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Summa psicológica UST (En línea)

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LARRANAGA, Elisa; YUBERO, Santiago  and  YUBERO, Marta. Influence of the sex and gender in the sexual attitudes in Spanish university students. Summa psicol. UST (En línea) [online]. 2012, vol.9, n.2, pp. 5-13. ISSN 0718-0446.

The young people is a group of special importance for the prevention of health sexuality, reason why it turns out from interest to study the determinants of sexual behavior. The purpose of this study was to examine the link between gender and sexuality. The objective was to analyze the machism and romantic myths associated with sexual attitudes. For the survey, a self-administered paper based questionnaire was used. The Double Standard Scale, Romantic Myths Scale and Sexual Attitudes Scale were administered to a sample of 262 university students of University of Castilla-La Mancha (Spain). Data were collected between 2011 and 2012. Were used univariant model were estimated to relation about factors. The results of this study indicate that sexual attitudes are relation with machism and romantics myths. The gender should be taken into consideration in planning prevention programmes and sexual education.

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