The pulse and breathing quicken, and blood pressure rises. Prevalence of masturbation and associated factors in a British national probability survey. A framework for thinking about puberty and adolescent sexuality. Assessing reliability of early adolescent girls' reports of romantic and sexual behavior. Relationship satisfaction and sexual satisfaction:
Partnered Sex Partnered sexual behaviors become prominent during mid- and late adolescence.
Puberty and Adolescent Sexuality
Definitional challenges and content expansion. Teens often feel that adults are too old for sexual intercourse. Laboratory studies in men and women. Arousal awareness, interpretation, and response Most data about awareness of feelings of sexual arousal draw from retrospective reports of young adults. Sexual dysfunction, sexual psychophysiology, and psychopharmacology: Continuous stimulation is needed in this phase to build up enough sexual excitement for orgasm. The discussion of adolescent sexual behaviors as reflections of adolescent sexuality is extended beyond the usual review of coitus to address other partnered behaviors as well as masturbation and abstinence.