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The multidimensional sexuality questionnaire: An objective self-report measure of psychological tendencies associated with human sexuality
The purpose of the present investigation was to develop and validate an objective self-report instrument, the Multidimensional Sexuality Questionnaire (MSQ), designed to measure psychological
Longitudinal Associations Among Relationship Satisfaction, Sexual Satisfaction, and Frequency of Sex in Early Marriage
The current research used two 8-wave longitudinal studies spanning the first 4–5 years of 207 marriages to examine the potential bidirectional associations among marital satisfaction, sexual satisfaction, and frequency of sex, suggesting that sexual and relationship satisfaction are intricately intertwined and thus that interventions to treat and prevent marital distress may benefit by targeting the sexual relationship.
Gender Differences in Response to Sexual Expectancies and Changes in Sexual Frequency: A Short-Term Longitudinal Study of Sexual Satisfaction in Newly Married Couples
Control for marital satisfaction, length of marriage, and age, wives’ but not husbands’, sexual satisfaction expectancies were positively associated with changes in their sexual satisfaction, whereas changes in sexual frequency were positively related to changes in husbands‚ but not wives‚ reports of sexual satisfaction.
Family communication and the sexual behavior and attitudes of college students
  • T. Fisher
  • Psychology, Medicine
    Journal of youth and adolescence
  • 1 October 1987
Contraceptive use for females was significantly related to the extent of parent-child communication about sex reported by the student, and general family communication as well as parents' discussion about sex both seem important factors in the study of family impact on sexuality.
Development of the Sexual Awareness Questionnaire: Components, Reliability, and Validity
Two separate investigations were conducted to develop an objective self-report instrument, the Sexual Awareness Questionnaire (SAQ), designed to measure four personality tendencies associated with
Truth and consequences: Using the bogus pipeline to examine sex differences in self‐reported sexuality
Results suggest that some sex differences in self‐reported sexual behavior reflect responses influenced by normative expectations for men and women.
Variables in Addition to Gender That Help to Explain Differences in Perceived Sexual Interest
Variables in addition to gender that might be related to perceptions of sexual intent were examined. College students reported the degree to which they thought characters in various interpersonal
An exploratory study of parent-child communication about sex and the sexual attitudes of early, middle, and late adolescents.
  • T. Fisher
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The Journal of genetic psychology
  • 1 December 1986
It is suggested that the more responsible sexuality seen in adolescents who can talk to their parents about sex may be a function of the similarity in sexual attitudes between these late adolescents and their parents.
Peer referencing in adolescent decision making as a function of perceived parenting style.
It was concluded that less orientation toward peers during late adolescence seems to be another advantage of authoritative parenting.
Characteristics of Mothers and Fathers Who Talk to Their Adolescent Children About Sexuality
In an effort to determine some of the characteristics of parents who talk to their adolescent children about sexuality, 282 college students and their parents completed questionnaires measuring a