Mansi Kanuga
    UMDNJ New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 17:117-24. 2004
    ..This article reviews the positive and negative influences of the Internet on this age group. Specific aspects of how this medium affects adolescents as well as how it can be used to assist them are discussed...
  4. pmc Sexual and gender minority health: what we know and what needs to be done
    Kenneth H Mayer
    Infectious Diseases Division, The Miriam Hospital, 164 Summit Avenue, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:989-95. 2008
    ..We then discuss how clinicians and public health professionals can improve research methods, clinical outcomes, and service delivery for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people...
  5. pmc Sexuality and obesity, a gender perspective: results from French national random probability survey of sexual behaviours
    Nathalie Bajos
    INSERM Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, CESP Centre for research in Epidemiology and Population Health, U1018, Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health Team, F 94276, Kremlin Bicetre, France
    BMJ 340:c2573. 2010
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  6. ncbi Sexuality after breast cancer: a review
    Emilee Gilbert
    Gender, Culture and Health Research PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, New South Wales, Australia
    Maturitas 66:397-407. 2010
    It is widely recognised that women's sexuality can be particularly complex after breast cancer, with sexual changes often becoming the most problematic aspect of a woman's life...
  7. ncbi Changes in sexuality and intimacy after the diagnosis and treatment of cancer: the experience of partners in a sexual relationship with a person with cancer
    Yasmin Hawkins
    Gender, Culture and Health Research, PsyHealth, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, New South Wales 1797, Australia
    Cancer Nurs 32:271-80. 2009
    Changes in sexuality and intimacy after cancer were examined using open-ended questionnaire responses with 156 informal carers who were partners of a person with cancer...
  8. ncbi Sexuality and intimacy after definitive treatment and subsequent androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer
    Celestia S Higano
    FACP, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA 98109 1023, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3720-5. 2012
    ..The addition of ADT further compromises sexuality, intimacy, and a couple's relationship...
  9. ncbi Gender, sexuality, and antiretroviral therapy: using social science to enhance outcomes and inform secondary prevention strategies
    Jennifer S Hirsch
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS 21:S21-9. 2007
    ..within the context of antiretroviral therapy (ART) uptake and adherence, social science research on gender and sexuality could complement existing epidemiological and behavioral research on uptake, adherence, disinhibition and ..
  10. ncbi How important is sex in later life? The views of older people
    Merryn Gott
    Sheffield Institute for Studies on Ageing, Community Sciences Centre, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, S5 7AU, Sheffield, UK
    Soc Sci Med 56:1617-28. 2003
    ..The discussion considers the implications of these findings for this developing field...
  11. ncbi Tobacco use among sexual minorities in the USA, 1987 to May 2007: a systematic review
    J G L Lee
    Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Tob Control 18:275-82. 2009
    ..This paper examines the prevalence of tobacco use among sexual minorities in the US through a systematic review of literature from 1987 to May 2007...
  12. pmc Reports of parental maltreatment during childhood in a United States population-based survey of homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual adults
    Heather L Corliss
    Department of Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Box 951772, 650 Charles E Young Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1772, USA
    Child Abuse Negl 26:1165-78. 2002
    ..The study objective was to determine the nature and prevalence of childhood maltreatment experiences among lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults and to compare findings to those obtained from similar heterosexual adults...
  13. ncbi Accounts of disruptions to sexuality following cancer: the perspective of informal carers who are partners of a person with cancer
    Emilee Gilbert
    University of Western Sydney, Australia
    Health (London) 13:523-41. 2009
    There is a growing body of research showing that cancer impacts upon the sexuality of informal carers in a couple relationship with a person with cancer...
  14. ncbi A longitudinal study of maternal messages about dating and sexuality and their influence on Latino adolescents
    Laura F Romo
    Departments of Child and Adolescent Development and Chicano Studies, California State University, Northridge, California, USA
    J Adolesc Health 31:59-69. 2002
    To learn more about the nature of mother-adolescent discussions about sexuality and their influence on adolescents' behaviors and attitudes in Latino families.
  15. ncbi Gay and bisexual identity development among female-to-male transsexuals in North America: emergence of a transgender sexuality
    Walter Bockting
    Program in Human Sexuality, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 180, Minneapolis, MN 55454 1015, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 38:688-701. 2009
    ..sample of female-to-male (FtM) transsexuals sexually attracted to men, aiming to understand their identity and sexuality in the context of a culture of transgender empowerment...
  16. ncbi Sexuality after gynaecological cancer: a review of the material, intrapsychic, and discursive aspects of treatment on women's sexual-wellbeing
    Emilee Gilbert
    Health Services and Outcomes Research, School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney, Penrith South DC, NSW, Australia
    Maturitas 70:42-57. 2011
    Research in the area of gynaecological cancer has increasingly examined changes to women's sexuality, with the impact of treatment on sexual wellbeing considered particularly important...
  17. ncbi The role of testosterone in sexuality and paraphilia--a neurobiological approach. Part II: testosterone and paraphilia
    Kirsten Jordan
    Georg August University of Göttingen Department of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Gottingen, Germany
    J Sex Med 8:3008-29. 2011
    ..Yet the therapeutic success of antiandrogens is uncertain. Furthermore, there is still a lack of comprehensive knowledge about the effects of androgen-lowering therapy in paraphilic patients...
  18. ncbi (Dis)embodying gender and sexuality in testicular cancer
    Maria Gurevich
    Department of Psychology, Ryerson University and Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care Program, Princess Margaret Hospital, University Health Network, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5B 2K3
    Soc Sci Med 58:1597-607. 2004
    ..Although post-treatment prognosis is generally very good, the impact on sexuality, gender identity and fertility is amplified in this age group...
  19. ncbi Disability, space and sexuality: access to family planning services
    P Anderson
    Family Planning Association, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    Soc Sci Med 51:1163-73. 2000
    ..As such, family planning clinics in Northern Ireland represent a landscape of exclusion, denying disabled people access to services and reproducing cultural ideologies concerning disability and sexuality.
  20. ncbi The longitudinal effects of cancer treatment on sexuality in individuals with lung cancer
    Judith A Shell
    Osceola Cancer Center, Kissimmee, FL, USA
    Oncol Nurs Forum 35:73-9. 2008
    ..To examine changes in sexual functioning during treatment for lung cancer and the extent to which age, gender, social support, and mood status affect sexual dysfunction...
  21. ncbi MDMA and sexual behavior: ecstasy users' perceptions about sexuality and sexual risk
    Karen McElrath
    School of Sociology and Social Policy, Belfast, Ireland
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1461-77. 2005
    ..Explanations for the findings are offered and implications for prevention/intervention are discussed...
  22. ncbi Obesity and sexual quality of life
    Ronette L Kolotkin
    Obesity and Quality of Life Consulting 1004 Norwood Avenue, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:472-9. 2006
    ....
  23. ncbi The influence of biological sex, sexuality and gender role on interpersonal distance
    David Uzzell
    Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
    Br J Soc Psychol 45:579-97. 2006
    ..In so doing, we argue for an important distinction to be made between biological sex, gender role, and sexuality. To date, however, progress in the study of interpersonal distance (IPD) has been inhibited by poor operational ..
  24. ncbi Young women's perceptions of being asked questions about sexuality and sexual abuse: a content analysis
    Eva K Wendt
    Research and Development Unit, Primary Health Care, General Practice and Public Health, Falkenberg, Sweden
    Midwifery 27:250-6. 2011
    to describe young women's perceptions of being asked questions by midwives or doctors pertaining to sexuality and sexual abuse in connection with visits for gynaecological examination.
  25. ncbi Biases in internet sexual health samples: comparison of an internet sexuality survey and a national sexual health survey in Sweden
    Michael W Ross
    WHO Center for Health Promotion and Prevention Research, School of Public Health, University of Texas, P O Box 20036, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:245-52. 2005
    ..Comparison of internet data with random survey data in other western countries should occur to determine if these patterns are replicated...
  26. ncbi Clinical outcomes after sexuality preserving cystectomy and neobladder (prostate sparing cystectomy) in 44 patients
    J A Nieuwenhuijzen
    Department of Urology, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Urol 173:1314-7. 2005
    We describe the functional outcome on erectile function, continence and voiding, and local and distant cancer recurrence rates in 44 patients after sexuality preserving cystectomy and neobladder (prostate sparing cystectomy).
  27. ncbi Mothers, daughters and sexual agency in one low-income South African community
    Elmien Lesch
    Department of Psychology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
    Soc Sci Med 61:1072-82. 2005
    ..Female adolescents' experiences of their own sexuality are shaped by a range of contexts: from the very specific context of their intimate relationships to the broader ..
  28. ncbi Putting sexuality (back) into HIV/AIDS: issues, theory and practice
    P Boyce
    Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK
    Glob Public Health 2:1-34. 2007
    ..of the reasons why HIV prevention has had limited success is because of inadequate conceptualization of human sexuality in such work...
  29. ncbi The human amygdala and the emotional evaluation of sensory stimuli
    David H Zald
    Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, 301 Wilson Hall, 111 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37240 0009, USA
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 41:88-123. 2003
    ..The strengths and weakness of these hypotheses and conclusions are discussed with reference to the animal literature...
  30. ncbi Association of body weight with sexual function in women
    K Esposito
    Department of Geriatrics and Metabolic Diseases, University of Naples SUN, Naples, Italy
    Int J Impot Res 19:353-7. 2007
    ..On multivariate analysis, both age and BMI explained about 68% of FSFI variance, with a primacy of BMI over age (ratio 4:1). In conclusion, obesity affects several aspects of sexuality in otherwise healthy women with sexual dysfunction.
  31. ncbi Young people, pornography, and sexuality: sources and attitudes
    Gudrun Wallmyr
    Alingsås Hospital, Alingsås, Sweden
    J Sch Nurs 22:290-5. 2006
    ..the use of and attitudes among young people toward pornography and their sources of information about sexuality. Eight hundred and seventy-six young people ages 15-25 years (555 females and 321 males) who visited a youth ..
  32. ncbi Normative data for the EORTC QLQ-C30 and EORTC-sexuality items in the general Dutch population
    Lonneke V van de Poll-Franse
    Comprehensive Cancer Centre South, Eindhoven Cancer Registry, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 47:667-75. 2011
    The aim of the present study was to generate Dutch reference data for the EORTC QLQ-C30 and for five sexuality items from the EORTC QL-item bank...
  33. ncbi Analysis of content about sexuality and human reproduction in school textbooks in Spain
    J De Irala
    Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of Navarra, Irunlarrea 1, 31080 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Public Health 122:1093-103. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to analyse the content of textbooks in the areas of sexuality and human reproduction in order to evaluate the extent to which these textbooks promote healthy reproductive ..
  34. ncbi Sexuality among women recipients of a pancreas and kidney transplant
    Rebecca J Muehrer
    University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
    West J Nurs Res 28:137-50; discussion 151-61. 2006
    ..Perceived effect of the transplant on sexuality was also explored...
  35. ncbi The meaning of close relationships and sexuality: women's well-being following a myocardial infarction
    Annelie Johansson Sundler
    Vaxjo University, Sweden
    Qual Health Res 19:375-87. 2009
    Relationships and sexuality following heart attack (MI) have been studied; nevertheless, little is known about the meaning of social support and relationships to health and well-being after an MI...
  36. ncbi Sexuality and amputation: a systematic literature review
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 31:522-7. 2009
    To systematically examine the state of research on sexuality and amputees.
  37. ncbi Introduction to special issue on women's sexuality and outline of assessment of sexual problems
    Rosemary Basson
    Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, B C Center for Sexual Medicine, VHHSC, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9, Canada
    Menopause 11:709-13. 2004
  38. ncbi Nurses' approaches towards sexuality of adolescent patients in Turkey
    Rana Yigit
    Mersin Universitesi Saglik corrected Yüsekokulu, Yenisehir corrected Kampusu corrected
    J Clin Nurs 16:638-45. 2007
    The purpose of this study is to determine the approaches regarding sexuality of nurses caring for adolescent patients in Turkey.
  39. ncbi Factors affecting sexuality in older Australian women: sexual interest, sexual arousal, relationships and sexual distress in older Australian women
    J R Howard
    Betty Byrne Henderson Women s Health Research Centre, Royal Brisbane and Royal Women s Hospitals, Herston, Queensland, Australia
    Climacteric 9:355-67. 2006
    ..To investigate the sexual behavior, sexual relationships, sexual satisfaction, sexual dysfunction and sexual distress in a population of older urban Australian women...
  40. ncbi The sexuality and social performance of androgen-deprived (castrated) men throughout history: implications for modern day cancer patients
    Michael William Aucoin
    Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 63:3162-73. 2006
    ..These changes strongly challenge patients' self-identity and sexuality. The historical term for a man who has been castrated is 'eunuch', now a pejorative term implying overall social ..
  41. ncbi Sexuality: a quality-of-life issue for cancer survivors
    D Kathryn Tierney
    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Semin Oncol Nurs 24:71-9. 2008
    To provide an overview of the broad, multidimensional construct of sexuality addressing physiologic, psychological, and social dimensions.
  42. ncbi Not tonight, I have a headache?
    Timothy T Houle
    Department of Anesthesiology, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1009, USA
    Headache 46:983-90. 2006
    ..The present study examined the relationship between the diagnosis of migraine and self-reported sexual desire...
  43. ncbi Older women's sexuality
    Lesley A Yee
    3 66 Hampden Road, Artarmon, NSW 2064, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:640-2. 2003
    ..A holistic approach is needed to examine the many different factors that can affect sexuality. Hormonal changes associated with ageing have an impact on women's sexuality...
  44. ncbi Ethics of justice and ethics of care. Values and attitudes among midwifery students on adolescent sexuality and abortion in Vietnam and their implications for midwifery education: a survey by questionnaire and interview
    Marie Klingberg-Allvin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of International Health IHCAR, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:37-46. 2007
    Adolescent's sexuality and related reproductive health and rights problems are sensitive issues in Vietnam...
  45. ncbi Dissecting "gaydar": accuracy and the role of masculinity-femininity
    Gerulf Rieger
    Department of Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 39:124-40. 2010
    ..Thus, brief samples of sex-atypical behavior may function as effective gaydar signals...
  46. ncbi A patient-centred approach to sexuality in the face of life-limiting illness
    Amanda J Hordern
    La Trobe University and Austin Health Clinical School of Nursing, PO Box 5444, Heidelberg West, Melboure, VIC 3081
    Med J Aust 179:S8-11. 2003
    b>Sexuality is intrinsic to a person's sense of self and can be an intimate form of communication that helps relieve suffering and lessens the threat to personhood in the face of life-limiting illness...
  47. ncbi Discussing sexuality with patients: nurses' attitudes and beliefs
    Nina Saunamäki
    The County Council of Gävleborg, and Department of Caring Science and Sociology, University of Gavle, Sweden
    J Adv Nurs 66:1308-16. 2010
    This paper is a report of a study of Registered Nurses' attitudes and beliefs towards discussing sexuality with patients.
  48. pmc The impact of sexual orientation on sexuality and sexual practices in North American medical students
    Benjamin N Breyer
    University of California, Department of Urology, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Sex Med 7:2391-400. 2010
    There has been limited investigation of the sexuality and sexual dysfunction in non-heterosexual subjects by the sexual medicine community. Additional research in these populations is needed.
  49. pmc Medical student sexuality: how sexual experience and sexuality training impact U.S. and Canadian medical students' comfort in dealing with patients' sexuality in clinical practice
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Acad Med 85:1321-30. 2010
    To determine factors associated with students' comfort in addressing patients' sexuality in the clinical context.
  50. ncbi Parental perspectives of communication about sexuality in families of children with autism spectrum disorders
    Michelle S Ballan
    School of Social Work, Columbia University, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 42:676-84. 2012
    To explore the content of communication about sexuality between parents and children with autism spectrum disorders, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 18 parents of children ages 6-13...
  51. ncbi Effect of 1-year, low-dose DHEA therapy on climacteric symptoms and female sexuality
    A R Genazzani
    Department of Reproductive Medicine and Child Development, Division of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Pisa
    Climacteric 14:661-8. 2011
    ..Sexual desire is affected by endocrine and psychosocial factors. Menopausal hormonal changes are relevant to the causes of sexual dysfunction during reproductive aging...
  52. ncbi Sexuality and quality of life of breast cancer patients post mastectomy
    Adriana Manganiello
    University of Sao Paulo, School of Nursing, Av Dr Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar, 419, Sao Paulo, SP CEP 05403 000, Brazil
    Eur J Oncol Nurs 15:167-72. 2011
    ....
  53. ncbi The impact of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation on sexuality: a systematic review of the literature
    K H Thygesen
    Department of Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Rigshospitalet University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bone Marrow Transplant 47:716-24. 2012
    In this paper we review evidence concerning the impact of hematopoietic SCT (HSCT) on sexuality. The aims are to determine: (1) the sexual changes experienced by patients following allogeneic or autologous HSCT, and its consequences; (2) ..
  54. ncbi The role of testosterone in sexuality and paraphilia--a neurobiological approach. Part I: testosterone and sexuality
    Kirsten Jordan
    Georg August University of Göttingen Department of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Gottingen, Germany
    J Sex Med 8:2993-3007. 2011
    ..Yet the therapeutic success of antiandrogens is uncertain. Furthermore, there is still a lack of comprehensive knowledge about the effects of androgen-lowering therapy in paraphilic patients...
  55. ncbi Androgens, health and sexuality in women and men
    Kevan Wylie
    Department of Sexual Medicine, Porterbrook Clinic, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
    Hum Fertil (Camb) 13:277-97. 2010
    ..The management of testosterone deficiency is outlined in detail for both women and men...
  56. ncbi Sexuality in older age: essential considerations for healthcare professionals
    Abi Taylor
    Royal Berkshire Hospital Elderly Care Medicine, London Road, Reading RG1 5AN, UK
    Age Ageing 40:538-43. 2011
    ..It offers an overview of the evidence for healthcare professionals who had not previously considered the sexuality of their older patients...
  57. ncbi Sexuality and body image in long-term survivors of testicular cancer
    P Rossen
    Department of Oncology, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
    Eur J Cancer 48:571-8. 2012
    ..This study explores sexual function and the influence of different treatment modalities on sexual function and body image among long-term survivors of testicular cancer (TCSs)...
  58. ncbi Effects of surgical and adjuvant therapies for breast cancer on sexuality, cognitive functions, and body weight
    Nicoletta Biglia
    Department of Gynaecological Oncology, University of Turin, Mauriziano Umberto I Hospital and Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment of Candiolo IRCC, Turin, Italy
    J Sex Med 7:1891-900. 2010
    ..Abrupt estrogen deficiency following chemotherapy and/or hormonal therapy plays an important role in worsening of sexuality.
  59. ncbi Ageing, sexuality and enhancement among Yoruba people in south western Nigeria
    Ojo Melvin Agunbiade
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria
    Cult Health Sex 14:705-17. 2012
    Sexual health across the life course is influenced by biological and psychosocial factors. The paper explores sexuality and associated practices among older Yoruba people with a view to identifying the implications of cultural beliefs ..
  60. ncbi [Quality of life and sexuality of women treated for breast cancer]
    Priscila Ribeiro Huguet
    Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, SP, Brasil
    Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 31:61-7. 2009
    To evaluate the quality of life and sexuality features of women with breast cancer, according to the type of surgery they underwent and their sociodemographic characteristics.
  61. ncbi Staff knowledge and perceptions of sexuality and dementia of older adults in nursing homes
    Elizabeth A Di Napoli
    Department of Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    J Aging Health 25:1087-105. 2013
    Adults hold negative attitudes toward sexual expression in late life. We investigated knowledge and attitudes about older adult sexuality and dementia among staff in nursing homes (NHs).
  62. ncbi Sexuality education in North American medical schools: current status and future directions
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95816, USA
    J Sex Med 10:3-17; quiz 18. 2013
    ..Despite this expectation there are no universal standards or expectations regarding the sexuality education of medical students.
  63. ncbi Sexuality in adult cancer survivors: challenges and intervention
    Sharon L Bober
    Sexual Health Program, Dana Farber Cancer Institute Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Clin Oncol 30:3712-9. 2012
    ..In addition, psychological, relational, and cultural factors significantly influence sexuality but are often not taken into consideration in research and clinical practice...
  64. ncbi Evaluation of sexuality, health-related quality-of-life and depression in advanced cancer patients: a prospective study in a Phase I clinical trial unit of predominantly targeted anticancer drugs
    Mathieu Rouanne
    Department of Medicine, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, Universite Paris XI, France
    Eur J Cancer 49:431-8. 2013
    ..and side-effects of these new drugs are not explored as is the case with the potential impact of MTA on sexuality. This study aimed to prospectively evaluate health-related quality of life (HRQoL), depression and sexual ..
  65. pmc Impact of spinal cord injury on sexuality: broad-based clinical practice intervention and practical application
    Marika J Hess
    Spinal Cord Injury Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 35:211-8. 2012
    ..There is a positive relationship between sexual education and sexual activity. The impact of inadequate sexual counseling and education as a part of rehabilitation can be deleterious...
  66. ncbi Sexuality in the context of prostate cancer narratives
    Kicki Klaeson
    Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden
    Qual Health Res 22:1184-94. 2012
    In this study we explored how men diagnosed with prostate cancer experienced their sexuality from a lifeworld perspective. One essential meaning was identified: "having the elixir of life stolen...
  67. ncbi Breast cancer and sexuality
    Lorraine A Sheppard
    University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Breast J 14:176-81. 2008
    Breast cancer affects a woman's body image and feelings of sexuality. Little is known about the perceptions of spouses to the sensitive topics of sexuality and body image. A qualitative inquiry was undertaken using in-depth interviews...
  68. ncbi Sexuality in women with epilepsy
    Cynthia L Harden
    Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, Department of Neurology and Neuroscience, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsy Behav 7:S2-6. 2005
    ..This review focuses on potential sexual problems that are faced by women with epilepsy, with the suggestion that proper treatment may alleviate these problems...
  69. ncbi [Reproduction and sexuality in HIV-positive women, Brazil]
    Naila J S Santos
    Centro de Referência e Treinamento, Sao Paulo, SP, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 36:12-23. 2002
    ..To assess sexual and reproductive health needs of HIV-positive women and factors that affect their access to prevention, safer sex practices and treatment and to appraise their ability of making informed choices concerning motherhood...
  70. ncbi Chronic illness and sexuality
    Rosemary A McInnes
    Australian Centre for Sexual Health, St Lukes Hospital, Sydney, NSW
    Med J Aust 179:263-6. 2003
    ..The effects of chronic illness on sexuality are multifactorial and can impact on all phases of sexual response...
  71. ncbi Longitudinal study of menopause and sexuality
    Norma L McCoy
    Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA 94132, USA
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 81:617-22. 2002
    Longitudinal study of the menopause and sexuality involves many problems that may account for the small number of such studies...
  72. pmc Victimization and substance use disorders in a national sample of heterosexual and sexual minority women and men
    Tonda Hughes
    College of Nursing MC 802, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612 7350, USA
    Addiction 105:2130-40. 2010
    ..There is consensus in the research literature that substance use disparities exist among sexual minority women and men; however, few studies have examined risk factors that may contribute to these disparities...
  73. ncbi Development of a model for parent-adolescent daughter communication about sexuality
    Supit Siriarunrat
    Department of Public Health Nursing, Faculty of Public Health, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 41:961-72. 2010
    This study aimed to develop a model for parent-adolescent daughter communication about sexuality (PDCS). The subjects were 18 mother-doughter pairs...
  74. ncbi A review of couple-based interventions for enhancing women's sexual adjustment and body image after cancer
    Jennifer L Scott
    School of Psychology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia
    Cancer J 15:48-56. 2009
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  75. ncbi Views on social and cultural influence on sexuality and sexual health in groups of Ugandan adolescents
    Eva Britta Råssjö
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, International Maternal and Child Health, Uppsala University, Uppsala, and Centre for Clinical Research, Falun, Sweden
    Sex Reprod Healthc 1:157-62. 2010
    ..Enforcement of laws that can protect children and youth was suggested. Government and community should work against harmful traditional practices and introduce sexual education in primary school...
  76. ncbi Sexuality, reproduction, and HIV in women: the impact of antiretroviral therapy in elective pregnancies in Cuba
    Arachu Castro
    Department of Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AIDS 21:S49-54. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to explore how the provision of ART free at point of delivery to all clinically indicated patients might be related to the rapid increase in pregnancies in HIV-positive women...
  77. ncbi Combined brief psychosexual intervention after mastectomy: effects on sexuality, body image, and psychological well-being
    Chrisanthi Kalaitzi
    Department of Psychiatry, Thriasio General Hospital, Elefsina, Athens, Greece
    J Surg Oncol 96:235-40. 2007
    Mastectomy poses a severe threat to body image and sexuality, interfering with the psychological well-being of both the patient and her partner...
  78. ncbi [Impact of infertility and assisted reproductive techniques on sexuality]
    J Ohl
    Centre d Assistance médicale à la procréation AMP de Strasbourg, CMCO SIHCUS, Schiltigheim, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 37:25-32. 2009
    We studied the impact of infertility and all the more Assisted Reproductive Techniques on marital relations and sexuality.
  79. ncbi "Eyes Wide Shut"--sexuality and risk in HIV-positive youth in Sweden: a qualitative study
    Monica Christianson
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine Family Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 35:55-61. 2007
    ..This study explores the perception of sexual risk-taking behaviour in young HIV+ women and men in Sweden and their understanding of why they caught HIV...
  80. ncbi The role of sexuality in cervical cancer screening among Chinese women
    Jane S T Woo
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Health Psychol 28:598-604. 2009
    ..suggests that Chinese women's reluctance to undergo Pap testing may be related to culture-linked discomfort with sexuality. The purpose of this study was to explore the role of sexuality in the interaction between acculturation and Pap ..
  81. ncbi Trajectories of body image and sexuality during the first year following diagnosis of breast cancer and their relationship to 6 years psychosocial outcomes
    Wendy W T Lam
    Centre for Psycho Oncology Research and Training, Department of Community Medicine and Unit for Behavioural Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, 5 F, WMW Mong Block, Faculty of Medicine Building, 21 Sassoon Road, Pokulam, Hong Kong
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 131:957-67. 2012
    We examined degree and determinants of change in body image and sexuality over the first year following breast cancer diagnosis to differentiate body image and sexuality trajectories, and then explored if differences in trajectories ..
  82. pmc Who is epidemiologically fathomable in the HIV/AIDS epidemic? Gender, sexuality, and intersectionality in public health
    Shari L Dworkin
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies at New York State Psychiatric Institute and Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Cult Health Sex 7:615-23. 2005
    ..Drawing on work on gender, sexuality, and intersectionality, the paper asks why a discourse of vulnerability is infused into discussions of ..
  83. ncbi Impact of diabetes mellitus on the sexuality of Peruvian postmenopausal
    Edward Mezones-Holguin
    Faculty of Human Medicine, National University of Piura, Piura, Peru
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:470-4. 2008
    ..To evaluate sexual function among postmenopausal diabetic women...
  84. ncbi Issues for South Asian Indian patients surrounding sexuality, fertility, and childbirth in the US health care system
    Judith A Fisher
    Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:151-5. 2003
    ..To deliver health care effectively to these patients, it is helpful for physicians to understand common cultural beliefs and practices of South Asian Indian patients...
  85. ncbi Body mass index, Stunkard Figure Rating Scale, and sexuality in young Italian women: a pilot study
    Elena Morotti
    Department of Gynecology and Pathophysiology of Human Reproduction, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via Massarenti 13, Bologna, Italy
    J Sex Med 10:1034-43. 2013
    ..Furthermore, there is a significant positive relationship between sexual function, sexual satisfaction, and all body image variables...
  86. ncbi [Testosterone and male sexuality: basic research and clinical data]
    F Giuliano
    Service d Urologie, CHU Kremlin Bicêtre
    Prog Urol 14:783-90. 2004
  87. ncbi Quality of life after breast cancer: survivorship and sexuality
    Don S Dizon
    Center for Sexuality, Intimacy, and Fertility, Program in Women s Oncology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Breast J 15:500-4. 2009
    ..This report will focus on these four issues highlighting information for the treating oncologist which can assist in the evaluation, counseling, and treatment for their patients...
  88. ncbi The 'problem' of Asian women's sexuality: public discourses in Aotearoa/New Zealand
    Rachel Simon-Kumar
    Department of Societies and Cultures, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Cult Health Sex 11:1-16. 2009
    ..It takes a Third World feminist approach to critique dominant public health discourses on Asian women's sexuality and questions the construction of knowledges about what are 'normal' and 'pathological' sexual practices...
  89. ncbi Female gender and surgery impair relationships, body image, and sexuality in inflammatory bowel disease: patient perceptions
    Kate R Muller
    Southern Adelaide IBD Service, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:657-63. 2010
    ..There is a paucity of literature on the impact of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) on relationships, body image, and sexual function from a patient perspective. This study sought to describe patients' perceptions of these issues...
  90. ncbi Breast cancer and sexuality: multi-modal treatment options
    Michael L Krychman
    Southern California Center for Sexual Health and Survivorship Medicine and Clinical Faculty USC, Newport Beach, CA, USA
    J Sex Med 9:5-13; quiz 14-5. 2012
    ..Many institutions are now compelled to address survivorship concerns and addressing sexuality and intimacy are paramount issues in survivorship care...
  91. ncbi Nursing students' perceptions of barriers to addressing patient sexuality concerns
    Morris A Magnan
    Oakland University, School of Nursing, Rochester, Michigan, USA
    J Nurs Educ 47:260-8. 2008
    Little is known about nursing students' perceptions of barriers to addressing patient sexuality concerns...
  92. ncbi Impact of pelvic radiotherapy on female sexuality
    Ana Claudia Rodrigues
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Coimbra University Hospital, Coimbra, Portugal
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 285:505-14. 2012
    ..To assess physical and psychological morbidity, sexual functioning and social and relationship satisfaction among women treated with pelvic radiotherapy...
  93. ncbi Testosterone replacement therapy in the climacteric: benefits beyond sexuality
    Hugo Maia
    CEPARH, Rua Caetano Moura 35, Salvador, Brazil
    Gynecol Endocrinol 25:12-20. 2009
    Testosterone therapy during menopause has a wide range of benefits that reach beyond the realm of human sexuality. This is a consequence not only of the widespread distribution of androgen receptors in various extragonadal tissues but ..
  94. ncbi Integration of sexual and reproductive health services in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
    Pranitha Maharaj
    School of Development Studies, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, 4041, South Africa
    Health Policy Plan 20:310-8. 2005
    ..While training defects can be remedied, the time constraints posed by heavy patient loads are less tractable. More skillful use of booking clerks or the introduction of lay counsellors are also possible solutions...
  95. ncbi Testing a model: a developmental perspective of adolescent male sexuality
    Laureen H Smith
    Oakland University School of Nursing, Rochester, MI, USA
    J Spec Pediatr Nurs 10:124-38. 2005
    This study tested a model of adolescent male sexuality and evaluated its usefulness for predicting sexual behaviors among a diverse sample.
  96. ncbi Gender and sexuality in classic congenital adrenal hyperplasia
    H F Meyer-Bahlburg
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Endocrinol Metab Clin North Am 30:155-71, viii. 2001
    ..This article reviews the status of the empirical evidence for the development of gender and sexuality in 46,XX persons with classic CAH and its implications for clinical practice.
  97. ncbi Influence of unrestrained access to erotica on adolescents' and young adults' dispositions toward sexuality
    D Zillmann
    College of Communication, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487 0172, USA
    J Adolesc Health 27:41-4. 2000
    ....
  98. ncbi Sexuality, hormones and the menopausal transition
    L Dennerstein
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Maturitas 26:83-93. 1997
    To assess the validity and reliability of a sexuality questionnaire, and to assess the relationship of sexual functioning to age, menopausal status and hormone levels.
  99. pmc Aging and sexuality
    C M Meston
    Reproductive and Sexual Medicine Clinic, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98105, USA
    West J Med 167:285-90. 1997
    ..sexual changes that accompany normal aging may help physicians give patients realistic and encouraging advice on sexuality. Although it is important that older men and women not fall into the psychosocial trap of expecting (or worse, ..
  100. ncbi Sexuality and haemophilia: connections across the life-span
    K L Parish
    Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California, Pasadena, CA, USA
    Haemophilia 8:353-9. 2002
    A broad overview of sexuality issues and needs as they relate to haemophilia are presented. Venturing well beyond 'safer sex', sexuality is defined here to encompass physical, emotional, social, interpersonal, moral, and cultural aspects...
  101. ncbi Sexuality and sexual health promotion for the older person
    Ian Peate
    Faculty of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire, UK
    Br J Nurs 13:188-93. 2004
    ..There are many misconceptions surrounding sexuality and in general these misconceptions become even more problematic as the older person and sexuality are discussed...

Research Grants76

  1. Anabolic-androgenic steroids enhance motivation
    Ruth I Wood; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Heightened sexuality and sexual violence have also been noted. Furthermore, AAS are linked with polydrug abuse, most notably opioids...
  2. Reducing HIV Risk in Adult Women with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The three programs will focus on 1) Sex and Sexuality education program based on input from Phase I professional interviews that addresses sex and sexuality, birth ..
  3. Peer groups for healthy pregnancy &HIV prevention for young Malawian women
    Kathleen F Norr; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..poses a serious dilemma for young rural Malawian women ages 15-20 who make behavioral choices regarding their sexuality and fertility that have health implications for them and their future children...
  4. Psychosexual Intervention for Gynecologic Cancer Patients
    Barbara L Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..reduction (progressive muscle relaxation), information delivery regarding gynecologic cancer treatments and sexuality, and provision of survivorship care plan documents...
  5. Pathogen specific imaging of endocarditis
    PETER ROLF PANIZZI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..prothrombin's activation pocket that tightly binds to staphylocoagulase by a mechanism dubbed "molecular sexuality" (Bode and Huber 1976)7 as an affinity ligand...
  6. ACES: Abstinence and Contraception Education Storehouse
    JOSEFINA JAYME CARD; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..video vignettes in the ACES Youth Activities library will be drawn from Sociometrics'Program Archive for Sexuality, Health and Adolescence (PASHA), a collection of replication kits for 34 teen pregnancy and STI/HIV prevention ..
  7. Disseminating PAL
    Kathryn H Schmitz; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..intervention also improved muscle strength and self perception of strength and health, appearance and sexuality. Media attention and formative assessment work indicate that the breast cancer patient and clinician communities ..
  8. The Logics for HIV Risk among Street-Based Heroin Injectors
    Philippe Bourgois; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..illegal drug markets and polydrug availability;4) racialized ethnic boundaries and conflicts;5) gender/sexuality boundaries that delimit social networks;6) oppositional sub-cultural identities that trap IDUs into ..
  9. Acculturation and Reproductive Health Disparities in Mexican-Origin Adolescents
    KATE T COLEMAN MINAHAN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..plan will provide support for a research project to investigate how cultural constructions of gender and sexuality mediate the relationship between structural factors and reproductive health behaviors in Mexican- origin ..
  10. Genes, environmental exposures, and hypospadias
    Suzan L Carmichael; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..surgery, it has a significant impact both on an individual's-and the overall public's-health, with long-term consequences such as impaired sexual function and psychosocial difficulties related to sexuality and sexual activity.
  11. Adapting the Women's CoOp for At-Risk Teens
    Wendee M Wechsberg; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..of young out-of-school adolescent females (15 to 17 years old) with regard to knowledge about STIs, HIV and sexuality, health consequences of substance abuse, relationships with males, condom communication and social support, and ..
  12. Live Smart Live Safe: HIV Prevention for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities
    JENNIFER J WELLS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..content segments will be developed in Phase I prototype: 1) motivational segment for adolescents that normalizes sexuality and sexual health, a) healthy relationship development b) practices associated with abstinence, and c) ..
  13. Tendrils: A Multimedia Intervention for Women's Sexual Dysfunction after Cancer
    LESLIE RUTH SCHOVER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Material will be presented with sensitivity to religious and cultural attitudes about sexuality. Animations will illustrate anatomy and physiology...
  14. Functions of Stem Cells in Pituitary Plasticity
    Xiaoyan Zhu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to control various vital processes throughout the body, including growth during childhood, the stress response, sexuality, reproduction, metabolic homeostasis, and lactation...
  15. Mother-Daughter Joint Decision Making to Obtain the HPV Vaccine
    Julia Lechuga; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and daughters perceive they need to be self-efficacious in communicating effectively with one another regarding sexuality and the adoption of sexuality-related health preventive measures such as vaccination...
  16. Biobehavioral intervention training for supportive care professionals
    Barbara L Andersen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..stress reduction, communication with health care providers, social support, problem solving, health behaviors, sexuality, and maintenance of change...
  17. Developing an HIV/STI intervention for Foster Youth Using Attachment Theory
    Kym R Ahrens; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..use qualitative methods to elucidate the factors that can directly promote healthy sexuality and HIV/STI-protective behaviors among foster youth in foster care with different attachment styles;and 3...
  18. Sexuality, Aging and Heart Disease: Translating from Population to Patient
    Stacy Tessler Lindau; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Her long-term career goal is to fundamentally alter the approach to and outlook for older adult sexuality by designing effective and disease-focused clinical interventions...
  19. Prostate Cancer Education and Screening Pilot Program for African-Americans
    FLORA AROMA UKOLI; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Other sited barriers are mistrust of the health system, poor relations with providers, perceived threat to male sexuality, poor knowledge and underrated value of screening...
  20. Sexual Distress and Body Image Distress in Younger Breast Cancer Survivors
    Carly Paterson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Problems related to sexuality in younger breast cancer survivors are prevalent and often reported following surgical and adjuvant treatment ..
  21. Sexual Behavior Trajectories from Adolescence to Adulthood
    Carolyn T Halpern; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Embedded in these dramatic population changes are conflicting beliefs about optimal pathways to healthy sexuality and quality of life...
  22. Supporting Sexual Health Education by CBO-based Youth Development Professionals
    RICHARD CHARLES GOLDSWORTHY; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..infection (STI) and unplanned pregnancy among adolescents suggest the continuing need for evidence-based sexuality education...
  23. Relationships, Sexual Norms, and HIV Prevention Among African American Youth
    KARIN KRISTINA COYLE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..a new theory-based intervention for urban, minority, middle school youth that builds on essential elements of sexuality development, sexual risk behavior prevention, and positive youth development...
  24. GSH training grant
    CONSTANCE ALLEN NATHANSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for research and teaching careers focused on the historical, social, and culture dimensions of gender and sexuality as they impact on reproductive and sexual health both nationally and globally...
  25. Self- and Family-Management Intervention in HIV+ Chinese Women
    Wei Ti Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..qualitative data analysis for network text mining purposes as well as ethnographic evaluation;(b) learn gender, sexuality, and cultural adaptation skills to apply in a culturally sensitive study design;and (c) learn intervention ..
  26. Sexual Conflict , Alcohol and Sexual Risk Behaviors in Emerging Adults
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The proposed investigation seeks to examine the relationship between alcohol consumption patterns and sexuality among male and female emerging adults (ages 18-29) in New York City (NYC)...
  27. In Pursuit of a Unified Framework for Adolescent Sexual Relationships
    Jonathan M Ellen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We propose to convene a conference of interdisciplinary scholars next spring to discuss how adolescent sexuality, social norms, and contextual factors interact to create stable and unstable adolescent sexual and romantic ..
  28. Boys Transitions Through Puberty
    Marni Sommer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..norms that are most influential in shaping young men's beliefs and behaviors related to masculinity, male sexuality, gender-based violence, and HIV risk...
  29. Mexican American Adolescent Girls'Sexuality
    SARAH KILLOREN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Given their high rates of teen pregnancy and STDs, studying the sexuality of Mexican American adolescent girls is crucial...
  30. The Emergence of Sexual Risk Among Sexually Abused Adolescent Females
    Valerie A Simon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..1) traumatic sexualization TS), the process by which CSA distorts cognitive and affective orientations towards sexuality, and (2) psychopathology (PTSD and externalizing problems...
  31. Para un Futuro: Feasability of a Photovoice approach to Increase Latino Parent-Ad
    Meagan Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of a Photovoice approach to Improve Latino parents'communication with their high school adolescents about sexuality and sexual health, as well as to increase understanding of the use of research to support the integration of ..
  32. Planning a Strategic HIV Population Science Training Grant in Peru
    Carlos F Caceres; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is led by the Unit of Health, Sexuality and Human Development at Cayetano Heredia University (UPCH) in collaboration with the Universities of California ..
  33. BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES RESEARCH IN HIV INFECTION
    Theodorus G M Sandfort; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Infection" at the HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies to provide innovative postdoctoral training in sexuality, gender, and mental health research applied to HIV prevention science...
  34. A Parent-Child Program to Prevent Adolescent Pregnancy
    LYNNE HG SWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project will produce an interactive multimedia (IMM) program to assist and facilitate discussions about sexuality and pregnancy prevention between parents and their children...
  35. Parental profiles of sexuality communication: protective effects on youth sexual
    Jennifer Grossman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The impetus for the proposed study rests on the need to understand what makes parent- child conversations about sexuality effective in promoting sexual health...
  36. Asian American MSM, Club Drugs and Nightlife
    GEOFFREY P HUNT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The project can contribute to existing research through its analysis of intersections of ethnicity, sexuality, and drug consumption and its emphases on culture, identity, and social context - all understudied issues in the ..
  37. An Interactive Website to Reduce HIV Risk Behavior among Adolescents
    Sonya S Brady; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Young people feel comfortable using the internet to obtain sexual health information and to express sexuality-related concerns to health professionals...
  38. A Culture Centered Narrative Approach for Health Promotion
    ALINE CAMILLE GUBRIUM; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..processes, 6-8 while also acknowledging their everyday realities and the variability in meanings of sexuality, including a positive sexuality perspective, 9, and 10 may be effective for promoting sexual health and ..
  39. Norms, Beliefs, and Practices in Effective Prevention with Puerto Rican Men
    Blanca Ortiz-Torres; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..By addressing norms and normative beliefs regarding gender and sexuality we expect to incorporate crucial cultural, contextual and community (as well as individual) factors that impinge ..
  40. Bringing Men into HIV Prevention in Chile
    Lilian M Ferrer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The specific aims are to: (1) Identify the unique HIV risks related to sexuality and substance use of adult males living in a socio-economically disadvantaged environment in Chile;(2) Identify ..
  41. A Family-Based HIV Prevention Intervention for Preadolescents Affected by HIV
    Nicholas Tarantino; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..risk through protective parenting practices-including, facilitating discussions about HIV, HIV disclosure, and sexuality, providing structure i the form of monitoring and supervision, and building a healthy parent-child relationship...
  42. NSHAP Wave II Partner Data Collection
    Linda J Waite; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..NSHAP's objective is to provide longitudinal data on health, sexuality, and social life among older adults, focusing especially on the links between the nature of an individual's ..
  43. A Couple-Level Approach to Preventing Unintended Pregnancy among Young Latinas
    ANUPAMA MANCHIKANTI GOMEZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..MSC, is a public health researcher and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Research on Gender and Sexuality at San Francisco State University. Dr...
  44. Minesota Population Center
    STEVEN RUGGLES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..labor, and the life course;healthcare access and health disparities;census and survey methodology;unions and sexuality;and population and environment...
  45. ARCHIVE ON SEXUALITY, HEALTH AND ADOLESCENCE (ASHA)
    CARD JOSEPHINA; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..DAAPPP currently holds data from over 150 premiere studies (many of them longitudinal) on sexuality, health, and adolescence...
  46. ARCHIVE ON SEXUALITY, HEALTH AND ADOLESCENCE (ASHA)
    CARD JOSEPHINA; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..DAAPPP currently holds data from over 150 premiere studies (many of them longitudinal) on sexuality, health, and adolescence...
  47. ARCHIVE ON SEXUALITY, HEALTH AND ADOLESCENCE (ASHA)
    CARD JOSEPHINA; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..DAAPPP currently holds data from over 150 premiere studies (many of them longitudinal) on sexuality, health, and adolescence...
  48. HIV Risk in African MSM is South African Townships
    Theodorus G M Sandfort; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Ethnography will elucidate how male same-sex sexuality and risk is structured in terms of practices, identities, networks, and communities, and inform future ..
  49. FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL: CLITORAL AND VAGINAL PHYSIOLOGY
    Abdulmaged Traish; Fiscal Year: 2003
    DESCRIPTION (Adapted from the Applicant's Abstract): Female sexuality is an desire, arousal, orgasm or pain, are estimated to afflict 30-50 percent of women in the United States...
  50. HIV/STI Prevention for Adolescents with Substance Use Disorder in Treatment
    Milton L Wainberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..sexual risk reduction intervention that builds the capacity of outpatient clinics to address adolescent sexuality more systematically, to promote youth safer sex practices, and to reduce youth HIV/STI sexual risk behaviors;and ..
  51. Supporting Teens with Autism on Relationships
    CYNTHIA D BAKER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..STAR is an innovative, skill-building resource that adapts empirically based sexuality education approaches and interventions for parents of children and teens ages 10-18 who have high functioning ..
  52. Enhancing Quality Interventions Promoting Healthy Sexuality
    Matthew Chinman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These outcomes are important to NICHD's focus on providing opportunities for youth to become healthy and productive adults. ..
  53. Negotiating Sexuality and Intimacy of Older Adults in Assisted Living
    ELISABETH BURGESS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The purpose of this two-year qualitative study is to examine how sexuality and intimacy are negotiated in assisted living facilities (ALFs)...
  54. Integrated Research in Health and Aging: Early Results from NSHAP Wave 2
    Linda J Waite; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..from a number of different fields including sociology, human development, demography, social epidemiology, sexuality, and the medical and health sciences...
  55. Alcohol, Sexuality and HIV Research and Prevention in India
    Jean J Schensul; Fiscal Year: 2010
    This U13 Conference Proposal entitled "Alcohol, Sexuality and HIV Research and Prevention in India" requests support for two international seminars that will bring together Indian and American researchers to review and present existing ..
  56. UCAN: Uniting Couples (in the treatment of) Anorexia Nervosa
    Cynthia Bulik; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..around eating and weight, normalizing activity and health behaviors, body image, physical affection, and sexuality and second on addressing the broader relationship to maintain treatment gains, prevent relapse, and foster ..
  57. SEXUALITY IN ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS--DIARY STUDY
    TODD SHACKELFORD; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..abstract_text> ..
  58. WSTDtv: Adolescent Multimedia STD Prevention Curriculum
    Richard Goldsworthy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for health promotion and disease prevention programs, and most adolescents receive at least a minimum amount of sexuality or HIV education;however, in general it is believed that STD/HIV curricula are not as effective as they could be ..
  59. PSYCHOBIOLOGY OF ESTROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS
    Mark Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    Estradiol (E2) is essential for the health, estradiol (E2) also normalizes behavioral systems related to mood and sexuality. Although E2 replacement prevents bone loss and reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in hypo- estrogenic ..
  60. HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Replication and Adaptation (HAPPRA) Online Training
    JOSEFINA JAYME CARD; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..prevention programs from Sociometrics'HIV/AIDS Prevention Program Archive (HAPPA) and Program Archive on Sexuality, Health and Adolescence (PASHA);(2) an hour-long interactive, multimedia course on replicating and adapting each ..
  61. 12-Step Recovery and HIV Risk Among Gay and Bisexual Men
    Thomas Lyons; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will explore discourses and scripts that men use to talk about sexuality and folk theories of the relationship between drinking/drug use and sexual risk behavior...
  62. ENVIRONMENTAL SEX DETERMINATION AND DIFFERENTIATION
    David Crews; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..The mechanisms by which incubation temperature organizes adult sexuality will be studied through hormonal manipulations of embryos and neonates by castration and/or administration of ..
  63. TEENAGE MALE SEXUALITY--ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Caesar Pacifici; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Commercial applications of the curriculum include distribution to schools, counseling centers, and social agencies that provide services for teenagers...
  64. Active Bodies: Women's Physical Education in 20th-Century America
    MARTHA VERBRUGGE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..about fitness and recreation in biomechanical knowledge, but also coded physical activities by gender, race, sexuality, and class...
  65. COMPARISON OF TWO FAMILY HIV INTERVENTIONS
    Colleen DiIorio; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..term objective of this study is to contribute to our understanding of the influence of the family on adolescent sexuality, in particular, delay of sexual intercourse, acquisition of information about HIV/AIDS, and the use of HIV risk-..
  66. REASON VS INTUITION IN MORAL JUDGMENT
    Jonathan Haidt; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..region of moral concern that has been under-explored: the morality of body-related actions, such as drug use and sexuality. Most Americans have strong moral feelings of condemnation about drugs and some forms of sexual activity, even ..
  67. Female Pelvic Floor Disorders and Sexual Functions
    Victoria Handa; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] The NICHD has given high priority to research that increases knowledge about human sexuality, including the impact of illness or disability...
  68. Female sexuality: modulation by estrogen and androgen
    Kim Wallen; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These therapies will also be compared on their effects on neuroendocrine function. These studies will markedly increase our understanding of the role that ovarian steroids play in modulating women's sexuality.
  69. GENDER, CULTURE, AND ALCOHOL: A MULTI-NATIONAL STUDY
    Sharon Wilsnack; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..to be associated with heavy and problematic drinking among women (including family factors; social networks; sexuality and intimacy; relationship violence and sexual abuse; employment experiences; social roles; health behavior and ..
  70. Para un Futuro: Feasibility of a Photovoice Approach to Increase Latino Parent-A
    MARIA IDALI TORRES; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of a Photovoice approach to improve Latino parents'communication with their high school adolescents about sexuality and sexual health, as well as to increase understanding of the use of research to support the integration of ..
  71. Disproportionate Dwarfism in the Mouse Mutant Rhizomelia
    DAVID BERGSTROM; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The more mild conditions may affect such quality of life issues as stature, mobility, activity and sexuality. Moderate conditions may include neurological and orthopedic complications...
  72. ENDOCRINOLOGY AND BEHAVIOR
    MIKE JURKE; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..receptivity and attractivity are central issues for our further understanding of the evolution of hominid socio-sexuality. This project is designed to further the knowledge of reproductive cycles and sexual behavior, and the effects ..
  73. Life Skills Curriculum as an HIV/STD Prevention Strategy
    Susan Pick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These protective factors include communication, self esteem, self efficacy, decision making, knowledge about sexuality and HIV/AIDS, and social norms...
  74. ADOLESCENT BEHAVIOR: FAMILY AND NON-FAMILY INFLUENCES
    JOSEPH RODGERS; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..for the project derives from past work studying social influences on adolescent transition behaviors, including sexuality and pregnancy, smoking, drinking, delinquency, intellectual development, and achievement...
  75. Molecular Genetic Study of Sexual Orientation
    Alan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..genetic component in the trait of male homosexuality, one of the most fundamental variations in normal human sexuality. This application describes an effort composed of five investigators at the University of Chicago, one ..
  76. Race and Religion in Adolescent Sexual Norms and Conduct
    MARK REGNERUS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..There are numerous ways in which religion could (as distinct from does) affect adolescent sexuality and its practice: it may factor into attitudes and beliefs about contraception, permissible premarital sexual ..