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HUMAN BEHAVIOUR > SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR > SEXUAL ORIENTATION

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Date issued: 2021-09-14

SEXUAL ORIENTATION  

Definition

  • THE DIRECTION OF ONE'S PSYCHOSEXUAL INTEREST TOWARD MEMBERS OF THE SAME SEX, THE OPPOSITE SEX OR BOTH SEXES

Broader concept

Scope note

  • DO NOT CONFUSE WITH 'GENDER IDENTITY'.

History note

  • TERM RELABELLED MAY 2021. PREVIOUSLY THE TERM 'SEXUALITY' MIGHT HAVE BEEN USED.

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https://elsst.cessda.eu/id/4fefe95c-aeff-475c-b8c3-19f2fe6d59f3

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