Jenny A. Higgins
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Rethinking gender, heterosexual men, and women's vulnerability to HIV/AIDS.
- Jenny A. Higgins, S. Hoffman, S. Dworkin
- Psychology, Medicine
- American journal of public health
- 14 January 2010
Most HIV prevention literature portrays women as especially vulnerable to HIV infection because of biological susceptibility and men's sexual power and privilege. Conversely, heterosexual men are… Expand
Sexual satisfaction and sexual health among university students in the United States.
- Jenny A. Higgins, Margo Mullinax, J. Trussell, J. Davidson, N. Moore
- American journal of public health
- 28 November 2011
Despite the World Health Organization's definition of sexual health as a state of well-being, virtually no public health research has examined sexual well-being outcomes, including sexual… Expand
Behavioral, Biological, and Demographic Risk and Protective Factors for New HIV Infections Among Youth in Rakai, Uganda
- J. Santelli, Zoe R. Edelstein, +8 authors D. Serwadda
- Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes
- 1 July 2013
Background:Prevalence of HIV infection is considerable among youth, although data on risk factors for new (incident) infections are limited. We examined incidence of HIV infection and risk and… Expand
Virginity Lost, Satisfaction Gained? Physiological and Psychological Sexual Satisfaction at Heterosexual Debut
- Jenny A. Higgins, J. Trussell, N. Moore, J. Davidson
- Medicine, Psychology
- Journal of sex research
- 15 April 2010
Despite the literature's focus on (hetero)sexual initiation, little is known about the degree to which young people are satisfied by their first vaginal intercourse experience, let alone the factors… Expand
Attitudes toward unprotected intercourse and risk of pregnancy among women seeking abortion.
- Diana Foster, Jenny A. Higgins, D. Karasek, Sandi Ma, D. Grossman
- Women's health issues : official publication of…
- 1 March 2012
BACKGROUND Despite the high prevalence of unintended pregnancies caused by lack of contraceptive use, little is known about women's reasons for or attitudes toward unprotected intercourse (UI). … Expand
The Sexual Acceptability of Contraception: Reviewing the Literature and Building a New Concept
How contraceptives affect women’s sexual well-being is critically understudied. Fortunately, a growing literature focuses on sexual aspects of contraception, especially hormonal contraception’s… Expand
RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN MEN'S GENDER ATTITUDES AND FERTILITY: Response to Puur, et al.'s "Men's childbearing desires and views of the male role in Europe at the dawn of the 21st century", Demographic…
An analysis published in a recent edition of this journal (Puur, Olah, Tazi-Preve, and Dorbritz 2008) reported that, in eight European countries, men with egalitarian gender attitudes both desired… Expand
Pleasure, power, and inequality: incorporating sexuality into research on contraceptive use.
We know surprisingly little about how contraception affects sexual enjoyment and functioning (and vice versa), particularly for women. What do people seek from sex, and how do sexual experiences… Expand
Arousal loss related to safer sex and risk of pregnancy: implications for women's and men's sexual health.
- Jenny A. Higgins, Amanda E. Tanner, E. Janssen
- Perspectives on sexual and reproductive health
- 1 September 2009
CONTEXT Few studies have examined arousal loss associated with safer-sex practices or the perceived risk of unintended pregnancy, let alone its associations with sexual risk practices. METHODS An… Expand
Celebration meets caution: LARC's boons, potential busts, and the benefits of a reproductive justice approach.
- Jenny A. Higgins
- 1 April 2014
Few developments have received as much attention or palpable enthusiasm in the reproductive field in recent decades as long-acting reversible contraception (LARC). Though the term may be changing,… Expand