Becoming gay the journey to self-acceptance by Richard A. Isay

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gay men -- United States -- Psychology,
  • Gay men -- Mental health -- United States,
  • Psychoanalysis and homosexuality -- United States,
  • Gay youth -- Psychology,
  • Self-acceptance,
  • Gay men -- Relations with heterosexual women

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Now revised and updated for the twenty-first century. Becoming gay is the guide on how to accept one"s homosexuality by exploring the psychological development of gay men through personal case histories.

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Book details

StatementRichard A. Isay.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ76.2.U5 I83 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 194 p. ;
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23940896M
ISBN 100307389774
ISBN 109780307389770
LC Control Number2009517373

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