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    • Barriers: An analysis of the use of safer sex methods in the queer community 

      Allen, Angelina (2005-05-11)
      Women who have sex with women are at risk for sexually transmitted infections. Often these communities fail to practice safer sex, due to a lack of education about potential risks. Safer sex education targeted to queer ...
    • Dieting patterns of college-age women 

      Walters, Michelle (2005-09-02)
      Only a small portion of existing research on dieting behavior focuses on college-age women. The author hypothesizes that most college-age women are currently dieting to lose weight and are using unhealthy methods to do ...
    • Effects of the Thin Ideal in Magazines on Women, The 

      Blair, Adrianne (2005-05-11)
      The popular portrayal of the feminine physical ideal in advertisements found in popular fashion magazines is unrealistic, unhealthy, and does not accurately reflect the range of body types and sizes in society. Feminist ...
    • Factors Affecting "Fight or Flight" and "Tend or Befriend" Responses to Stress 

      Matthews, Jackie (2005-07-06)
      For decades research with animals and humans has suggested that the “fight or flight” response is essential to dealing with stress. New research posits that gender issues may influence the stress response. Recently Taylor ...
    • Factors influencing women's decisions to seek Pap smear testing 

      Holland, Leah (2005-09-01)
      The Pap smear has become an effective and commonly adopted screening tool for cervical cell abnormalities, and for the presence of the Human Papillomavirus, which may lead to increased risk of cervical cancer. While ...
    • The gender politics of female action heroes in television and films 

      Andrade, Jessica (2005-09-01)
      Social and political movements in the United States have led to an increase in the popularity of action and adventure genres in television and films. There has been an increase in female lead roles in these productions and ...
    • Sexually transmitted infections, social stigmas and gender differences 

      Cockrill, Marnie (2005-09-01)
      As rates for Sexually Transmitted Infections increase in society, those infected face stigmatization and rejection. Using survey methodology, the author explored attitudes and opinions about STIs from a variety of respondents, ...