Sexual cognition dysfunctional beliefs and their relation to shyness in young adults (Paperback)

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Introduction: It is very difficult state, perceive or make functional of sexual health without focusing on sexuality, which encapsulates some vital behaviours and developments concerning sexual health. The working definition of sexuality is: ―A central aspect of being human throughout life encompasses sex, gender identities and roles, sexual orientation, eroticism, pleasure, intimacy and reproduction. Sexuality is experienced and expressed in thoughts, fantasies, desires, beliefs, attitudes, values, behaviours, practices, roles and relationships. While sexuality can include all of these dimensions, not all of them are always experienced or expressed. Sexuality is influenced by the interaction of biological, psychological, social, economic, political, cultural, legal, historical, religious and spiritual factors‖ (WHO, 2006, The two concepts; sexuality and sexual behaviour are so much complicated that its operation begins early in life and proceeds till death or sometimes the entire life cycle. ―Sexuality of a person includes his or her knowledge, attitudes, values, beliefs, self concept and behaviours. It is influenced by individual's environment which comprises family, society, beliefs and faith. The source of knowledge and learning includes parents at first, friends at next, environment, religion, media, culture, school, teacher, law and books.‖ (ReCAPP & ETR Associates, 2011, 1.2: Indian Context: The Bhagavad Gita says, ―Pain is the fruit of Kama and Laziness is the fruit of ignorance.‖ Here, Kama does not only mean sex but also says about other pleasurable activities or actions. Kama is associated with Purusharthas. The Purusharthas talk about what are our goals of life. From ancient times in India the goals of human life are defined and established in terms of Purusharthas. Purusharthas list out Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha. ‗Dharma' is right path or truth, following or doing our duty in right way. ‗Artha' means material goods or in simple terms it can be regarded as money to avail economic interests in order to obtain wealth or material security. ‗Kama' is regarded as desire or pleasure but not only limited to sex also satisfying one's own needs in life. And at last it's

Product Details
ISBN: 9782737086670
ISBN-10: 2737086671
Publisher: Codewithharry
Publication Date: August 3rd, 2022
Pages: 120
Language: English