sexual behaviour


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A person’s sexual practices—i.e., whether he/she engages in heterosexual or homosexual activity

sexual behaviour

any behaviour associated with courtship and reproduction.
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By working with our partners we want people to feel encouraged to report unwanted sexual behaviour and to know we will do everything we can to find those responsible.
The researchers found that three regions in particular were more active in the brains of the people with compulsive sexual behaviour compared with the healthy volunteers.
Early research examining the impact of SEM on sexual behaviours has typically found evidence for small short-term increases in established patterns of sexual behaviour (Brown, Amoroso, & Ware, 1976; Mann, Sidman & Starr, 1971; Schmidt & Sigusch, 1970).
And some staff became disinterested in their work, neglected their duties and thought more and more about changing jobs, even if they said they liked the sexual behaviour.
In particular, stricter and more consistent family discipline may serve to deter risky sexual behaviour.
Professor Mark Bellis, head of the centre for public health at Liverpool John Moores University, describes the link between alcohol, drugs and risky sexual behaviour as "fuel for a sexual health crisis".
I have to say, however, that there is nothing "mere" about sexual behaviour.
must also attend Alcoholics Anonymous and complete the annual relapse prevention program provided by the Sexual Behaviour Program, while both adults are to maintain regular contact with the Healthy Babies, Healthy Children Program and to complete other parenting programs consistent with the girls' development.
It shows risky sexual behaviour has become far more common, with overlapping relationships, homosexual experience, especially among women, visits to prostitutes, and more sexual partners all increasing.
Sexual Behaviour in Britain: The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles, London: Penguin, 1994.
Washington, April 26 ( ANI ): Viewing sexually explicit material through media such as the Internet, videos, and magazines may be directly linked with the sexual behaviour of adolescents and young adults, but only to a very small extent, a new study has concluded.
Sexual behaviour in Britain: partnerships, practices, and HIV risk behaviours.