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Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiences

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ISBN-10: 0231124139

ISBN-13: 9780231124133

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: Linda Garnets, Douglas C. Kimmel, Douglas Kimmel

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A compilation of articles providing an overview of current thought on the psychological aspects of lesbian, gay, and bisexual experience. Divided into nine sections, the meaning of sexual orientation, discrimation, identity development, diversity, adolescence and mental health, are all discussed.
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List price: $50.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 5/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 562
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Linda Garnets is a clinical/community psychologist and lecturer in psychology and women's studies at the University of California at Los Angeles. Douglas C. Kimmel is professor emeritus of psychology at City College of City University of New York.

Douglas Kimmel is professor emeritus at City College of the City University of New York. He is the coeditor (with Linda Garnets) of Psychological Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Experiencesand author of the classic text, Adulthood and Aging.Tara Rose is a research assistant professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. She conducts and consults on longitudinal outcome studies and program evaluations in system of care communities and agencies. She is also interested in the empirical validation of services to LGBT elders.Steven David is a post-doctoral fellow in the department of Geriatric Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital. He has coauthored articles in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatryand other publications.

Preface
Introduction to the Second Edition: Lesbian Gay Male and Bisexual Dimensions in the Psychological Study of Human Diversity
The Meaning of Sexual Orientation Contemporary Issue: Degree of Choice versus No Choice of Sexual Orientation
What a Light It Shed: The Life of Evelyn Hooker
Biological Perspectives on Sexual Orientation
Bisexual Identities
Explaining Diversity in the Development of Same-Sex Sexuality Among Young Women
Psychological Dimensions of Prejudice Discrimination and Violence Contemporary Issue: Sexual Prejudice Verbal Abuse Physical Harassment and Violence Based on Sexual Orientation
The Psychology of Sexual Prejudice
Do Heterosexual Women and Men Differ in Their Attitudes Toward Homosexuality? A Conceptual and Methodological Analysis
Violence and Victimization of Lesbians and Gay Men: Mental Health Consequences
Matthew Shepard's Death: A Professional Awakening
Identity Development and Stigma Management Contemporary Issue: Effects of Historical Differences Between Older and Younger Generations of Lesbians Bisexuals and Gay Men
Finding a Sexual Identity and Community: Therapeutic Implications and Cultural Assumptions in Scientific Models of Coming Out
Why Tell If You're Not Asked? Self-Disclosure Intergroup Contact and Heterosexuals' Attitudes Toward Lesbians and Gay Men
Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Youths' Relationships with Their Parents
Employment and Sexual Orientation: Disclosure and Discrimination in the Workplace
Diversity Among Gay Men Lesbians and Bisexuals Contemporary Issue: Racism in the Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Community
Beyond Heterosexism and Across the Cultural Divide Developing an Inclusive Lesbian Gay and Bisexual Psychology: A Look to the Future
Native Gay and Lesbian Issues: The Two-Spirited
Sapphic Shadows: Challenging the Silence in the Study of Sexuality
Identifying and Addressing Health Issues of Gay Lesbian Bisexual and Transgender Populations in Rural Communities: Psychological Perspectives
Relationships and Families Contemporary Issue: Legal Recognition of Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Relationships and Families
The Close Relationships of Lesbians Gay Men and Bisexuals
Monogamy and Polyamory
Children of Lesbian and Gay Parents
Stories from the Homefront: Perspectives of Asian-American Parents with Lesbian Daughters and Gay Sons
Adolescence Midlife and Aging Contemporary Issue: The Impact of AIDS on Adolescents and Older Persons
Developmental and Adjustment Issues of Gay Lesbian and Bisexual Adolescents: A Review of the Empirical Literature
Lesbians and Gay Men in Midlife
Being Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Sixty or Older
Health Contemporary Issue: Barriers to Health Care for Lesbians Gay Men and Bisexuals
AIDS and Stigma
Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Health: Findings and Concerns
Long-Term Care and Hospice: The Special Needs