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The Psychological World of the Gay Teenager:Social Change, Narrative, and “Normality”
This paper examines the application of concepts of normal adolescence pioneered by Offer and colleagues to the study of gay and lesbian youth. Adolescent development among this population… Expand
The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course
PART 1. Time, Place, Story: Introductory Perspectives on Narrative and the Life Course 1. Narrative Engagement and Sexual Identity: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of Sexual Lives. Phillip… Expand
The Course of Gay and Lesbian Lives: Social and Psychoanalytic Perspectives
We live in a society obsessed with tracing the cause of homosexuality. Is there a gene that can be identified? Or do the origins lie outside of biology in the cultural context of childhood or… Expand
Writing Desire: Sixty Years of Gay Autobiography
- B. Cohler
Exploring nearly sixty years of memoir and autobiography, "Writing Desire" examines the changing identity of gay men writing within a historical context. Distinguished scholar and psychoanalyst… Expand
The Essential Other: A Developmental Psychology Of The Self
* Introduction * The Human Environment of Infancy * Toddlerhood: The Self and Morality * The Toddler Years: Language, Play, Sex, and Anality * Early Childhood * Moving into the Larger World: Middle… Expand
Life Course Social Science Perspectives on the GLBT Family
- B. Cohler
- 1 January 2005
Abstract The life course perspective in the social sciences focuses on the place of generation-cohorts in understanding social life. Emphasizing shared understanding of self and society among a group… Expand
Making a Gay Identity: Life Story and the Construction of a Coherent Self.
Superkids: competent children of psychotic mothers.
- C. Kauffman, H. Grunebaum, B. Cohler, E. Gamer
- Psychology, Medicine
- The American journal of psychiatry
- 1 November 1979
In a follow-up study of children of psychotic mothers, the authors examined a subgroup of outstandingly talented, colorful, and competent "high-risk" children. These children and their mothers were… Expand