Heterosexual Aversion in Homosexual Males

@article{Freund1973HeterosexualAI,
  title={Heterosexual Aversion in Homosexual Males},
  author={Kurt Freund and Ron Langevin and Stephen Cibiri and Yaroslaw Zajac},
  journal={British Journal of Psychiatry},
  year={1973},
  volume={122},
  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… 

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