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ERIC Number: EJ1159072
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Oct
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1925-0746
Sexual Self-Disclosure and Gender Consciousness of Undergraduate Students of Obafemi Awolowo University
Oluwatosin, S. A.; Adediwura, A. A.
World Journal of Education, v1 n2 p126-129 Oct 2011
The study investigated gender consciousness and sexual self-disclosure of undergraduate students attending counseling sessions as well as gender difference in sexual self disclosure. Sixty (60) consenting undergraduates who had attended counseling session for sexual concerns in the last three months preceding this study period were used for the Snell (1996) were used to collect data for the study The results showed that the relationship between sexual self-disclosure to therapist and gender consciousness is a weak but positive relationship (Pearson and Kendal tau correlation coefficients: r = 0.15 and 0.12, respectively). There was a significant but negative relationship between students' sexual self-disclosure and the therapist sex (r = -0.52 and b = 0.37). Also difference in sexual self disclosure between male and female clients showed a non significant t-test of t = 0.20. The study showed a trend in clients' psychological androgyny (neither strongly male nor strongly female) inclination to gender consciousness and self-disclosure.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria
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