ERIC Number: EJ519411
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Definition and Measurement of Sexual Orientation.
Gonsiorek, John C.; And Others
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, v25 suppl p40-51 1995
Reviews major methods, and their theoretical underpinnings, for the definition and measurement of sexual orientations, highlighting their limitations and pitfalls, both practical and conceptual. Cautions against increasing politicization of this area. Makes recommendations toward measurement concerns with adolescent populations. Details a specific measurement strategy. (JBJ)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Supplement: "Research Issues in Suicide and Sexual Orientation."