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Lesbian sexuality/female sexuality: Rethinking 'lesbian bed death'
Beginning in the early 1980s, sex researchers and sex therapists became interested in studying same-sex sexuality and romantic relationships. In part, this grew out of efforts to address the special
Psychotherapeutic Issues with “Kinky” Clients
Abstract People whose sexual repertoire includes BDSM, fetish, or other “kinky” practices have become increasingly visible, on the Internet, in the real world, and in psychotherapists' offices.
Couples and Kinky Sexuality: The Need for a New Therapeutic Approach
Recent decades have seen changes in the way gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgender people are viewed by mental health professionals, but this comparative enlightenment has not extended to the
Dreger on the Bailey Controversy: Lost in the Drama, Missing the Big Picture
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By not acknowledging that Bailey’s book panders to popular prejudice, Dreger shows an appalling lack of understanding of the power of psychiatry to enforce and justify societal oppression.
Bisexuality in Women
Theoretical Concerns in the Clinical Treatment of Substance-Abusing Women:
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How women's roles in society, reflecting the existence of sexism and female oppression, affects the patterns and types of chemicals women abuse, as well as their subsequent treatment, is demonstrated.
The Social Construction of Sexuality and Perversion: Deconstructing Sadomasochism
This important book assesses the level of unreliability—random measurement error—in individual survey items found in general-population surveys, on which much scholarship in sociology and kindred
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