Sexual psychology chapter 10

  1. Hormone based contraceptive (Birth control pill)
    has either estrogen or progesterone, prevents ovulation, regulates cycle, helps control endometrius
  2. Fertility awareness (standard days method)
    most effective, acceptable by catholic church
  3. Fertility awareness (Withdrawl)
    no medical side effects
  4. Fertility awareness (no method)
    only acceptable if pregnancy is desired
  5. Hormone based contraception (Triphasic pills)
    Birth control pills that vary the dosages of estrogen and progestin during the men-strual cycle
  6. Hormone based Contraception (Seasonale)
    Birth control pills that reduce menstrual periods to four times a year.
  7. Hormones based contraception (Progesterone-only pills)
    Contraceptive pills that con-tain a small dose of progestin and no estrogen.
  8. Advantages of oral contraception
    Very effective. No interruption of sexual experience. Reduces PMS, menstrual cramps, and fl ow. Improves acne. May reduce migraine headaches associated with menstrual cycle fl uctua-tions. Reduced risk of ovarian, endometrial, and colon cancer. No increased risk of stroke in healthy, nonsmoking women under age 35.
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Sexual psychology chapter 10
Sexual psychology chapter 10