Literature Review On Sexuality

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Literature Review
Research shows that there are many issues in sexuality research. Those who chose to participate might be more or less experienced than those who choose not to. Additionally, there is an understanding of cultural concerns, however the focus is only to measure the effectiveness of the program in preventing sexual risky behaviors. In order to protect all minor students an informed consent will be requested to be signed by parent or guardian. It will entail the details of the research being conducted as well as serve as protection for both the participant and researcher. The confidentiality of each participant must be protected, thus completed surveys cannot be linked to an identified individual. Earlier researchers have evolved
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It is difficult to capture every scholar who conducted research, however the research of sexuality dates back as early as the 16th century. Though, it wasn’t until the 19th century that new concerns about overpopulation and in the 20th century research quickly intensified. In the 1937 Alfred C. Kinsey became the teacher of a new sexuality education class in which he gathered the largest amount of sexuality information ever. This prompted him to standardize data-collection methods. In the 1960’s William Masters and Virginia Johnson were the first researchers to observe sexual behaviors in a laboratory and identify changes during sexual stimulation. Two of their most notable studies were the Human Sexual Response and Human Sexual Inadequacy (Greenberg et al., 2007, p. 54). In 1973, Robert Sorenson published Adolescent Sexuality in Contemporary America. He found that 40% of parents declined participation of their children and adolescents themselves declined participation as well. Working with adolescents and parents in this research highlights a common issue of research today. Many researchers have followed the study of sexual attitudes and behaviors since …show more content…
Identifying the information that adolescents need to know has become hotly debated in political, religious, school and other contexts, yet research literature is not consulted as often as it should be (Kenny, 2014, p. 4). Delaying intercourse for the first time has been associated with positive outcomes. For example, when asked, a group of adolescents acknowledged that fear of pregnancy, maturity and the presence of others to interrupt would have initially deterred them from engaging in intercourse. While others acknowledged that STI’s and lack of contraceptives would currently deter them from engaging in intercourse. Surman and Somers (2004) noted that adolescents would primarily prefer to receive sex education from their parents then school as their second source; results varied by demographics. Additionally, receiving education from health care professionals was minimally endorsed as a source of information (Kenny, 2014, p. 5). The personnel that students identified as the preferred individuals for teaching them about sex education varied by demographics. Due to this finding, the need for sexual education is imperative in order to address the concerns of adolescent who are open to learn about healthy sexual