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Sex Roles and Sexual Dysfunction

  • Wendy E. Stock

Abstract

Sex roles are stereotyped norms and expectations for human behavior based on gender which are socialized from birth onward and are continually reinforced by the social environment. A complete understanding of sex roles is possible only when they are viewed in the context of the society that supports the systematic social and economic oppression of women and maintains a general imbalance of power between men and women.

Keywords

Sexual Dysfunction Sexual Arousal Sexual Satisfaction Sexual Response Premature Ejaculation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wendy E. Stock
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  1. 1.Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral ScienceState University of New York at Stony BrookStony BrookUSA

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