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Omofobia. Origine, conseguenze e prevenzione. Una rassegna della letteratura
Autori/Curatori: Alessandra Salerno, Monica Tosto, Giuseppe Scozzari 
Anno di pubblicazione:  2019 Fascicolo: 2  Lingua: Italiano 
Numero pagine:  23 P. 5-27 Dimensione file:  325 KB
DOI:  10.3280/PDS2019-002001
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Attualmente, le discriminazioni contro le minoranze sessuali sono oggetto di particolare at-tenzione, sia nel campo della psicologia della salute che all’interno del più ampio contesto so-ciale. Gli episodi di discriminazione e di omofobia sono in aumento, così come le considera-zioni scientifiche ed etiche riguardo alle caratteristiche della diversità sessuale, richiedendo un’analisi delle loro cause e conseguenze. Questo articolo si propone di realizzare un’analisi dell’omofobia, attraverso una review della letteratura più recente riguardante le circostanze e i tratti di personalità delle persone omo-fobiche così come le condizioni di salute correlate ai fenomeni omofobici ed eterosessisti. Dall’analisi svolta è possibile ipotizzare che il comportamento omofobico celi una soffe-renza più profonda che l’individuo non è in grado di esprimere altrimenti e come, quindi, sia necessaria un’analisi più dettagliata sull’argomento e come sia essenziale incoraggiare iniziati-ve che possano agire preventivamente sull’instaurazione di comportamenti intolleranti e di-scriminatori.

Keywords: Omofobia, omofobia interiorizzata, omofobia+aspetti psicologici, omofo-bia+salute mentale

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Alessandra Salerno, Monica Tosto, Giuseppe Scozzari, in "PSICOLOGIA DELLA SALUTE" 2/2019, pp. 5-27, DOI:10.3280/PDS2019-002001


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