Kaufman Award For an original paper by a graduating candidate William A. Homosexuality, ; 36 1 Drescher J: Cornucopia.
Affirmative Therapy for Male Homosexuals and Lesbians. ISSN Introduction: Homosexuality has been considered as a normal and accepted behavior in some cultures, as a crime in others, as a mental disease until recent times in our Judeo-Christian society, and as a life style or life option at the present time.
Empirical data on the life experiences of contemporary school-age lesbian, gay and bisexual LGB young people in Britain remains somewhat sparse. This paper reports the preliminary findings of a study conducted at a recently-initiated LGB youth Summer School. The aim was to elicit their views and experie
Abela, A. Uncovering beliefs embedded in the culture and its implications for practice: The case of Maltese married couples. Journal of Family Therapy27,
Sexual orientation and gender identity questions are not asked on most national or State surveys, making it difficult to estimate the number of LGBT individuals and their health needs. Research suggests that LGBT individuals face health disparities linked to societal stigma, discrimination, and denial of their civil and human rights. Discrimination against LGBT persons has been associated with high rates of psychiatric disorders, 1 substance abuse, 2, 3 and suicide.
Sign in. I was about ready to give up on Gilrfriends' ambitious portmanteau series "Thornhill Diaries" after 3 desultory episodes, but the great Nica Noelle, in one of her first directorial efforts, saves the day with Episode 4, titled: Lesbian Psychotherapists Part 1". Nica's fairly convoluted but easy to follow screenplay casts her as a corrupt shrink who not only humps her femme clients but seems predatory.
The field of psychology has extensively studied homosexuality as a human sexual orientation. That research and subsequent studies consistently failed to produce any empirical or scientific basis for regarding homosexuality as anything other than a natural and normal sexual orientation that is a healthy and positive expression of human sexuality. Upon a thorough review of the scientific data, the American Psychological Association followed in and also called on all mental health professionals to take the lead in "removing the stigma of mental illness that has long been associated" with homosexuality.
InDr. Hancock was awarded Fellow status in the American Psychological Association APA in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the science and profession of psychology. Hancock received the Distinguished Humanitarian Contribution Award from the California Psychological Association for improving the relevance and quality of mental health services available to the LGBT community and for her work in public policy that has informed the court and been used in testimony to oppose discriminatory legislation and initiatives aimed at gay and lesbian populations. Hancock was recognized for her work at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit.