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ERIC Number: EJ498067
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
An Exploratory Study of Pubertal Maturation Timing and Self-Esteem among Gay and Bisexual Male Youths.
Savin-Williams, Ritch C.
Developmental Psychology, v31 n1 p56-64 Jan 1995
A study of 83 gay and bisexual male youths (17-23 years old) found that pubertal maturation was associated with self-reported age of first orgasm and homosexual activity and frequency of orgasms during junior high school. It concluded that gay and bisexual male youths share with heterosexual male youths a similar developmental trajectory in regard to pubertal maturation. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Note: Special issue on Sexual Orientation and Human Development.