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How sexual desire works : the enigmatic urge

Author: F M Toates
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how the diversity of sexual desires, both normal and unusual, emerge from the interactions between underlying brain processes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Toates, F.M. (Frederick M.).
How sexual desire works
(OCoLC)881038083
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F M Toates
ISBN: 9781107279292 1107279291
OCLC Number: 1250354022
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 499 pages) : illustrations
Contents: What is enigmatic about sexual desire? --
Explaining desire: multiple perspectives --
Sexual desire in a broad context --
An incentive-based model --
Sex and levels of organization --
Sexual attraction --
Shades of desire from simple to complex --
Details of the brain and desire --
Arousal --
The consequences of sexual behaviour and associated expectations --
Sexual familiarity and novelty --
Inhibition, conflict and temptation --
How did sexual desire get here? --
Setting the trajectory: link to adult sexuality --
Sexual desire in interaction --
Representations of sex --
Sexual addiction --
Variations in desire: general principles --
Some forms of desire at the fringes --
The toxic fusion: violence and sexual desire --
Sexually associated (serial) murder.
Responsibility: Frederick Toates.

Abstract:

Shows how the diversity of sexual desires, both normal and unusual, emerge from the interactions between underlying brain processes.

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