Defenders and critics of the controversial Spitzer study analyze its methodologies and findings In 2001, Robert L. It provides an overview of transsexual manifestations designed to expose therapists as well as the general public to this actively expanding field. Understanding the Self-Reports of Reparative Therapy Successes A. Reparative Science and Social Responsibility: The Concept of a Malleable Core As Theoretical Challenge and Psychological Comfort Paula C. Eine positive Identitätsentwicklung kann nur dann gewährleistet werden, wenn heteronormative Annahmen, Vorurteile und die entsprechenden Alternativen kritisch reflektiert werden. Can It Ever Change Sexual Orientation? Assessing Sexual Orientation Conversions Kenneth M. The resulting media sensation and political firestorm enraged the study''s critics and emboldened its supporters.
Regarding treatment of sexual interest in children, such theory becomes an important factor and determines the therapeutic strategy in clinical practice. The resulting media sensation and political firestorm enraged the study's critics and emboldened its supporters. This monograph acutely identifies problems of bias, overt and covert, as they affect the treatment of lesbian and gay patients and as they influence the training of mental health professionals. His study is presented here to allow the reader to evaluate and consider it for themselves. Can Some Gay Men and Lesbians Change Their Sexual Orientation? We focus on research literature on 1 self-efficacy and 2 sexual interest in children in order to 3 link both. Finally, both research and clinical implications are given.
Gain an in-depth understanding of the issues, concerns, and problems faced by transgender individuals Transgender Subjectivities is a comprehensive guide for understanding the issues and concerns of the emerging transgender phenomenon. The Malleability of Homosexuality: A Debate Long Overdue A. Can contemporary psychoanalytic theory be used to make sense of gay identities in ways that are helpful rather than hurtful, respectful rather than retraumatizing? Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture presents leading experts examining Spitzer's research methodology and findings to discern whether the study itself deserves deeper consideration or outright dismissal. A Long-Running Saga John Bancroft 6. Study Results Should Not Be Dismissed and Justify Further Research on the Efficacy of Sexual Reorientation Therapy Robert L. Some clinical issues such as countertransference, differentiation of problem behaviors from those that are merely unusual, and provision of resources to isolated clients are delineated. Can It Ever Change Sexual Orientation? A Methodological Critique of Spitzer's Research on Reparative Therapy Helena M.
Vorschläge dazu, von der eigenen Sensibilisierung für den Umfang und die Verortung des Themas bis hin zu Mindestanforderungen für die wissenschaftliche und journalistische Arbeit, geben wir in dem vorliegenden Kapitel. Practitioners will discover an extensive survey of the most current developments to supplement thei. This history also shows that analysts can take positions that either facilitate or obstruct tolerance and acceptance. From a theoretical perspective, this paper aims to deduce if self-efficacy to change sexual interest in children may influence men with a risk to sexually abuse children in a positive way. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. His study is presented here to allow the reader to evaluate and consider it for themselves. Ex-Gay Research: Analyzing the Spitzer Study and Its Relation to Science, Religion, Politics, and Culture fearlessly illustrates the sometimes fuzzy boundary between science and politics, courageously spotlighting the culture wars now dividing our society.
By this, we provide a framework within which sexual interest in children may also be seen as flexible and changeable due to specific therapeutic interventions. The committee, in response to an increasing number of states passing laws banning conversion therapy for minors, most recently published an article about conversion therapies in the Journal of Medical Regulation, a quarterly peer-reviewed publication that addresses a wide range of issues of interest to state medical boards and organizations and individuals interested in medical licensing and regulation. Evaluating Interventions to Alter Sexual Orientation: Methodological and Ethical Considerations Gregory M. . Wainberg, Donald Bux, Alex Carballo-Dieguez, Gary W. Sexual Diversity and Change Along a Continuum of Bisexual Desire Paul L.
Should treatment be aimed at helping them accept the bodies into which they were born or should parents, clinicians and schools accommodate their wishes of tra. Incorporating clinical vignettes that detail actual incidents from a wide range of clinical and. Sexual Reorientation Therapy: Is It Ever Ethical? Es beruht auf den aktuellen Wissensständen der Psychologie und bezieht soziologische und genderwissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse ein. His later study that states that in some individuals,homosexuality may be more fluid than previously thought stirred controversy in the psychiatric community and society at large. Every facet of the study is reviewed to discuss the positive or negative aspects of the results, its significance in political and social terms, and the implications for the future.
His study is presented here to allow the reader to evaluate and consider it for themselves. The resulting media sensation and political firestorm enraged the study's critics and emboldened its supporters. His study is presented here to allow the reader to evaluate and consider it for themselves. He has written periodically for Truth Wins Out, and volunteered for Men Can Stop Rape, Whitman-Walker Clinic, WaterFire Providence, and the Providence Equality Action Committee. Case vignettes are presented for illustration. The history of psychoanalytic attitudes toward homosexuality reinforces the impression that psychoanalytic theories cannot be divorced from the political, cultural, and personal contexts in which they are formulated.
On the one hand, viewing sexual interest in children comparable to a sexual orientation would suggest that treatment focuses primarily on self-regulation skills in order to effectively manage urges, thoughts, etc. If careful analysis suggests that further research be performed to ascertain if certain individuals can change their orientation, we should support that effort even if it empowers those who seek to harm us and our loved ones. In Psychoanalytic Therapy and the Gay Man Jack Drescher addresses these very questions as he outlines a therapeutic approach to issues of sexual identity that is informed by traditional therapeutic goals such as psychological integration and more authentic living while still respecting, even honoring, variations in sexual orientation. A growing body of research supports emerging treatment approaches, but more research is still needed to answer a host of questions: Do trans minors have a psychiatric disorder or a normal variation of gender presentation? Can Some Gay Men and Lesbians Change Their Sexual Orientation? Wainberg, Donald Bux, Alex Carballo-Dieguez, Gary W. His later study that states that in some individuals, homosexuality may be more fluid than previously thought stirred controversy in the psychiatric community and society at large. Do the conventional insights of depth psychology have anything to offer the gay patient? His background includes expertise in journalism, business news, content syndication, human rights, sexual harassment issues, and liberation theology.
Dowsett, Terry Dugan, Marshall Forstein, Karl Goodkin, Joyce Hunter, Thomas Irwin, Paulo Mattos, Karen McKinnon, Ann O'Leary, Jeffrey Parsons, and Edward Stein 28. First there was a transition from Freud's early views of homosexuality as immature to later neofreudian theories that pathologized same-sex attractions and behavior. A Positive View of Spitzer's Research and an Argument for Further Research Richard B. The Malleability of Homosexuality: A Debate Long Overdue A. Sexual Orientation Change: A Study of Atypical Cases Richard C.
Sexual Diversity and Change Along a Continuum of Bisexual Desire Paul L. Every facet of the study is reviewed to discuss the positive or negative aspects of the results, its significance in political and social terms, and the implications for the future. I look forward to what they have to say. By addressing the individuals' conviction of being able to alter their sexual interest in children, the required motivation for change might be enhanced and help the individuals in changing and developing. I hope this book helps shed some light.