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Ex-gay research : analyzing the Spitzer study and its relation to science, religion, politics, and culture

Author: Jack Drescher; Kenneth J Zucker
Publisher: New York ; London : Harrington Park Pres, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2001, Robert L Spitzer presented his study on sexual conversion therapy with its controversial finds that some homosexuals can change their sexual orientation. This book presents an examination of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Collected Work
Named Person: Robert L Spitzer; Robert L Spitzer; Robert L Spitzer
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Drescher; Kenneth J Zucker
ISBN: 156023556X 1560235578 9781560235569 9781560235576
OCLC Number: 62161080
Description: xxii, 352 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The politics and science of "reparative therapy" / Kenneth J. Zucker --
Gold or lead? : introductory remarks on conversions / Jack Drescher --
Perspectives on changing sexual orientation --
Position statement on therapies focused on attempts to change sexual orientation (reparative or conversion therapies) / Commission on Psychotherapy by Psychiatrists (COPP), American Psychiatric Association --
Can some gay men and lesbians change their sexual orientation? : 200 participants reporting a change from homosexual to heterosexual orientation / Robert L. Spitzer --
Commentaries on the Spitzer study and Dr. Spitzer's response from Archives of sexual behavior --
Can sexual orientation change? : a long-running saga / John Bancroft --
Understanding the self-reports of reparative therapy "successes" / A. Lee Beckstead --
The malleability of homosexuality : a debate long overdue / A. Dean Byrd --
A methodological critique of Spitzer's research on reparative therapy / Helena M. Carlson --
Are converts to be believed? : assessing sexual orientation "conversions" / Kenneth M. Cohen, Ritch C. Savin-Williams --
Reconsidering "sexual desire" in the context of reparative therapy / Lisa M. Diamond --
The Spitzer study and the culture wars / Jack Drescher --
Sexual orientation change : a study of atypical cases / Richard C. Friedman --
The politics of sexual choices / John H. Gagnon --
Too flawed : don't publish / Lawrence Hartmann --
Evaluating interventions to alter sexual orientation : methodological and ethical considerations / Gregory M. Herek --
Guttman scalability confirms the effectiveness of reparative therapy / Scott L. Hershberger --
Methodological limitations do not justify the claim that same-sex attraction changed through "reparative therapy" / Craig A. Hill, Jeannie D. DiClementi --
Initiating treatment evaluations / Donald F. Klein --
A positive view of Spitzer's research and an argument for further research / Richard B. Krueger --
Penile plethysomography and change in sexual orientation / Nathaniel McConaghy --
Finally, recognition of a long-neglected population / Joseph Nicolosi --
Sexual orientation change and informed consent in reparative therapy / Bruce Rind --
Reparative science and social responsibility : the concept of a malleable core as theoretical challenge and psychological comfort / Paula C. Rodríguez Rust --
A candle in the wind : Spitzer's study of reparative therapy / Donald S. Strassberg --
Spitzer's oversight : ethical-philosophical underpinnings of "reparative therapy" / Marcus C. Tye --
Sexual diversity and change along a continuum of bisexual desire / Paul L. Vasey, Drew Rendall --
Science and the Nuremberg code : a question of ethics and harm / Milton L. Wainberg [and others] --
Sexual reorientation therapy : is it ever ethical? Can it ever change sexual orientation? / Jerome C. Wakefield --
Heterosexual identities, sexual orientation therapies, and science / Roger L. Worthington --
How Spitzer's study gives a voice to the disenfranchised within a minority group / Mark A. Yarhouse --
Study results should not be dismissed and justify further research on the efficacy of sexual reorientation therapy / Robert L. Spitzer --
Commentaries on the Spitzer study and an interview with Dr. Spitzer from the Journal of gay & lesbian psychotherapy --
Studying sexual orientation change : a methodological review of the Spitzer study / Theodorus G.M. Sandfort --
The religious conversion of homosexuals : subject selection is the voir dire of psychological research / Charles Silverstein --
An anlaysis of the media response to the Spitzer study / Sean Lund, Cathy Renna --
Political Science / Wayne Besen --
The Spitzer study and the Finnish parliament / Olli Stålström, Jussi Nissinen --
An interview with Robert L. Spitzer, MD / Jack Drescher.
Responsibility: Jack Drescher, Kenneth J. Zucker, editors.
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