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Title The handbook of sexuality in close relationships / edited by John H. Harvey, Amy Wenzel, Susan Sprecher.
Imprint Mahwah, NJ : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.

Subject Sex.
Sex customs.
Alt Name Harvey, John H., 1943-
Wenzel, Amy.
Sprecher, Susan, 1955-
Description x, 686 pages ; 26 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
ISBN 0805845488 (casebound : alk. paper)
OCLC # 53950775
Table of Contents
Pt. IIntroduction1
 Why a Handbook on Sexuality in Close Relationships is Warranted / John H. Harvey, Amy Wenzel, Susan Sprecher3
1Conceptual and Theoretical Issues in Studying Sexuality in Close Relationships / John DeLamater, Janet Shibley Hyde7
2Methodological Issues in Studying Sexuality in Close Relationships / Michael W. Wiederman31
3Overview of Sexual Practices and Attitudes Within Relational Contexts / Marion C. Willetts, Susan Sprecher, Frank D. Beck57
4Sociosexuality and Romantic Relationships / Jeffry A. Simpson, Carol L. Wilson, Heike A. Winterheld87
Pt. IIRole of Sexuality in the Formation, Development, and Maintenance of Close Relationships113
5Sex and the Attraction Process: Lessons from Science (and Shakespeare) on Lust, Love, Chastity, and Fidelity / Pamela C. Regan115
6First Sexual Involvement in Romantic Relationships: An Empirical Investigation of Communicative Framing, Romantic Beliefs and Attachment Orientation in the Passion Turning Point / Sandra Metts135
7Sex and Romantic Love: Connects and Disconnects / Clyde Hendrick, Susan S. Hendrick159
8Attachment and Sexuality in Close Relationships / Judith A. Feeney, Patricia Noller183
9Understanding Sexuality in Close Relationships From the Social Exchange Perspective / E. Sandra Byers, Adrienne Wang203
10Sexual Satisfaction and Sexual Expression as Predictors of Relationship Satisfaction and Stability / Susan Sprecher, Rodney M. Cate235
Pt. IIIThe Dark Side of Sex257
11Unrequited Lust / William R. Cupach, Brian H. Spitzberg259
12Sexual Aggression in Romantic Relationships / F. Scott Christopher, Tiffani S. Kisler287
13Sexual and Emotional Jealousy / Laura K. Guerrero, Brian H. Spitzberg, Stephen M. Yoshimura311
Pt. IVSexuality in Special Types of Couples and Contexts347
14Sexuality in the Relationships of Lesbians and Gay Men / Letitia Anne Peplau, Adam Fingerhut, Kristin P. Beals349
15Exploring Marital Sexuality: Peeking Inside the Bedroom and Discovering What We Don't Know - But Should! / F. Scott Christopher, Tiffani S. Kisler371
16Family Foundations of Sexuality / Terri D. Fisher385
17Sexuality and the Partner Relationship During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period / Erin N. Haugen, Peter A. Schmutzer, Amy Wenzel411
18Sexuality in Midlife and Later Life Couples / Elisabeth O. Burgess437
19Sex in "His" Versus "Her" Relationships / Kathleen D. Vohs, Kathleen R. Catanese, Roy F. Baumeister455
Pt. VApplications and Clinical Aspects475
20Sexual Dysfunction From a Relationship Perspective / Sylvie Aubin, Julia R. Heiman477
21Safer Sex and Sexually Transmitted Infections From a Relationship Perspective / Seth M. Noar, Rick S. Zimmerman, Katherine A. Atwood519
22Psychopathology, Sexuality, and the Partner Relationship / Amy Wenzel, Lydia C. Jackson, Jennifer R. Brendle545
23Integrating Sex Therapy and Couple Therapy / Barry W. McCarthy, L. Elizabeth Bodnar, Mitsouko Handal573
Pt. VICommentaries595
24What We Know About Sexuality in Intimate Relationships / Pepper Schwartz597
25Sexuality in Close Relationships: Concluding Commentary / Daniel Perlman, Susan Campbell613
 Author Index637
 Subject Index675