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Marriage Guidance of ' To Be Married' And 'Newly Married'
Vithal Prabhu & Padmini Prasad
PBISBN : 81-88583-40-5
Year Of Publication : 2003
Price : US$9

   
About the Author
Dr. Vithal Prabhu, M.B.B.S., F.C.G.P, F.I.C. (USA) is a well known senior sexologist of the country, residing in Mumbai. He is the Vice-chairperson of the Council of Sex Education and Parenthood-International (CSEPI), Consultant to SECRT (Sex Education Counselling, Research Therapy), Centre for Family Planning Association of India. He is the Associate Editor of the Sexology Journal, 'News & Views' Dr. Prabhu is the recipient of many accolades and awards which include the award at the 7th World Congress of Sexology (1985) , three times the 'Best Literature Award of Maharashtra, Community Service Award of the Indian Medical Association (1982-83) , Shatayushi Medical Journalism Award, Pune (1998), Scientific Temper Promotion Award (200) and the 'Golden Lamp Award'-------the highest honour of CSEPI (2002)
Dr. Prabhu has written 8 books on Human Sexuality. He has presented over 50 scientific papers at National and International Conferences and contributed over 600 articles to Newspapers and Periodicals on Sexuality. He has delivered over 500 talks for the public and the professionals. He was the pioneer speaker on Human Sexuality on All India Radio, Mumbai in 1985. He has also delivered several talks on

Dr. Padmini Prasad, M.B.B.S., M.D.(OBG), F-CSEPI, D-ABS(USA), is a senior Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and the first and only qualified woman sexologist from Karnataka. She is Fellow of the 'Council so Sex Education and Parenthood--International' and a Diplomate from the 'American Board of Sexology' She is the Director of 'Institute of Sexual Medicine' and Ramamani Nursing and Maternity Home', Rajajinagar, Bangalore. She is a Gold Medalist in M. D. Obstetrics and Gynaecology and has received many appreciation awards including the prestigious 'Kempegowda Award' conferred by the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike for the year 2003. She takes part in adolescent health and sexuality education programmes in schools and college, conducts adolescent counselling, premarital counselling, newly wed couple counselling and treats various sexual dysfunctions of men and women. she has 'Telephone Helpline' for sexual problems--080-3354293
She presents popular awareness programmes on sexual and reproductive health on various T. V. Channels and All India Radio She has also delivered many awareness lectures for the public. Dr. Padmini Prasad has written many articles on healthy sexuality in various newspapers and popular magazines and receives numerous letters from the public concerning their marital and sexual problems. She is also a columnist in some newspapers and magazines.


Contents
Preface
PART 1: MARRIAGE GUIDANCE FOR BOYS
1.1 INTRODUCTION
1.2 WHEN SHOULD A PERSON GET MARRIED?
1.2.1 Difference in their Age
1.2.2 Other Prerequisites for Marriage
1.2.3 Love Marriage vs Arranged Marriage
1.2.4 Factors for a Successful Marriage
1.2.5 How to Select a Life partner and What to See?
1.2.6 Limitations
1.2.7 Points to Ponder
1.3 MARRIAGE
1.4 HUMAN SEXUALITY
1.5 REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS OF MALE
1.6 SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MALE AND FEMALE
1.6.1 Man
1.6.2 Woman
1.7 SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS OF HUMAN SEXUALITY
1.8 HUMAN SEXUAL RESPONSE CYCLE
1.9 SEXUAL FUNCTION
1.9.1 Foreplay (Mutual Pleasuring)
1.9.2 Intercourse (Coitus)
1.10. UNCONSUMMATION OF MARRIAGE
1.11 WHY DO PEOPLE HAVE SEX?
1.12 TECHNIQUE OF INTERCOURSE
1.13 CONCEPTION & CONTRACEPTION
1.13.1 Conception
1.13.2 Contraception
1.13.2.1 Condon
1.13.3 Sex During pregnancy
1.13.4 When and how long to avoid Intercourse?
1.14. RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD
1.15. HEALTH & HYGIENE
1.16. MYTHS & MISCONCEPTIONS
1.17. MARITAL CONFLICTS
1.17.1. Common Causes of Marital Conflicts
1.17.2 Guidelines to Resolve the Conflicts
1.17.3 Improper Ways of Resolving Conflicts
1.17.4 Meet the Marriage Counsellor at the Earliest
PART 2: MARRIAGE GUIDANCE FOR GIRLS
2.1 INTRODUCTION
2.2 Issues for Consideration
2.3 Marriage Counselling and Guidance
2.4 Selection of the Partne
2.5 Engagement Period (Courtship)
2.6 Premarital Sexual Relationship
2.6.1 Points to Remember
2.7 Age of the Marriage
2.8 Consanguineous Marriage
2.9 Adjustment of Menstrual Cycle at the time of Marriage
2.10. Blood Grouping
2.11 Hiv Testing
2.12. Contraception
2.12.1 Pill
2.12.2 Copper T
2.12.3 Emergency Contraception
2.12.4 Advice
2.13. Conception
2.14 Know your Body
2.14.1 Female Sex Organs
2.14.1.1 External Genital Organs
2.14.1.2. Internal Genital Organs
2.14.1.2.1 Vagina
2.14.1.2.2 Uterus
2.14.1.2.3. Fallopian Tubes
2.14.1.2.4. Ovaries
2.14.1.3 Breasts
2.14.1.4 Menstruation
2.14.2 Male Sex Organs
2.15. Sexuality and Sexual Relationship
2.16. Sexual Function
2.16.1 Foreplay
2.16.2 Intercourse (Coitus)
2.16.3 After Play
2.17 Sexual Response Cycle
2.17.1 Changes in the Genitalia
2.17.2 Changes in other Parts of the Body
2.18 First Night of Wedding
2.19. Honeymoon Cystitis
2.20 Similarities and Differences
Between man and Woman
2.20.1 Sexual Behaviour
2.20.2 Sexual Behaviour
2.21 Ethics, Health and Hygiene in Sexuality
2.22 Diet
2.23. Exercise
2.24 Myths and Misconceptions
2.25. Marital Conflicts
Guidelines for the use of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) Charter on sexual and Reproductive Rights



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