1st Edition

The Treatment of Homosexuals With Mental Health Disorders

ISBN 9780918393470
Published June 9, 1988 by Routledge
222 Pages

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Book Description

A major text for clinicians and researchers who have an interest in homosexuality and homosexual patients with mental disorders, this book is an up-to-date review as well as a handbook covering the full range of affirmative treatments and therapies for lesbian and gay clients. Expert contributors look at problems caused by stigma and homophobic societal attitudes and discuss methods that can be used to work with gay clients in a positive context. Other issues of particular importance in working with lesbians and gay men are addressed.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface

  • Ego-Dystonic Heterosexuality: A Case Study
  • Homosexuality and Neurosis: Considerations for Psychotherapy
  • Alcoholism and Nonacceptance of Gay Self: The Critical Link
  • Special Issues in the Etiology and Treatments of Sexual Problems Among Gay Men
  • Psychopathology, Homosexuality, and Homophobia
  • Theoretical Considerations in Psychotherapy With Gay Men and Lesbians
  • A Pedosexual Pedophile Splitting and Projective Identification
  • Homosexuality, Suicide, and Parasuicide in Australia
  • Homosexuality and Mental Health: A Cross-Cultural Review
  • Homosexuals in Eastern Europe: Mental Health and Psychotherapy Issues
  • The Stigmatization of the Gay and Lesbian Adolescent
  • The Borderline Personality Disorder and Gay People

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