Human sexuality

2017-07-27T18:36:34+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Hypersexuality, Child sexual abuse, Adultery, Erogenous zone, Libido, Orgasm, Paraphilia, Sexually transmitted infection, Virginity, Animal roleplay, Bikini waxing, Sexual identity, Sexual objectification, Buttocks, Erotica, Sexuality in Japan, Abstinence, Machismo, Meet market, Sexual dysfunction, Erotic plasticity, Eroticism, Female hysteria, Female promiscuity, Sexual selection in humans flashcards Human sexuality
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  • Hypersexuality
    Hypersexuality is a clinical diagnosis used by mental healthcare researchers and providers to describe extremely frequent or suddenly increased sexual urges or sexual activity.
  • Child sexual abuse
    ("Child sex offender" redirects here. For sex crimes committed by minors, see Juvenile sex crimes.) Child sexual abuse or child molestation is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.
  • Adultery
    Adultery (anglicised from Latin adulterium) is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral or legal grounds.
  • Erogenous zone
    An erogenous zone (from Greek ἔρως, érōs "love" and English -genous "producing" from Greek -γενής, -genḗs "born") is an area of the human body that has heightened sensitivity, the stimulation of which may generate a sexual response, such as relaxation, the production of sexual fantasies, sexual arousal and orgasm.
  • Libido
    Libido (/lᵻˈbiːdoʊ/), colloquially known as sex drive, is a person's overall sexual drive or desire for sexual activity.
  • Orgasm
    Orgasm (from Greek ὀργασμός orgasmos "excitement, swelling"; also sexual climax) is the sudden discharge of accumulated sexual excitement during the sexual response cycle, resulting in rhythmic muscular contractions in the pelvic region characterized by sexual pleasure.
  • Paraphilia
    Paraphilia (also known as sexual perversion and sexual deviation) is the experience of intense sexual arousal to atypical objects, fetishes, situations, fantasies, behaviors, or individuals.
  • Sexually transmitted infection
    ("Sexual disease" redirects here. It is not to be confused with Sexual dysfunction.) Sexually transmitted infections (STI), also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases (STD) and venereal diseases (VD), are infections that are commonly spread by sex, especially vaginal intercourse, anal sex and oral sex.
  • Virginity
    Virginity is the state of a person who has never engaged in sexual intercourse.
  • Animal roleplay
    Animal roleplay is a form of roleplay where at least one participant plays the part of an animal.
  • Bikini waxing
    Bikini waxing is the removal of pubic hair using a special wax, which can be hot or cold, that adheres to hairs and pulls them out when the wax is removed quickly from the skin, usually with a cloth strip.
  • Sexual identity
    Sexual identity is how one thinks of oneself in terms of to whom one is romantically or sexually attracted.
  • Sexual objectification
    Sexual objectification is the act of treating a person as an instrument of sexual pleasure.
  • Buttocks
    The buttocks (singular: buttock) are two rounded portions of the anatomy, located on the posterior of the pelvic region of apes (including humans), and many other bipeds or quadrupeds, and comprise a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscles.
  • Erotica
    Erotica (from the Greek ἔρως, eros "desire") is any artistic work that deals substantively with erotically stimulating or sexually arousing subject matter.
  • Sexuality in Japan
    Sexuality in Japan has developed separately from mainland Asia, as Japan did not adopt the Confucian view of marriage in which chastity is highly valued.
  • Abstinence
    Abstinence is a self-enforced restraint from indulging in bodily activities that are widely experienced as giving pleasure.
  • Machismo
    Machismo (/məˈtʃiːzmoʊ, mɑː-, -ˈtʃɪ-/; Spanish: [maˈtʃismo] (from Spanish and Portuguese "macho", male); Portuguese: [mɐˈʃizmu]) is the sense of being 'manly' and self-reliant, the concept associated with "a strong sense of masculine pride .
  • Meet market
    Meet market or meat market, is an originally pejorative term referring to two related phenomena: * a location or activity in which people are viewed as commodities and * a business like a nightclub where people typically look for a casual sex partner.
  • Sexual dysfunction
    Sexual dysfunction (or sexual malfunction or sexual disorder) is difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity, including physical pleasure, desire, preference, arousal or orgasm.
  • Erotic plasticity
    Erotic plasticity is the degree to which one's sex drive can be changed by cultural or social factors.
  • Eroticism
    Eroticism (from the Greek ἔρως, eros—"desire") is a quality that causes sexual feelings, as well as a philosophical contemplation concerning the aesthetics of sexual desire, sensuality and romantic love.
  • Female hysteria
    Female hysteria was a once-common medical diagnosis, reserved exclusively for women, which is today no longer recognized by medical authorities as a medical disorder.
  • Female promiscuity
    Promiscuity tends to be frowned upon by many societies, expecting most members to have committed, long-term relationships with single partners.
  • Sexual selection in humans
    Sexual selection in humans concerns the concept of sexual selection, introduced by Charles Darwin as an element of his theory of natural selection, as it affects humans.