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ERIC Number: EJ616396
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0016-9862
Gifted and Gay: A Study of the Adolescent Experience.
Peterson, Jean Sunde; Rischar, Heather
Gifted Child Quarterly, v44 n4 p231-46 Fall 2000
A retrospective study of the adolescent experience of 18 gay, lesbian, or bisexual young adults with high ability, using a postpositivistic mode of inquiry, found significant themes of danger, isolation, depression, and suicidal ideation, together with high achievement and extreme involvement in activities. Suggestions for educators are discussed. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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