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Is n't homosexuality a mental disorder?

Asked by dollysingh, 14 Feb '09 05:48 pm
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No, Homosexuality is not a mental disorder but another part of the sexual life. It is not men made but a so called sickness (Some people think it so) given by the God
Answered by sunil matiyan, 14 Feb '09 05:52 pm

 
  
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Well said
Answered by Mr Rajeev, 14 Feb '09 05:51 pm

 
  
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In fact, many researchers hypothesize that a homosexual orientation stems from a combination of biological and environmental factors. For example, when asked if homosexuality was rooted solely in biology, gay gene researcher, Dean Hamer, replied, "Absolutely not. From twin studies, we already know that half or more of the variability in sexual orientation is not inherited. Our studies try to pinpoint the genetic factors...not negate the psychosocial factors" (Anastasia, 1995, p. 43). In addition, brain researcher Simon LeVay has acknowledged that multiple factors may contribute to a homosexual orientation (LeVay, 1996).

What, then, are the causes of homosexual attractions? These feelings typically stem from a combination of temperamental factors and environmental factors that occur in a child's life. According to Whitehead and Whitehead (1999), "Human behavior is determined by both nature and nurture.

An article written by Simon LeVay, a San Francisco neuroanatomist, was publishe ...more
Answered by DRSiva, 14 Feb '09 06:36 pm

 
  
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Mental disorder is itself is a contradictory term. You should know what's the order to describe 'disorder'. In case of mental or more correctly brain and mind combination's working no body not even known science is sure. So you cannot term anything entirely under 'mental disorder'.
As far as Homosexuality is concerned it's very personal thing to practice and in social context as a responsible citizen one should always practice it in context with the law of the land.
Answered by zansikaraja, 14 Feb '09 05:55 pm

 
  
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No this is a physical disorder.
Answered by DEEPAK JAIN, 14 Feb '09 05:54 pm

 
  
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If seen from a natural Perspective then it seems but when analysed from the orientation of the thoughts of a person including the life as a child & then the psychology related to it Homosexuality cannot be termed as a mental disorder but a mental Orientation regarding the structure of attraction & perception of fondness towards the same Gender !!
Answered by vista, 14 Feb '09 05:54 pm

 
  
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No :D
Answered by conviction, 14 Feb '09 05:54 pm

 
  
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Yes it is and In India, movies like Dostana should not be allowed.
Answered by sumati gayki, 14 Feb '09 05:50 pm

 
  
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I think it is. It's unnatural. Animals don't indulge in it.
Answered by kiran malviya, 14 Feb '09 05:49 pm

 
  
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No...ofcourse not !
Answered by ramya, 14 Feb '09 05:48 pm

 
  
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