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Human Sexuality Chapter 6 Notes

by: Emily Goff

Human Sexuality Chapter 6 Notes psych

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these notes cover what we covered in lecture regarding chapter 6.
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Bruce Michael King
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Date Created: 02/25/16
Birth Control Reasons Personal: Health of babies and mothers, space children in family, avoid pregnancy. Society: Limiting size of pop., Economics. Hormonal Method Contraceptives Pill, Patch, Vaginal Ring, Implant, and Injections. They are highly effective. Combination Birth Control Pills (oral contraceptives) such as loestrin contain estrogen and projection. Women have period every 3 months. Should be limited because of some of the reactions. Pills Mainly prevents ovulation. Two types Estrogen and Progestin. Estrogen Pill Levels are high when begun, and it inhibits FHS production (the message to begin ovulation is never sent)  Progestin Keeps cervical mucus thick, making it difficult for sperm to get through, and changes the lining in the uterus, inhibiting implantation of the zygote.  Pill Side Effects Effects include: Increase risk in diseases of the circulatory system, aggravation of already existing cancers, Increase of vaginal discharge, and 20% of women get depressed.  The Patch (ortha evra) administered through skin, last 7 days.  Vaginal Ring (NuvaRing) A flexible, transparent ring inserted high in the vagina that lasts 21 days.  Emergency Contraception Pill form for such emergencies as rape or condom breaking.  Implants Inserted under women's arm and is effective for 3 years.  Intrauterine Device (IUD) A small piece of plastic that is inserted into the uterus by a doctor that immobilizes the sperm.  IUD Side Affects Increased menstrual cramps, irregular bleeding, increased menstrual flow.  Diaphragm A rubber block that is inserted into the vagina and fits snuggly into the cervix. Women MUST be measured for it by a doctor. FemCap/Sponge/Lea's Shield Vaginal barriers fitted over cervix, and should be used with spermicide.  The Male Condom The thine sheath that fits over the penis that catches semen and prevents it from entering the vagina.  The Female Condom One ring is inserted into the vagina while the other is spread over the vaginal entrance with a thin protective layer that prevents sperm from entering the uterus.  Spermicides Comes in a tube or a can that is filled and inserted into the vagina that kill sperm. Failure can be high.  Withdrawal (Coitus Interruptus) pulling out. Most ancient form of birth control but not very effective.  Family Planning ((Fertility Awareness (Rhythm) Methods)) THe only form of natural birth control by abstaining from intercourse during a woman's fertile period.  Calendar Method Family planning method that is based on the assumption and tracking of when ovulation occurs on the 14th day.  Standard Days Method (SDM) A woman who knows she's regular abstains during the cycles length of between 26 to 32 days, abstaining from sex between the 8 to 19th day.  Voluntary Surgical Contraception (VSC) A surgical procedure whereby an individual is made permanently sterile voluntarily.  Vasectomy The male sterilization operation.  Vasovasostomy Surgical Procedure to reverse a vasectomy.  Pro-choice For mothers rights.  Pro-life For babies rights.  There will be no abortion questions on test 2!


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