Chapter 9: Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Chapter 9: Sexuality and the Life Cycle: Childhood and Adolescence Deck (12):
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development from birth through old age

life-span development

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a psychological bond that forms between an infant and the mother, the father, or other caregiver

attatchment

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a general form of social grouping in which males play and associate with other males, and females play and associate with other females; that is, the genders are separate from each other

gender-segregated social organization

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occurs when a person is valued only for sex appeal or behavior; is held to a standard that equates physical attractiveness with being sexy; is sexually objectified; or sexuality is inappropriately imposed upon a person

sexualization

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the feelings of disappointment experienced by teenage girls at first intercourse when it is not as thrilling as the expected

Peggy Lee syndrome

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a standard in which premarital intercourse is considered wrong, regardless of the circumstances

abstinence stand

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a standard in which premarital intercourse is considered acceptable if it occurs in the context of a loving, committed relationship

permissiveness with affection

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a standard in which premarital intercourse is acceptable without emotional commitment

permissiveness without affection

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a standard in which premarital intercourse is considered acceptable for males but not females

double standard

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a premarital sexual pattern in which there is an intention of being faithful to the partner, but the relationship may end and the person will then move on to another partner

serial monogamy

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a sexual encounter that usually occurs on one occasion involving people who are strangers or acquaintances

hooking up

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the sending of sexually charged messages or images by cell phone

sexting