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The Mental Health Professions and Homosexuality

International Perspectives

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Published by Haworth Medical Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medicine: General Issues,
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • Mental Health,
  • Homosexuality,
  • Medical,
  • Psychology,
  • Mental Illness,
  • Attitudes,
  • Human Sexuality,
  • Attitude of Health Personnel,
  • Mental health personnel

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsVittorio, M.D. Lingiardi (Editor), Jack Drescher (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8152853M
    ISBN 100789020599
    ISBN 109780789020598


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The Mental Health Professions and Homosexuality: International Perspectives provides first-hand perspectives on how different cultures have created different ways to view homosexuality and different ways to include—or exclude—gays and lesbians from social and public health policy.

The book is an essential resource for psychiatrists Author: Jack Drescher. Edited by two noted authors, educators, and practitioners, Drs. Vittorio Lingiardi and Jack Drescher, the book's unique insights are an important step in keeping pace with current international mental health literature about homosexuality.

The Mental Health Professions and Homosexuality addresses the relationship between psychiatric. Inthe American Psychiatric Association (APA) asked all members attending its convention to vote on whether they believed homosexuality to be a.

Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias is a collaborative work from the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Committee on Human Sexuality. Product details. Series: GAP REPORT (GROUP FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF PSYCHIATRY) Hardcover: pages; Format: Hardcover.

For The Mental Health Professions and Homosexuality book than half a century, The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) has produced position statements on relevant and controversial psychiatric topics.

This latest monograph, Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias,continues a tradition of timely publications dealing with specific aspects of bias, discrimination, and human sexuality. DOI link for Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions.

Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions book. The Impact of Bias. Edited By Jack Drescher. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 17 June Pub.

location New York. Imprint : Jack Drescher. Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias is a collaborative work from the Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Committee on Human Sexuality.

Reviews "A thoughtful and comprehensive review of antihomosexual bias in contemporary American society and its effects on all aspects of mental health training and care. Facts About Homosexuality and Mental Health: Historical background Open bibliography in its own window: Modern attitudes toward homosexuality have religious, legal, and medical underpinnings.

Before the High Middle Ages, homosexual acts appear to have been tolerated or ignored by the Christian church throughout Europe. Beginning in the latter.

Book Description For more than half a century, The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) has produced position statements on relevant and controversial psychiatric topics. This latest monograph, Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias, continues a tradition of timely publications dealing with specific.

"The mental health professions and homosexuality: international perspectives has been co-published simultaneously as Journal of gay & lesbian psychotherapy, Volume 7, Numbers 1/2, " Description: pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.

PsycCRITIQUES review of the book, American psychiatry and homosexuality: An oral history edited by Jack Drescher and Joseph P. Merlino. Get this from a library.

Homosexuality and the mental health professions: the impact of bias. [Committee on Human Sexuality.; Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry.;] -- "This monograph acutely identifies problems of bais, overt and covert, as they affect the treatment of lesbian and gay patients and as they influence the training of mental health professionals.

Although this book primarily addresses the field of psychiatry, it is an excellent text for all readers in the mental health professions, medicine, or human services who seek to refine their clinical skills and sensitivities and to better understand deeply seated cultural dynamics influencing their : Dennis Martin.

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Author: David Semp. Theories of Pathology. These theories regard adult homosexuality as a disease, a condition deviating from “normal,” heterosexual development [].The presence of atypical gender behavior or feelings are symptoms of the disease or disorder to which mental health professionals need to by: Rather, we get them from a book known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Press.

This book, known as the DSM-IV-TR (for the forth edition, text revision) is basically a long list of recognized disorders, with chapters on depression, schizophrenia-like problems, drug abuse and. Homosexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior between members of the same sex or a sexual orientation, homosexuality is "an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic, and/or sexual attractions" to people of the same "also refers to a person's sense of identity based on those attractions, related behaviors, and membership in a community of others who.

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By the Committee on Human Sexuality, Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Report No. The Analytic Press, Hillsdale, New Jersey,pp., $ David Semp 1Author: David Semp. While in Canberra, bought The Mental Health Professions and Homosexuality: International Perspectives, a surprisingly readable survey of attitudes within psychotherapy to homosexuals and homosexuality.

There is a certain inherent perverse selection that the Introduction alludes in that countries where the issue is most acute are precisely the places one was least likely to get contributions from. Buy Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions (Gap Report (Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry)) 1 by Drescher, Jack (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Jack Drescher. If the address matches an existing account you will receive an email with instructions to reset your passwordAuthor: Dennis Martin.

The Real Problems With Psychiatry. Homosexuality is the most obvious example. Untilit was listed as a disease. I'm critical of the mental health professions in general, including my Author: Hope Reese. The presence of atypical gender behavior or feelings are symptoms of the disease or disorder to which mental health professionals need to attend.

These theories hold that some internal defect or external pathogenic agent causes homosexuality and that such events can occur pre- or postnatally (i.e., intrauterine hormonal exposure, excessive Cited by: Past Influences, Present Trends, and Future Challenges —7.

therapy is increasingly being recognized for its contribution to individual work as well as to. the family. Research and clinical experience support these systems, and effective counsel-ors and therapists will want to make many of these strategies part of their Size: KB. Textbook of Homosexuality and Mental Health brings together in one volume the entire range of material and variety of perspectives concerning homosexuality and mental health.

With more than 50 chapters written by leaders in the field, this book is the most complete review of the topics of homosexuality and mental health and treatment of gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and transsexuals to : $   Today the horrifying malpractice known as “conversion therapy,” though discredited in the mental health professions, remains legal in 34 states.

Diagnoses are meant to help identify what ails people, and to help make these people better. But in the case of homosexuality, a diagnosis did the opposite.

It gave credence to deep-seated prejudices. The word challenged prevalent thinking about homosexuality, placing the pathology on the person who considered homosexuality problematic. Indeed, untilthe American Psychiatric Association deemed same-sex orientation a disorder.

Thereafter, attitudes shifted to a degree within the mental health and medical professions. The outcome of the current battle over the science of homosexuality may well determine the future of the mental health professions as a whole.

Will they turn back from the brink, or plunge into. 3. Pathologizing Homosexuality and Disempowering Gay Americans. In recent times, the most well-known political abuse of psychiatry with regard to stigmatizing and disempowering a.

1 Editor's Note: According to sexual orientation disturbance (SOD) criteria, only those who were “bothered by,” “in conflict with,” or “wished to change” their homosexuality had a mental disorder. SOD, however, had two significant conceptual problems.

First, the diagnosis could also apply to heterosexuals, a solution to APA's internal debate that did not quite concur with clinical Cited by: 2.

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This is an essential resource for mental health educators, supervisors, and professionals; historians; and LGBT readers in : Taylor And Francis. Lesbianism: A Study of Female Homosexuality David H.

Rosen, M.D. FOREWORD THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTION to which Dr. Rosen address himself in this book is a very timely one: Is female homosexuality a psychiatric disorder or a way of life. The of psychiatrists and behavioral scientists who believe that the mental health professions.

Gay activists, working closely with mental health professionals for the past twenty years, have successfully shaped and promoted a new consensus on homosexuality that is a potent political force.

This consensus is composed of three key propositions that fit the so-called "bio-psycho-social" model of mental functioning that is now in vogue.Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias (Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry, Committee on Human Sexuality) (Routledge) Co-Author (with William Byne, MD, PhD) Homosexuality, Gay and Lesbian Identities and Homosexual Behavior Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatryth Edition.homosexuality was listed as a mental illness in the first edition of what would eventually be called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, or DSM (American Psychiatric Association, ).

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