A New Classification System for Lesbians: The Dyke Diagnostic Manual

@article{Eliason2010ANC,
  title={A New Classification System for Lesbians: The Dyke Diagnostic Manual},
  author={M. Eliason},
  journal={Journal of Lesbian Studies},
  year={2010},
  volume={14},
  pages={401 - 414}
}
  • M. Eliason
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Lesbian Studies
There has been a long-standing need for a diagnostic manual that documents the unique pathological behaviors of lesbians. The Dyke Diagnostic Manual (DDM) is meant to supplement mainstream classification systems used to identify problematic behaviors in heterosexuals. This article presents thirteen uniquely lesbian conditions that are nowhere to be found in heterosexist diagnostic systems. The DDM may help to reduce the pain and suffering found in many lesbian relationships where one or both… Expand
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