Marriage : psychological implications, social expectations, and role of sexuality /

In this book, the authors explore the psychological implications, social expectations and role of sexuality in marriage today. Topics presented from across the globe include the nature of the sexual relationship in marriage and during transition to parenthood; gender attitudes in marriage and the di...

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Imprint:New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2012.
Description:1 online resource (vii, 185 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Marriage.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- Marriage & Family.
Marriage.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11179790
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Other authors / contributors:Esposito, Piero E.
Lombardi, Cristoforo I.
ISBN:9781622571949
1622571940
9781622571574
1622571576
Notes:Includes index.
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Summary:In this book, the authors explore the psychological implications, social expectations and role of sexuality in marriage today. Topics presented from across the globe include the nature of the sexual relationship in marriage and during transition to parenthood; gender attitudes in marriage and the division of unpaid family work; health concerns of transnational marriage of immigrant women in Taiwan; couple generativity in relation to familial and social bonds; the marriage and health association; and the social structures that influence marriage and divorce.
Other form:Print version: Marriage. New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2012 9781622571574
Table of Contents:
  • MARRIAGE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS, SOCIAL EXPECTATIONS, AND ROLE OF SEXUALITY ; MARRIAGE PSYCHOLOGICAL IMPLICATIONS, SOCIAL EXPECTATIONS, AND ROLE OF SEXUALITY ; CONTENTS; PREFACE ; HERE COMES THE BABY CARRIAGE, BUT WHERE GOES OUR SEX LIFE? SEXUALITY AND THE TRANSITION TO PARENTHOOD ; ABSTRACT; CONCEPTION ; Planned Versus Unplanned Pregnancy ; The Occurrence of Unplanned Pregnancies; Difficult Decisions and Their Likely Consequences ; Treatment Implications ; Infertility ; The Occurrence of Infertility ; Consequences of Infertility; Treatment Implications ; SEXUALITY DURING PREGNANCY.
  • Pregnancy Factors Affecting Sexuality by Trimester First Trimester ; Second Trimester ; Third Trimester ; Non-Intercourse Sexual Behaviors ; Treatment Implications ; Alternative Sexual Behaviors; Sexual Education during Pregnancy ; THE POSTPARTUM PERIOD ; Delivery ; C-Sections ; Episiotomies ; Treatment Implications ; Influences of Biological and Physical Factors on Sexuality ; Postpartum Hormonal Changes ; Body Image and Lactation ; Treatment Implications ; Influences of Emotional Variability on Sexuality ; Postpartum Depression ; Treatment Implications.
  • The Influence of Interpersonal and Couple Factors on Sexuality Across the Transition to ParenthoodUnmet Expectations and Relationship Functioning ; Relationship Maintenance and Sexual Functioning ; Transition to Fatherhood ; Treatment Implications ; Transitions to Parenthood for Same-Sex Couples ; Similarity and Differences within Same-Sex Relationships ; CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS ; REFERENCES ; MARRIAGE AND DIVISION OF FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES: EVIDENCE FROM A LOCAL ITALIAN STUDY ; ABSTRACT ; INTRODUCTION ; THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK ; EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE.
  • THE ITALIAN CASE: NATIONAL AND LOCAL STUDIESDATA AND METHODS ; RESULTS ; DISCUSSION ; CONCLUSION ; APPENDIX ; REFERENCES ; HEALTH CONCERNS OF TRANSNATIONAL MARRIAGE IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN TAIWAN ; ABSTRACT; BACKGROUND OF TRANSNATIONAL MARRIAGE IMMIGRATION; The "Foreign Bride" Phenomena in Taiwan ; Migration and Women's Health; PHYSICAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH CONCERNS ; Physical Health Concerns ; Psychological Health Concerns ; High Bodily Pain, Low Vitality, and Somatization ; Immigration Distress ; SOCIAL AND CULTURAL HEALTH CONCERNS ; Social Isolation ; Lack of Social Support.
  • ACCULTURATION ISSUES Language Usage; Social Acceptance ; Economic Distress ; Family Continuity ; Social Interaction ; BARRIERS TO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM UTILIZATION ; Lack of Information about Medical Care Resources ; Language Barrier Affecting Access to Health Related Knowledge ; Doctor-Patient Interaction; HEALTH POLICY FOR THE IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN TAIWAN ; MACRO INSPECTIONS THE SEA MARRIAGE IMMIGRATION; Commercialization and Objectification ; Stigmatization ; Discrimination and Oppression ; Marginalization ; CONCLUSION ; REFERENCES.