LeVay (1991)

IB Psychology: LeVay (1991)

The study of homosexuality has been a controversial subject in psychology. Before 1973 homosexuality was considered abnormal behaviour – a mental illness. Homosexuality was believed to be rooted in family problems (an overbearing mother, an absent father) or “arrested development.” Homosexuality was also labeled as “criminal behaviour;” the behaviour was illegal in many states of the US as well as several European...


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mandy wood 24 July 2017 - 19:27

Actually can't believe that the psychologist in question was called Breedlove (1997), brilliant! Bit like Angst who studied rates of anxiety/depression I believe...


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