Bookcover of Ageing and Sexuality
Booktitle:

Ageing and Sexuality

Patterns of Sexual Behaviour among the Elderly in Ile-Ife

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2011-07-01 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-8454-0330-4

ISBN-10:
3845403306
EAN:
9783845403304
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
This study examined the psychosocial determinant of middle and older adults sexual behaviour in Ile-Ife. The specific objectives of the study seeks to examine the influence of age on the sexual behaviour of middle and older adults. Also, to examine the influence of self-concept and intimacy on the sexual behaviour of middle and older adults. In addition to the foregoing, the study examined the influence of socio-demographic characteristics on the sexual behaviour of middle and older adults.Primary data were collected from adults in Ife Central L.G.A.. The sample consisted of 375 adults using a multi-stage sampling procedure. Data collected were subjected to statistical analyses.The results showed that the pattern of sexual behaviour, that is, holding hands, hugging, kissing, fondling, caressing, vaginal sex, use of condom with spouse and someone other than spouse, transactional sex are more prevalent among middle adults than older adults while oral and anal sex are more prevalent among older adults than middle adults. The result also showed that age, family type, marital status, occuaption, self concept and intimacy had a significant influence on adults’ sexual behaviour.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Opeyemi Ekundayo
Number of pages:
100
Published on:
2011-07-01
Stock:
Available
Category:
Psychology
Price:
49.00 €
Keywords:
sexual behaviour, adults, intimacy, self concept, Self-Concept

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