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The LGBT casebook

Author: Petros Levounis; Jack Drescher; Mary E Barber
Publisher: Washington, DC : American Psychiatric Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

The LGBT Casebook provides a general overview and roadmap for clinicians new to treating LGBT individuals, and it deepens and updates knowledge for those already seeing these patients in their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case Reports
Case studies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Petros Levounis; Jack Drescher; Mary E Barber
ISBN: 9781585624218 1585624217
OCLC Number: 768168738
Description: xviii, 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: What's in your closet? / Jack Drescher --
Coming out to self and others : developmental milestones / Kenneth M. Cohen, Ritch C. Savin-Wlliams --
From outlaws to in-laws : legal standing of LGBT Americans family relationships / Jennifer C. Pizer --
LGBT parenting / Mary E. Barber --
Sexual identity in patient-therapist relationships / Petros Levounis, Andrew J. Anson --
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Distraction and attraction : ADHD diagnosis and treatment in LGBT patients / John K. Burton --
Substance dependence. Methamphetamine : Dionysus versus the good little boy / Steven Joseph Lee --
Schizophrenia. Diagnosis or difference? / Ronald E. Hellman, Helene Kendler --
Major depressive disorder. The unhappy ad man : major depression in a gay man / Robert M. Kertzner --
Dysthymic disorder. The psychological long-term nonprogressor / Philip A. Bialer --
Bipolar disorder. Identity crisis / Christopher A. McIntosh --
Panic disorder. Seeing superman / Eric Yarbrough --
Obsessive-compulsive disorder. Homosexual and pedophilic obsessions in a 25-year-old male / Stephan Carlson --
Posttraumatic stress disorder. Handle with care / Christopher A. McIntosh --
Generalized anxiety disorder. Jittery Joanne / Kenneth Ashley, Anthony Lujack, Aaron Patterson. Adjustment disorder. Queer stressors : adjustment disorder in a lesbian mother / Serena Yuan Volpp --
Borderline personality disorder. Keeping the system stable : a systems approach in long-term treatment of a patient with borderline personality disorder / Scot G. McAfee, David K. Schwing --
Parent-child relational problem. When the kids are all right, but the parents are not : coparenting in planned LGBT families / Nanette Gartrell --
Partner relational problem. Listening beyond homo-ignorance and homo-prejudice / Vittorio Lingiardi, Nicola Nardelli --
Bereavement. Bereaved, bothered, and bewildered / Kenneth Ashley, Dickson Jean, Daniel Safin --
Occupational problem. The case of Iris : occupational problems in the LGBT community / Shane S. Spicer, Laura Erickson-Schroth --
Identity problem. Doctor, am I gay? Identity problems associated with homoerotism / Karine J. Igartua --
Religious or spiritual problem. Damage and repair / Ubaldo Leli --
Acculturation problem. I am Fukushima (but you can call me Lady Marmalade, honey) / Khakasa Wapenyi --
Phase of life problem. It's just a phase : phase of life problems and LGBT development / John K. Burton, Lorraine Lothwell.
Other Titles: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender casebook
Responsibility: edited by Petros Levounis, Jack Drescher, Mary E. Barber.
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This timely and sensible book seems to me to be a model of what a casebook should be. It is clear without being simple. It is relatively brief. It embodies good listening to patients. It is Read more...

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