An Interdisciplinary Discussion
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 December 5th 2012 by Routledge
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 1st 2008 by CRC Press
Theory, Research, and Practice
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 5th 2007 by CRC Press
An Oral History
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 24th 2007 by Routledge
Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture
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 21st 2006 by Routledge
Discover the facts aboutand personal stories ofgay men diagnosed with prostate cancerAccording to the American Cancer Society, one man in six will develop prostate cancer, the second leading cause of cancer death in men. A Gay Man's Guide to Prostate Cancer explores the medical facts...
Published May 10th 2005 by CRC Press
Take your knowledge of the mental health issues that affect LGBT people to the next level!The Handbook of LGBT Issues in Community Mental Health provides reliable, up-to-date information on clinical issues, administrative practices, and health concerns related to the provision of public sector...
Published February 16th 2005 by CRC Press
A Clinician's Guide
Gain an in-depth understanding of the issues, concerns, and problems faced by transgender individualsTransgender Subjectivities is a comprehensive guide for understanding the issues and concerns of the emerging transgender phenomenon. As transgender individuals become more out in...
Published October 21st 2004 by CRC Press
Psychoanalytic Approaches to Same-Sex Couples and Families
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 April 29th 2004 by Routledge
Contemporary Dynamic Approaches
Examine gay and lesbian psychoanalysis from a variety of perspectives! Psychotherapy with Gay Men and Lesbians: Contemporary Dynamic Approaches presents case histories of psychotherapy sessions with gay and lesbian patients, focusing on today's psychoanalytical approaches. Dedicated to enhancing...
Published March 23rd 2003 by Routledge