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The Adolescent Lesbian Identity Formation Model: Implications for Counseling

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: An interview protocol based on V. Cass's (1979) sexual identity formation work was used with 13 self-identified lesbians. Data analysis yielded a sexual identity formation model similar to ]. E. Marcia's (1966, 1987) identity development model. Potential emotional and physical health risks for each phase of the model are discussed, and interventions are suggested.

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Publication
Journal of Humanistic Counseling, Education and Development, 44, 185-197.
Language: English
Date: 2005
Keywords
Lesbians, Adolescent girls, Identity, Harassment