Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities and Youth: Psychological Perspectives / Edition 1

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Over the last fifteen years, psychological research regarding sexual orientation has seen explosive growth. In this book, Anthony R. D'Augelli and Charlotte J. Patterson bring together top experts to offer a comprehensive overview of what we have discovered--and what we still need to learn--about lesbian, gay, and bisexual identities. Writing in clear, nontechnical language, the contributors cover a range of topics, including conceptions of sexual identity,
development over the lifespan, family and other personal relationships, parenting, and bigotry and discrimination.
^ILesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities Over the Lifespan^R
is essential reading for researchers, students, social scientists, mental health practitioners, and general readers who seek the most up-to-date and authoritative treatment of the subject available.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195119534
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 5/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Anthony R. D'Augelli is Professor of Human Development at The Pennsylvania State University. Bharlotte J. Patterson is Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Conceptual Frameworks
1. Psychosocial Change at Puberty and Beyond: Understanding Adolescent Sexuality and Sexual Orientation, Julia A. Graber and Andrea Bastiani Archibald
2. Biological Factors in the Development of Sexual Orientation, Scott L. Hershberger
3. Exotic becomes Erotic: Integrating Biological and Experiential Antecedents of Sexual Orientation, Daryl J. Bern
Part II: Psychological Challenges
4. Toward a Reconceptualization of the Coming-Out Process for Adolescent Females, Margaret S. Schneider
5. Developmental Trajectories of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youths, Mary Jane Rotheram-Borus and Kris A. Langabar
6. Intimacy Development, Gender, and Ethnicity among Sexual-Minority Youths, Eric M. Dube, Ritch C. Savin-Williams, and Lisa M. Diamond
Part III: Issues for Intervention and Social Change
7. Avoiding HIV/AIDS and the Challenge of Growing Up Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual, Arnold H. Grossman
8. The Experiences of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths in University Communities, Nancy J. Evans
9. The Victimization of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths, Ian Rivers and Anthony R. D'Augelli
10. Counseling Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths, Caitlin Ryan
11. Educational Reform and Sexual Identity: Conflicts and Challenges, Janice M. Irvine
12. Social Change, Sexual Diversity, and Tolerance for Bisexuality in the United States, Gilbert Herdt
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