The following is a list of the different sources of information and inspiration we have drawn upon throughout Sexunzipped.

If you would like to know the source for something particular on the site, please contact Dr Julia Bailey:; (0)20 7794 0500.

Journal articles

Bellis M, Hughes K, Calafat A, Juan M, Ramon A, Rodriguez JA, Mendes F, Schnitzer S and Phillips-Howard P. Sexual uses of alcohol and drugs and the associated health risks: A cross sectional study of young people in nine European cities. BMC Public Health 2008;8:155

Crosby R, Salazar LF, DiClemente RJ, Yarber WL, Caliendo AM, Staples-Horne M. Condom misuse among adjudicated girls: Associations with laboratory confirmed Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. Journal of Pediatric Adolescent Gynecology 2007;20:339–343

Kane R and Wellings K. Reducing the rate of teenage conceptions- an international review of the evidence: data from Europe. Health Education Authority 1999

National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles II, 2000-2001

Waldinger MD, Quinn P, Dilleen M, Mundayat R, Schweitzer DH, Boolell M. A Multinational Population Survey of Intravaginal Ejaculation Latency Time. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2005;2:492-497

Wellings K, Nanchahal K, Macdowall W. Sexual behaviour in Britain: early heterosexual experience. Lancet 2001;358:1843–50

Wylie KR, Eardley I. Penile size and the 'small penis syndrome'. BJU International 2007;99:1449-1455

Surveys and reports

Barter C, McCarry M,  Berridge D, Evans K. Partner exploitation and violence in teenage intimate relationships. Survey by the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. October 2009

Hite S. The Hite Report: A National Study of Female Sexuality. Seven Stories Press 2004. New York

Sharp C, Aldridge J, Medina J. The Home Office Online Report 14/06. Delinquent youth groups and offending behaviour: findings from the 2004 Offending, Crime and Justice Survey


Child Support Agency

National Chlamydia Screening Programme


Morin, Jack. Anal Pleasure and Health- a Guide for Men and Women. San Francisco. Down There Press:1998

Kerner, Ian. She Comes First- the Thinking Man’s Guide to Pleasuring a Woman. London. Souvenir Press:2004

Sources of inspiration

The Site





Engender Health

The Kinsey Institute

National Health Service

Family Planning Association