Parole chiave: Le omosessualità; omofobia; transgenerazionale; controtransfert.
Homophobia: The thorn in the formation of homosexual identiy. This study is focused on interiorized homophobia seen as a consequence of a number of intertwining personal, background, micro/ macro social, transgenerational features and the related identity problems in young gay patients. A special attention is paid to how homophobia influences the relationship between a psychotherapist and his/her patient and the treatment itself.
Key words: Homosexualities; homophobia; transgenerational; countertransference.