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Attitude of Adolescents towards Sexuality


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1 Department of Psychology, KLE's Lingaraj College, Belgaum, India
2 Department of Psychology, KLE's Lingaraj College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
     

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The present study aim is to assess the Attitude of Adolescents Towards various aspects of sexuality like pre-marital sex, polygamy, lesbianism, pornography and homosexuality. A sample of 30 male and female adolescent college students were selected. Sexual Attitude Scale developed by Amit Abraham (1997) was used for data collection. It was hypothesized that there is no gender difference in attitude towards sexuality. The important findings are: in general adolescents' college students have unfavorable attitude towards premarital sex, polygamy, lesbianism, pornography and homosexuality. And there is gender difference in the attitude towards sexuality.

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Sexuality, Attitude, Adolescents.
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M. R. Banahatti
Department of Psychology, KLE's Lingaraj College, Belgaum, India
Netravati Barker
Department of Psychology, KLE's Lingaraj College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Abstract


The present study aim is to assess the Attitude of Adolescents Towards various aspects of sexuality like pre-marital sex, polygamy, lesbianism, pornography and homosexuality. A sample of 30 male and female adolescent college students were selected. Sexual Attitude Scale developed by Amit Abraham (1997) was used for data collection. It was hypothesized that there is no gender difference in attitude towards sexuality. The important findings are: in general adolescents' college students have unfavorable attitude towards premarital sex, polygamy, lesbianism, pornography and homosexuality. And there is gender difference in the attitude towards sexuality.

Keywords


Sexuality, Attitude, Adolescents.