The Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Male Homosexuality
Berger, Joseph, American Journal of Psychotherapy
In recent years there have been very few psychodynamic contributions to the aetiology or treatment of homosexual behavior. This stands in sharp contrast to the 1960s, when the contributions of Bieber,(1) Socarides,(2) Ovesey,(3) Stoller,(4) and others significantly increased our knowledge and understanding.
One possible explanation for this change may be the success of the homosexual activism generally known as the "gay liberation" movement. In psychiatry, this activism has mainly been directed toward emphasizing the "normality" of homosexual identification and practice, and strongly discouraging any attempts to change homosexual orientation or behavior through …
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Publication information: Article title: The Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Male Homosexuality. Contributors: Berger, Joseph - Author. Journal title: American Journal of Psychotherapy. Volume: 48. Issue: 2 Publication date: Spring 1994. Page number: 251. © American Journal of Psychotherapy 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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