Society and the Healthy Homosexual

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St. Martin's Press, Apr 1, 2010 - Psychology - 250 pages
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Society and the Healthy Homosexual by George Weinberg, Ph.D., was hailed as a landmark when first published. It is the book that pioneered the concept of widespread prejudice against homosexuals--homophobia. It explores the psychological factors underlying that prejudice and offers advice to help individuals overcome the prejudice and accept their sexuality.
 

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Contents

1 Homophobia
1
2 The Bias of Psychoanalysis
22
3 The Case against Trying to Convert
41
4 The Healthy Homosexual
69
5 Communication with Parents
92
6 Words for the New Culture
122
7 The Dread of Being Alone
137
References
144
Index
148
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Dr. George Weinberg is the author of numerous books and articles, including The Taboo Scarf and the best-selling Self-Creation. A nationally renowned psychotherapist, Dr. Weinberg lives in New York City, where his practice includes training other therapists as well as seeing private patients.

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