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Leticia is listening to a romance novel while she is on her daily walk. Although she is not walking especially fast, she finds that as she listens to one of the love scenes in the novel, her respiration rate and heart rate increase. She is also experiencing vaginal moistness. Based on the phases described by Masters and Johnson, Leticia is in the:


a. excitement phase

b. orgasmic phase

c. plateau phase

d. resolution phase

Phases of Sexual Response:

There is a recognizable physiological pattern that occurs as our response to sexual stimulation. William Masters and Virginia Johnson organized this pattern into a model of human sexual response. According to this model, there are four phases of sexual response.

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The correct solution to this problem is provided by option A: the excitement phase.

To elaborate, the excitement phase is the first phase of our...

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The following lesson explores the different views on the place that sexual feelings and attitudes have in our society. A short quiz will follow the lesson to check your understanding.


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