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Resource Guide:
Families and Sexuality

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Affection, Feeling, EmotionBF511-593
Family, Marriage, HomeHQ503-1064
Man-Woman RelationshipsHQ801-801.83
Personal HealthRA773-788
Psychiatry: Sexual ProblemsRC554-569.5
Psychology of SexBF692-692.5
Sex RoleHQ1075-1075.5
Sexual LifeHQ12-449

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Abstinence, Celibacy, and Chastity
  • Attachment
  • Body Image
  • Circumcision
  • Contraception
  • Cybersex
  • Gender Identity
  • HIV and Aids
  • Hormones
  • Infertility
  • Intimacy
  • Love
  • Menopause
  • Pheromones
  • Pornography
  • Pregnancy
  • Relationships
  • Sex Education
  • Sexual Orientation
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Transsexualism

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Adult AttachmentBF 575 .A86 F44 1996
Building Intimate Relationships : Bridging Treatment, Education, and Enrichment Through the PAIRS ProgramHQ 10 .B84 2002
Condom Nation : the U.S. Government’s Sex Education Campaign from World War I to the InternetHQ 31 .L817 2009
Gender Differences at Pubertye-Book
Handbook of Closeness and Intimacye-Book
The Handbook of Sexuality in Close RelationshipsREF HQ 21 .H3233 .2004
Intimacy and Power : the Dynamics of Personal Relationships in Modern SocietyBF 575 .I5 L39 2009
Justice, Gender, and the FamilyHQ 1426.O85 1989
Making Peace With the Image in the MirrorBF 697.5 .H38 2001
Man and Woman : an Inside StoryBF 692.2 .P43 2011
The Origin of AIDSRA 643.86 .A35 P465 2011
Our Bodies, Our Crimes : the Policing of Women’s Reproduction in AmericaHQ 1236.5 .U6 F532 2008
Seduced by Twilight : the Allure and Contradictory Messages of the Popular SagaPS 3613 .E979 Z98 2011
The Secret Psychology of How We Fall in LoveHQ 801 .D62 2007
Sexual Orientation and Mental Health : Examining Identity and Development in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual peopleRC 451.4 .G39 S46 2005
Thinking Straight: the Promise, the Power and Paradox of Heterosexualitye-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Sexuality and Culture
  • Sexual Science

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

Selected Web Page and Digital Archives