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Class:PSY 2311 - PSY HUMAN SEXUALTY
Subject:Psychology
University:Texas State University - San Marcos
Term:Fall 2011
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Why do people become homosexual?

Biological

-genetics

-prenatal

-brain

-hormones

Sociological

Frotteurism Frotteurism refers to a paraphilic interest in rubbing, usually one's pelvis or erect penis, against a non-consenting person for sexual gratification.
Asphyxiophilia Erotic asphyxiation or breath control play is the intentional restriction of oxygen to the brain for sexual arousal.
hypersexuality Hypersexuality is extremely frequent or suddenly increased sexual urges or sexual activity. Hypersexuality is typically associated with lowered sexual inhibitions.
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compulsive sexual behavior

lack of impulse control

leads to socil/legal sanctions

creates health risks

interferes with interpersonal & occupational functioning

dominance and submission

consensual exchange of power

pain is not the focus, highly scripted

complex arrangements made before

basic scripts widely used

subtle/nonverbal cues

 

Form Fetish

object and shape is important

shoes, stocking, lingerie, garters

Media Fetish

source of arousal is material used to make object

leather, silk, feathers.

can be split into hard or soft.

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deprivation homosexuality activity that occurs in certain situations, like prison, when people are deprived of their regular heterosexual actitity.
conversion/reparative therapy

treatments to turn LGB's into heterosexuals

 

give electric shock, castrate, brain surgery

dont change orientation, just make them feel guilty

APA said "inhumane"

medical model mental problems are thought of as sickness/mental illness, problems are often due to biological factors.
zoophilia

sexual contact with animals.

 

zoophiles- have concern

beastialists- do not have concern

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necrophilia

sexual contact with a dead person.

viewing or sexual intercourse

may mutiliate corpse afterwards

urophilia

"golden shower"

urine is important to satisfaction

coprophilia feces are central to satisfaction
saliromania

desire to damage, may be aroused or ejaculate

mainly men

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troilism 3 people having sex
nymphomania hypersexual women`
satyriasis hypersexual men
scoptophliac sexually aroused by observing others sexual acts and genitals
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exhibitionism

exposing genitals ot others in situations deemed inappropriate

"flasher"

voyeurism

aroused by secretly viewing nudes

dangerous if they want the person they are watching to know

sadism and masochism

sadist- gives pain

masochist- recieves pain

goes hand in hand

 

hypermasculinity

adminster/recieve pain

restraint

humiliation

transvestite dress as member of opposite sex
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sexual addicts

preoccupation

rituals

sexual behavior

helpless/despair

 

compulsive, obsession, lack of control, disregard harmful behavior

learning theory

two objects come together

object>arousal>orgasm

 "boy with penny loafers"

cognitive theory

distortion in thinking. see stimulis as erotic

 

sexual addiction model

pathological relationship to sexual event/purpose

denial/distortion of reality

leads to self-destructive behavior

lost control of behavior

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fetishes sexual fixation on some object other than another human being
abnormality

statistical

sociological

psychological

medical

 

rates of homosexuality

hetero: men and women 90%

exclusively homo: 1%women, 2% men

continuum

Kinsey

homosexual behavior

hard to define homosexual

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children in homosexual homes

not most likely to have gender identity problems

have at least 1 supportive accepting parent

gay baths

social setting with many rooms

anonymous sex

closed in 80's due to AIDS crisis

stages of identity development

confusion

comparison

tolerance

acceptance

pride

synthesis

 

overt homosexual out of the closet
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covert homosexual still in the closet
homophilia strong fear of homosexuals
lesbian Lesbian is a term most widely used in the English language to describe sexual and romantic desire between females.
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 Why do people become homosexual?

Biological

-genetics

-prenatal

-brain

-hormones

Sociological

 FrotteurismFrotteurism refers to a paraphilic interest in rubbing, usually one's pelvis or erect penis, against a non-consenting person for sexual gratification.
 AsphyxiophiliaErotic asphyxiation or breath control play is the intentional restriction of oxygen to the brain for sexual arousal.
 hypersexualityHypersexuality is extremely frequent or suddenly increased sexual urges or sexual activity. Hypersexuality is typically associated with lowered sexual inhibitions.
 compulsive sexual behavior

lack of impulse control

leads to socil/legal sanctions

creates health risks

interferes with interpersonal & occupational functioning

 dominance and submission

consensual exchange of power

pain is not the focus, highly scripted

complex arrangements made before

basic scripts widely used

subtle/nonverbal cues

 

 Form Fetish

object and shape is important

shoes, stocking, lingerie, garters

 Media Fetish

source of arousal is material used to make object

leather, silk, feathers.

can be split into hard or soft.

 deprivation homosexualityactivity that occurs in certain situations, like prison, when people are deprived of their regular heterosexual actitity.
 conversion/reparative therapy

treatments to turn LGB's into heterosexuals

 

give electric shock, castrate, brain surgery

dont change orientation, just make them feel guilty

APA said "inhumane"

 medical modelmental problems are thought of as sickness/mental illness, problems are often due to biological factors.
 zoophilia

sexual contact with animals.

 

zoophiles- have concern

beastialists- do not have concern

 necrophilia

sexual contact with a dead person.

viewing or sexual intercourse

may mutiliate corpse afterwards

 urophilia

"golden shower"

urine is important to satisfaction

 coprophiliafeces are central to satisfaction
 saliromania

desire to damage, may be aroused or ejaculate

mainly men

 troilism3 people having sex
 nymphomaniahypersexual women`
 satyriasishypersexual men
 scoptophliacsexually aroused by observing others sexual acts and genitals
 exhibitionism

exposing genitals ot others in situations deemed inappropriate

"flasher"

 voyeurism

aroused by secretly viewing nudes

dangerous if they want the person they are watching to know

 sadism and masochism

sadist- gives pain

masochist- recieves pain

goes hand in hand

 

hypermasculinity

adminster/recieve pain

restraint

humiliation

 transvestitedress as member of opposite sex
 sexual addicts

preoccupation

rituals

sexual behavior

helpless/despair

 

compulsive, obsession, lack of control, disregard harmful behavior

 learning theory

two objects come together

object>arousal>orgasm

 "boy with penny loafers"

 cognitive theory

distortion in thinking. see stimulis as erotic

 

 sexual addiction model

pathological relationship to sexual event/purpose

denial/distortion of reality

leads to self-destructive behavior

lost control of behavior

 fetishessexual fixation on some object other than another human being
 abnormality

statistical

sociological

psychological

medical

 

 rates of homosexuality

hetero: men and women 90%

exclusively homo: 1%women, 2% men

 continuum

Kinsey

homosexual behavior

hard to define homosexual

 children in homosexual homes

not most likely to have gender identity problems

have at least 1 supportive accepting parent

 gay baths

social setting with many rooms

anonymous sex

closed in 80's due to AIDS crisis

 stages of identity development

confusion

comparison

tolerance

acceptance

pride

synthesis

 

 overt homosexualout of the closet
 covert homosexualstill in the closet
 homophiliastrong fear of homosexuals
 lesbianLesbian is a term most widely used in the English language to describe sexual and romantic desire between females.
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