ERIC Number: EJ424160
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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The Psychoanalytic Perspective of Adolescent Homosexuality: A Review.
Mills, Jon K.
Adolescence, v25 n100 p913-22 Win 1990
Contends that, with childhood predispositions, developmental tasks of adolescence influence degree and course of homosexuality. Notes different types of homosexuality that emerge in adolescence which are influenced by different psychodynamic conditions in each stage of adolescence. Changing developmental roles in relation to individuation, object relations, identification, and identity formation are presented as factors that contribute to adolescent homosexuality. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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