Monday , February 18 2019
Home / illumenation / Psychology / Sexual Psychologhy

Sexual Psychologhy

Royal College of Psychiatrists’ statement on sexual orientation Position Statement

Position Statement PS02/2014 April 2014Royal College of Psychiatrists London Approved by the Policy Committee: March 201 The Royal College of Psychiatrists considers that sexual orientation is determined by a combination of biological and postnatalتال للولادة مباشرة environmental factors. 1–3 There is no evidence to go beyond this and imputeيعزو  any …

Read More »

Gene- and Environment-Dependent Neuroendocrine Etiogenesis of Homosexuality and Transsexualism

Summary Sexual brain organization is dependent on sex hormone and neurotransmitter levels occurring during critical developmental periods. The higher the androgen levels during brain organization, caused by genetic and/or environmental factors, the higher is the biological predisposition to bi- and homosexuality or even transsexualism in females and the lower it …

Read More »

Epigenetic ‘tags’ linked to homosexuality in men

Twin study reveals five DNA markers that are associated with sexual orientation. Sara Reardon Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/Getty The biological influences on sexual orientation may extend to DNA ‘tags’ that affect gene expression. Update, 12 October 2015: Since this story was first published, several researchers have criticized the study’s methods. …

Read More »

How our genes could make us gay or straight

(Image courtesy of Flickr user William Hamon) By Jenny GravesJune 4, 2014 The claim that homosexual men share a “gay gene” created a furor in the 1990s. But new research two decades on supports this claim – and adds another candidate gene. To an evolutionary geneticist, the idea that a person’s genetic makeup …

Read More »

Does Everybody Have a Gay Gene?

Join Dr. Lehmiller Where does our sexual orientation come from? That’s a question that we don’t yet fully understand. However, a growing body of research suggests that it may be determined, at least in part, by our genetics.  Scientists have been searching for years for a so-called “gay gene,” and …

Read More »

Homosexuality and Child Sexual Abuse

web.archive.org Scandals involving the sexual abuse of under-age boys by homosexual priests have rocked the Roman Catholic Church. At the same time, defenders of homosexuality argue that youth organizations such as the Boy Scouts should be forced to include homosexuals among their adult leaders. Similarly, the Gay Lesbian and Straight …

Read More »

Homosexuality

(Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy) First published Tue Aug 6, 2002; substantive revision Sun Jul 5, 2015 The term ‘homosexuality’ was coined in the late 19th century by a German psychologist, Karoly Maria Benkert. Although the term is new, discussions about sexuality in general, and same-sex attraction in particular, have occasioned …

Read More »

Conversion ‘therapy’ begins at home

First study shows pivotal role of parents in conversion efforts to change LGBT adolescents’ sexual orientation Date:November 8, 2018 Source:San Francisco State University Summary: A new study finds that attempts by parents and religious leaders or therapists to change the sexual orientation of LGBT adolescents (‘conversion therapy’) contribute to multiple …

Read More »