Heterosexual Aversion in Homosexual Males

  title={Heterosexual Aversion in Homosexual Males},
  author={Kurt Freund and Ron Langevin and Stephen Cibiri and Yaroslaw Zajac},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={163 - 169}
Psychotherapists tend to view homosexuality as a neurosis or as a neurotic symptom (Sadger, 1909, 1921; Klein, 1932; Rado, 1940; Ellis, 1952, 1955; Bieber et al., 1962; Ovesey et al., 1963). In support of this viewpoint, several authors have observed that the frequency of typical neurotic phenomena in homosexual males is much higher than that in a heterosexual male population, and have concluded that homosexuality is one of the neurotic symptoms of their patients (Stekel, 1929; Henry, 1937… 

Heterosexual interest in homosexual males

A relatively greater number of ephebophilic and homosexual pedophilic males indicated that up to age 15 or later they had felt attracted exclusively to females and that they had been seduced in childhood or early adolescence by a male.

The phobic theory of male homosexuality.

In androphilic men, penile volume changes to verbal and written descriptions of the subjects' involvement in the various phases of heterosexual interaction were measured, and subjects' verbal ratings of the various stimulus configurations on a disgust scale were in agreement with the phobic theory.

British psychiatry and homosexuality

Mental health professionals in Britain should be aware of the mistakes of the past and prevent future excesses and heal the gulf between gay and lesbian patients and their psychiatrists.

Pedophilia and heterosexuality vs. homosexuality.

There was a large difference between the proportion of prevalences of heterosexual vs. homosexual offenders against children on the one hand and the proportional prevalence of gynephilia vs. androphilia, which suggests that the development of erotically preferred partner sex and partner age are not independent of each other.

Sexual Attraction to Others: A Comparison of Two Models of Alloerotic Responding in Men

Comparisons of goodness of fit to the observed data favored the unidimensional bipolar model in predicting a man’s penile response to each of his less arousing stimulus categories from his response to his most arousing (preferred) stimulus category.

Patterns of Sexual Arousal in Homosexual, Bisexual, and Heterosexual Men

The findings of this study indicate that bisexuality in men is associated with a unique and specific pattern of sexual arousal.

Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, and Erotic Age Preference

Heterosexual and homosexual males who erotically preferred physically mature partners were compared with respect to the erotic impact of the nonpreferred age groups (of the preferred gender) and the

Cognitive and physiological indices of sexual arousal in homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual males

Cognitive and physiological indices of sexual arousal were investigated utilizing groups of homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual subjects (ten subjects per group) who were presented both homosexual

Voluntary control of penile tumescence among homosexual and heterosexual subjects

The recall procedure appears to interfere with subjects' ability to control erectile responses, and implications for clinical applications of penile plethysmography are summarized with suggestions for future research.

Neural correlates of sexual arousal in homosexual and heterosexual men.

Both homosexual and heterosexual men exhibited category-specific arousal in brain activity, and within the amygdala, greater preference-related activity was observed in homosexual men, but it is unclear whether this is a cause or a consequence of their sexuality.



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The method is based on the measurement of volume changes of the male genital while the patient is viewing pictures of possible erotic objects on a screen, in this case photos of nude men, women, and children of either sex.

The adjustment of the male overt homosexual.

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