Out of DSM: Depathologizing Homosexuality

In 1973, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) removed the diagnosis of “homosexuality” from the second edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM). This resulted after comparing competing theories, those that pathologized homosexuality and those that viewed it as normal. In an effor...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Jack Drescher
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2015-12-01
Series:Behavioral Sciences
Online Access:http://www.mdpi.com/2076-328X/5/4/565