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Human Sexuality

This guide provides quick access to the best resources for conducting human sexuality research.

Randall D. Brown, PhD

Brown, R. D., & Orbuch, T. L. (2019). Sexual communication: Couple. In J. J. Ponzetti, M. Blankemeyer, S. M. Horan, H. A. Lyons, & Aa Shigeto (Eds.), Macmillan encyclopedia of families, marriages, and intimate relationships (pp. 806-809). Macmillan.

Shrout, M. R., Brown, R. D., Orbuch, T. L., & Weigel, D. J. (2019). A  multidimensional examination of marital conflict and health over 16 years. Personal  Relationships26(3), 490-506. doi: 10.1111/pere.12292 Persistent Link: https://0-onlinelibrary-wiley-com.libcat.widener.edu/share/XYAJINTANQ3FDHT6J88Z?target=10.1111/pere.12292

Annalisa Castaldo MA, MEd, PhD

Castaldo, Annalisa. A Majesty Unlike Itself: The Glove Episode of Henry V in Bear Your Body More Seeming: Confronting Early Modern Stage Practice. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015. Print.

Castaldo, Annalisa. '''Here Sit We Down': The Positioning of Andrea and Revenge." Shakespeare Expressed: Page, Sage and Classroom in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries. Ed. Kathryn Moncrief, Kathryn McPhereson, and Sarah Enloe. Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 2013. 209–218. Print.

Castaldo, Annalisa. Henry VI: Parts 1-3. Newburyport, MA: Focus Publishers, 2015. Print.

Betsy Crane PhD

Turner, G. W. & Crane, B. (2016). Sexually silenced no more. Adults with intellectual disabilities speak up: A call to action for social work to frame sexual voice as a social justice issue. British Journal of Social Work,Special issue: Sexualities and Social Work in the Contemporary World, 46(8), 2300 – 2317.  Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=sih&AN=120757888&site=eds-live

Criniti, S., Crane, B., Woodland, M. B., Montgomery, O. C., & Urdarneta Hartman, S. (2016). Perceptions of U.S. medical residents regarding amount and usefulness of sexual health instruction in preparation for clinical practice, American Journal of Sexuality Education. 11(3). 161-175. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=117648359&site=eds-live

Turner, G. W. & Crane, B. (2016). Pleasure is paramount: Adults with intellectual disabilities discuss sensuality and intimacy. Sexualities, 19 (5-6). 677-697. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2016-38037-013&site=eds-live

Turner, G. & Crane, B. (2016). Teaching and learning qualitative methods through the dissertation process: Perspectives from a professor and a graduate. Qualitative Social Work: Special Issue-Teaching Qualitative Research and Inquiry,15(3), 346-362. Retrieved from http://0-journals.sagepub.com.libcat.widener.edu/doi/pdf/10.1177/1473325015626260

Crane, B., Towne, A., & Crane-Seeber, J. (2013). The four boxes of gendered sexuality: A framework and lesson plan for teaching about the history and effects of gendered sexuality. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 8(4), 274–305. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=eric&AN=EJ1022376&site=eds-live

Crane-Seeber, J. & Crane, B. (2010). Contesting essentialist theories of patriarchal relations: Evolutionary psychology and the denial of history. The Journal of Men's Studies, 18(3), 218–237. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=s3h&AN=53833503&site=eds-live

Hewitt, N., Crane, B., & Mooney, B. (2010). The family development credential program: A synthesis of research on an empowerment-based human service training program. Families in Society: The Journal of Contemporary Social Services, 91(1), 76–84. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=sih&AN=48495407&site=eds-live

Don Dyson PhD, MSS

Sitron, J.A., & Dyson, D.A. (2012). Validation of sexological worldview: A construct for use in the training of sexologists in sexual diversity. Sage Open, 2(1), 1–16.

Dyson, D.A., & Satterly, B.A. (2009). Self-disclosure in the classroom: A practical user's guide for sexuality educators. In E. Schroeder & J. Kuriansky (Eds.), Sexuality education: Past, present, and future (sex, love, and psychology), volume 3. Westport, CT: Praeger Press.

Dyson, D. & Turner, Y. (2011). Faith Boxes: Training human service providers to address faith beliefs. American Journal of Sexuality Education. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=59330310&site=eds-live

Pamela J. Lannutti, PhD

Bevan, J. L. & Lannutti, P. J. (2021). Introduction to the special issue: Relationships in the time of COVID-19.  Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 38(6) 1753–1758. https://doi.org/10.1177/02654075211018506  

Dainton, M. & Lannutti, P. J. (2021). Strategic communication research methods. Cognella Publishing.  

Drabble, L. A., Wootton, A. R., Veldhuis, C. B., Riggle, E.D.B., Rostosky, S.S., Lannutti, P. J. Balsam, K. F., & Hughes, T.L. (2021). Perceived psychological impacts of the right to marry: A scoping review of sexual minority adults’ experiences. PLOS ONE, 16(5), e0249125. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0249125  

Haas, S. M. & Lannutti, P. J. (2021). The impact of minority stress and social support on positive relational functioning in same-sex relationships. Health Communication, 36(3), 315-323. https://doi.org/10.1080/10410236.2019.1687130  

Lannutti, P.J., Butauski, M., Rubinsky, V.& Hudak, N. (2021). Setting the agenda: LGBTQ+ and SGM family communication. Journal of Family Communication, 21(2), 138-143. https://doi.org/10.1080/15267431.2021.1912048  

Sabitha Pillai-Friedman PhD, LCSW, CST

Pillai-Friedman, S., & Ashline, J. (2014). Women, breast cancer survivorship, sexual losses, and disenfranchised grief—A treatment model for clinicians. Journal of Sexual and Relationship Therapy, in print.

Kellogg-Spadt, S., Rosenbaum, T.Y., Dweck, A., Milheiser, L., Pillai-Friedman, S., & Krychman, M. (2014). Sexual health and religion: A primer for the sexual health clinician. The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 11(7), 1606–1619. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edb&AN=96924590&site=eds-live

Philip A. Rutter PhD

Rutter, P. (2012). Sex therapy with gay male couples using affirmative therapy. Sexual and Relationship Therapy, 27(1), 35–45. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=74404706&site=eds-live

Rutter, P., Leech, N., Anderson, M., & Saunders, D. (2010). Couples counseling for a transgender-lesbian couple: Student counselor's comfort and discomfort with sexuality counseling topics. Journal of GLBT Family Studies: Innovations in Theory, Research, and Practice, 6(1), 68–79. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=47906697&site=eds-live

Rutter, P., Estrada, D., Ferguson, L., & Diggs, G. (2008). Sexual orientation and counselor competency: The impact of training on enhancing awareness, knowledge & skills. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 2(2), 109–125.

Wedley, D., & Rutter, P. A. (2020). Helping reauthor the stories for women navigating HIV+ status and low sexual desire: A narrative therapy approach. Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships 6(3), 1-12. doi:10.1353/bsr.2020.0004 

Brent A. Satterly PhD, MSS, LCSW, CSE, CST

Ingersoll, T. S., & Satterly, B. A. (2016). Sexuality concepts for social workers. San Diego, CA: Cognella.

Satterly, B.A. (2007). The alternative lenses of assessment: Educating social workers about psychopathology. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 27(3/4), 241257. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=sih&AN=27048946&site=eds-live

Satterly, B.A. (2007). The intention and reflection model of self-disclosure: Social work education for gay male student identity management. Journal of Social Work Education, 43(2), 187204. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=edsjsr&AN=edsjsr.23044261&site=eds-live

Justin A. Sitron PhD

Sitron, J.A., & Dyson, D.A. (2012). Validation of sexological worldview: A construct for use in the training of sexologists in sexual diversity. Sage Open, 2(1), 1–16.

Sitron, J.A., & Dyson, D.A. (2009). Sexuality attitudes reassessment (SAR): Historical and new considerations for measuring its effectiveness. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 4(2), 158–177. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=41539850&site=eds-live

Naisteter, M.A., & Sitron, J.A. (2010). Minimizing harm and maximizing pleasure: Considering the harm reduction paradigm for sexuality education. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 5(2), 101–115. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=ehh&AN=51417081&site=eds-live

Sitron, J. A. (2020). SWAG toolkit: Relevant sex education materials for black gay and bisexual menhttps://www.swagtoolkit.com 

Brooke E. Wells PhD

Kim, J., & Wells, B. E. (in press). Assessing alcohol and sexual content on reality dating programs. Psychology of Popular Media Culture. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=pdh&AN=2015-38667-001&site=eds-live

Twenge, J.M., Sherman, R., & Wells, B. E. (in press). Changes in American adults’ sexual behavior and attitudes, 19722012. Provisionally accepted. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 1–13. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=psyh&AN=2015-20425-001&site=eds-live

Wells, B.E., Starks, J.T., Parsons, J.T., & Golub, S.A. (2014). Conflict and sexual expectancies interact to predict sexual behaviour under the influence among gay and bisexual men. Journal of Health Psychology, 19(7), 821835. Retrieved from http://0-search.ebscohost.com.libcat.widener.edu/login.aspx?direct=true&db=c8h&AN=103965601&site=eds-live