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Chapter 6

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Chapter 6 HLTH 22800


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Sexual Arousal & Response
Human Sexuality
Rachel Gunderson
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sex, sex ed, health, arousal
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This 6 page Study Guide was uploaded by cwilson9 on Monday February 1, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to HLTH 22800 at Ithaca College taught by Rachel Gunderson in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 43 views. For similar materials see Human Sexuality in Health Sciences at Ithaca College.


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Date Created: 02/01/16
Chapter 6 1) Parts of the brain linked to sexual function: The "medical preoptic area" of the brain has been linked to sexual function Cerebral Cortex: The outer layer of the cerebrum that Scientists haven't found controls hprocessestal brainsex center" of the Limbic system: influences and other animalsn humans 2)Aphrodisiacs vs Anaphrodisiacs s s c c •iysters •intiandrogens •ibananas •iopiates, •cucumbers •anticoagulants • tomatoes • antihypertensives (blood pressure • ginseng root hedicine), •potatoes • antipsychoticss, •alkaloid derived from the sap of •nicotine the yohimbe tree, which grows in •Abirth control pills aphrodisiac potentialually have •lsedatives o •aulcer drugs m • steroids suppressants u • anticonvulsants used for treating R epilepsy 3) The Senses Primary zones are those areas Pheromones: that contain vomeronasal concentrations organ (VNO) of nerve olfactory Taste, which endings. epithelium fullyet to be Erogenous (OE) investigated, Men are more generally (EST), anaenol seems to play aroused by include the estrogenlike minor role in visual stimuli buttocks,anus, chemical human sexual than women perineum, female urine, arousal breasts, inner and armpits, navel, androstadieno neck, ears, & derivative of T S mouth o testostmrone a u found in men’s g c sweat e s h e h l t 4) Testosterone 5) Present in men and women attached + unattached = total count Average total count for men is 300–1,200 ng/dL In women the normal range of total testosterone is 20–50 ng/dL Excess testosterone supplements in men can cause a variety of problems, including disruption of natural hormone cycles, salt retention, fluid retention, and hair loss. In women, excess testosterone can stimulate significant growth of facial and body hair, increase muscle mass, reduce breast size, and enlarge the clitoris Oxycotin The cuddling chemical Often present in moms when breastfeeding -Autistic children often have significantly reduced levels of oxytocin 6) Masters & Johnson vs Kaplan -Kaplan classified sex in 3 steps: - Desire - Excitement - Orgasm -Masters & Johnson created more complex models specific to men and women


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