Variable Details:


Jones, Rachel (2004), "Relationships of Sexual Imposition, Dyadic Trust, and Sensation Seeking with Sexual Risk Behavior in Young Urban Women ", Research in Nursing and health, 27, 185-197.



  • Feelings of conflict in sexual satisfaction including feeling pressured to engage in sex (not only intercourse) when sex is not desired, particularly if there is an expectation that men should exercise greater power in a relationship than women.


  • My partner pressures me to have sex.
  • My partner makes me feel that I should satisfy his sexual needs.


  • Kalichman, S.C., E.A. Williams, and C. Cherry (1998), "Sexual coercion, domestic violence, and negotiating condom use among low-income African American women", Journal of Women's Health, 7, 371-378. [Endnote]
  • Wingood, G.M., and R.J. DiClemente (1997), "Child sexual abuse, HIV sexual risk, and gender relations of African-American women", American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 13, 380-384. [Endnote]
  • Hoskins, C.N. (1988), Palo Alto, CA, Consulting Psychologists Press.