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Browsing Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, Department of by Subject "Surveys"

Browsing Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, Department of by Subject "Surveys"

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...

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