A Dynamical Systems Approach to the Development and Expression of Female Same-Sex Sexuality

@article{Diamond2007ADS,
  title={A Dynamical Systems Approach to the Development and Expression of Female Same-Sex Sexuality},
  author={L. Diamond},
  journal={Perspectives on Psychological Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={2},
  pages={142 - 161}
}
  • L. Diamond
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Perspectives on Psychological Science
  • Researchers have documented substantial variability in the development and expression of same-sex sexuality, especially among women, posing challenges to traditional linear developmental models. In this article, I argue for a new approach to conceptualizing the development and expression of female same-sex sexuality over the life course, based in dynamical systems theory. Dynamical systems models seek to explain how complex patterns emerge, stabilize, change, and restabilize over time. Although… CONTINUE READING
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