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  1. Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions

    The Impact of Bias

    Edited by Jack Drescher

    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...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Treating Transgender Children and Adolescents

    An Interdisciplinary Discussion

    Edited by Jack Drescher, William Byne

    Extremely gender variant children and adolescents (minors), increasingly referred to as 'trans' or 'transgender children,' are small in number. In recent years, their situation has become highly sensationalized, whilst the matter of how to best treat them remains an area of controversy. A growing...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Uncoupling Convention

    Psychoanalytic Approaches to Same-Sex Couples and Families

    By Ann D'Ercole, Jack Drescher

    What does it mean to be member of a gay/lesbian couple or family? The contributors to Uncoupling Convention: Psychoanalytic Approaches to Same-Sex Couples and Families address this question by drawing on two cultural movements of the twentieth century: psychoanalysis and the gay/lesbian civil...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sexual Conversion Therapy

    Ethical, Clinical and Research Perspectives

    By Jack Drescher, Ariel Shidlo, Michael Schroeder

    In their fervor to “fix” homosexuals, practitioners of sexual conversion therapies have often overlooked or completely dismissed the possible psychological and social side effects of such treatments. Sexual Conversion Therapy: Ethical, Clinical, and Research Perspectives works to counterbalance the...

    Published April 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Childhood Gender Nonconformity and the Development of Adult Homosexuality

    Edited by Robin M Mathy, Jack Drescher

    This book presents leading experts on the scientific study of gender, providing their views on what we know today about the relationship between gender nonconformity in childhood and future adult sexual identities or behaviors. This book explores the topic from a wide range of perspectives,...

    Published October 2nd 2008 by CRC Press

  6. Activism and LGBT Psychology

    Edited by Judith M. Glassgold, Jack Drescher

    Go beyond traditional approaches to therapy, research, and teaching Psychotherapy works toward change, but has traditionally focused solely on the individual. Today it is understood that discrimination and other adverse social conditions adversely affect the mental health of minority groups....

    Published April 14th 2008 by Routledge

  7. British Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Psychologies

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    By Jack Drescher, Elizabeth Peel, Victoria Clarke

    Gain insight into crucial British mental health approaches for LGB individualsThere is very little collaborative literature between LGB-affirmative psychologists and psychotherapists in the United States and the United Kingdom. British Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Psychologies: Theory, Research, and...

    Published July 6th 2007 by CRC Press

  8. American Psychiatry and Homosexuality

    An Oral History

    Edited by Jack Drescher, Joseph P. Merlino

    Interviews and first-hand accounts of an historic decision that affected the mental health profession—and American society and cultureThrough the personal accounts of those who were there, American Psychiatry and Homosexuality: An Oral History examines the 1973 decision by the American Psychiatric...

    Published April 25th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Sexual and Gender Diagnoses of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)

    A Reevaluation

    Edited by Dan Karasic, Jack Drescher

    Get the latest on the controversies of the sexual and gender diagnoses contained in the current DSMThe revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) is an ongoing process, and changes in criteria or terminology can have significant implications for diagnosis and treatment. Sexual and...

    Published September 5th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Ex-Gay Research

    Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture

    By Jack Drescher, Kenneth J Zucker

    Defenders and critics of the controversial Spitzer study analyze its methodologies and findingsIn 2001, Robert L. Spitzer, MD, presented his study on sexual conversion therapy with its controversial findings that some homosexuals can change their sexual orientation. The resulting media sensation...

    Published March 22nd 2006 by Routledge

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