Hypersexual of [sic] psychopathology? : an examination of what it means to be bisexual : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)]

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dc.contributor.advisor Gaither, George A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Crehan, Brett M. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T18:38:28Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T18:38:28Z
dc.date.created 2011 en_US
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.other A-339 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/189960
dc.description.abstract This paper examines the relationship between heterosexuals and bisexuals and their scores on hypersexual and psychopathology measures. Limited research has been done examining bisexuality, and the research that has been done is confounded by grouping bisexuals and homosexuals together, and inconsistencies in defining bisexuality (MacDonald, 1983). The present study examines sexual orientation by sexual behaviors, attractions, identity, fantasies, and an omnibus item. The study consisted of 863 college students. Half of the measures assessed hypersexuality and the other half-assessed psychopathologies. A series of multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA) assessed the relationship between sexual orientation, hypersexuality, and psychopathologies. The present study found no differences between male heterosexuals and male bisexuals across any of the measures; however, differences were found between female heterosexuals and female bisexuals.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 45 leaves ; 30 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Psychology. en_US
dc.title Hypersexual of [sic] psychopathology? : an examination of what it means to be bisexual : an honors thesis [(HONRS 499)] en_US
dc.title.alternative Hypersexual or psychopathology? en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.notes "PSYSC499."
dc.description.notes "September 2010."
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1562969 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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