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Lust: What We Know about Human Sexual Desire (Sage Series on Close Relationships)

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Book News Annotation:

Psychologists Regan (U. of California-Los Angeles) and Bersheid (U. of Minnesota) review and assemble past and present theory, supposition, and knowledge about sexual desire from a number of scientific disciplines. The cover historical perspectives, the phenomenon, the body, the mind, the partner and relationship, romantic love, and future directions. Not illustrated.
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Synopsis:

Accessibly written, this interdisciplinary book reviews theory and research on the characteristics of sexual desire, the individual physical and mental factors that influence the experience of sexual desire (hormones, age, gender, beliefs, mood), the various partner characteristics that incite sexual desire (attractiveness) and the association between sexual desire and interpersonal, relational events and experiences (romantic love). The book concludes with an examination of the personal, interpersonal and societal implications of sexual desire. Throughout, the authors draw on findings from their own body of research on sexual and romantic attraction, as well as on an extensive review of the relevant social, behavioural and medical science

Product Details

ISBN:
9780761917922
Author:
Regan, Pamela C.
Author:
Berscheid, Ellen
Publisher:
Sage Publications, Inc
Subject:
Social Psychology
Subject:
Human Sexuality
Subject:
Sex
Subject:
Desire
Subject:
Lust
Subject:
Psychology : General
Series:
Sage Series on Close Relationships
Publication Date:
19990831
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
9.20x5.96x.59 in. .92 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Accessibly written, this interdisciplinary book reviews theory and research on the characteristics of sexual desire, the individual physical and mental factors that influence the experience of sexual desire (hormones, age, gender, beliefs, mood), the various partner characteristics that incite sexual desire (attractiveness) and the association between sexual desire and interpersonal, relational events and experiences (romantic love). The book concludes with an examination of the personal, interpersonal and societal implications of sexual desire. Throughout, the authors draw on findings from their own body of research on sexual and romantic attraction, as well as on an extensive review of the relevant social, behavioural and medical science
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