Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

by Anthony R. D'Augelli
     
 
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

Overview

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. Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities Over the Lifespan 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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"The most important strength of this book. . .is the intellectual honesty and integrity with which the authors of these chapters approach their work. . . D'Augelli and Patterson have put together. . .a valuable resource for researchers, clinicians, and anyone who is interested in the development of human identity." —Clinical Social Work Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195359626
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/09/1995
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
786 KB

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