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Title American psychiatry and homosexuality : an oral history / Jack Drescher, Joseph P. Merlino, editors
Published New York : Harrington Park Press, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 299 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents An interview with Frank Rundle, MD / Richard O. Hire -- An interview with David R. Kessler, MD / Mary E. Barber -- An interview with Nanette Gartrell, MD / Mary Barber -- An interview with Stuart E. Nichols, MD / Kenn Ashley -- Remembering Emery Hetrick, MD / Joyce Hunter -- An interview with Bertram H. Schaffner, MD / Joseph P. Merlino
An interview with Martha J. Kirkpatrick, MD / Vernon A. Rosario -- An interview with Richard A. Isay, MD / Robert Mitchell -- An interview with Richard C. Pillard, MD / Paul E. Lynch -- An interview with Edward Hanin, MD / Jack Drescher -- An interview with Ralph E. Roughton, MD / Paul E. Lynch -- Afterword : today and tomorrow / Mary E Barber
John E. Fryer, MD, and the Dr. H. Anonymous episode / David L. Scasta -- An interview with Charles Silverstein, PhD / Albert J. Sbordone -- An interview with Lawrence Hartmann, MD / Jack Drescher -- An interview with Robert Jean Campbell III, MD / Richard O. Hire -- An interview with Judd Marmor, MD / Vernon A. Rosario -- An interview with Robert L. Spitzer, MD / Jack Drescher
Summary "Through the personal accounts of those who were there, American Psychiatry and Homosexuality: An Oral History examines the 1973 decision by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) to remove homosexuality from its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). This unique book includes candid, one-on-one interviews with key mental health professionals who played a role in the APA's decision, those who helped organize gay, lesbian, and bisexual psychiatrists after the decision, and others who have made significant contributions in this area within the mental health field."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American Psychiatric Association -- History.
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychiatric Association.
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders -- History.
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders.
Psychiatry -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Societies, Medical.
Gay psychiatrists -- United States -- Interviews
Homosexuality -- Classification
Homosexuality -- United States -- History
Psychiatry -- United States -- History
United States.
Genre/Form Interview.
Form Electronic book
Author Drescher, Jack, 1951-
Merlino, Joseph P.
ISBN 020383593X