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The faculty of the Program in Human Sexuality invite you to explore the latest in sexual health research. PHS faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and research collaborators will present their work at our monthly Faculty Research Presentations. Join us at 12 noon - 1 PM at PHS, 1300 South 2nd Street, Room 142, Minneapolis, MN 55454. To RSVP or to request notice of future presentations, please email phsresearch@umn.edu.

Coleman-presentation.jpgSeptember 9, 2009
Eli Coleman, PhD

"Development of Sexual Identity, Barriers to Intimacy, and the Promotion of Sexual Health"
 
This presentation will review the development of the various aspects of sexual identity and models of identity formation.  Various sexual and gender identities will also be explored from a cross cultural perspective.  Measurement and constructions of sexual and gender identity will be discussed.  The development of a positive sexual identity is clearly linked to the development and maintenance of sexual health.   A positive sexual identity is essential for the development of healthy intimate relationships.  A model of sexual health and a model of the development of healthy intimate relationships will be presented.  A variety of common barriers to intimate relationships will be discussed.  Finally, it is recognized that healthy identity and intimacy functioning is dependent upon a sexually healthy environment.  The aspects of this environment will be discussed as well as a review of current efforts to promote a sexually healthier world from a public policy perspective.    

Save these dates -
Ocrober 14, 2009
Charles Helm, MA, "Juvenile Masculinity and Attachment"

November 11, 2009
Jon Grant, MD, JD, MPH, "Understanding and Treating Behavioral Addictions"

December 9, 2009
Dianne Berg, PhD, "Child and Adolescent Services at PHS"

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