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Could abuse be a cause of homosexuality? Several homosexuals I know were abused sexually as children. Could there be a link? Have any studies been done on this? Couldn't this also explain the high correlation between homosexuality and depression?

While its not unheard of that some homosexuals were abused sexually as children. I seen nothing to indicate its cause and effect. However, there is much higher rate of Gay people who sexually abused as children then in general population. So it may be a factor for some people. We really do not know what causes homosexuality. The claim of a "Gay Gene" has failed to be proven. There were more Gay born in Britain during the blitz. Mothers stress could play a role. There some indication that there may biological component in terms hormones. That can effect how brains fire. I saw small study that said Gay men's brain fire more like a woman brain and Gay woman's fire more like male brains on PET Scans.
Gay people do have higher rates of depression, suicide, alcoholism, and drug abuse. That could be partly do to being a tiny section of the population (3%)that not always excepted.  
My best guess is that its some combination of nature and nurture. There may not be any known recipe as to its cause. Many say they always knew they were Gay.  Feel free to ask follow ups.


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Paul Edward Zukowski


My area of interest is in personality and abnormal psychology. In addition to basic personality and abnormal psychology, I am fascinated with sexual and gender identity disorders.


This is my major area of study and I have hands-on experience with teens & adults.

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I hold a AS from Eastern Conn. State Univ. and a BA from Trinity College, Hartford Ct. both in Psycology. I also have 11 other professional certifications.

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