Psychodynamic Psychotherapy with Gay Male Couples

  • Marshall Forstein
Part of the Critical Issues in Psychiatry book series (CIPS)


This chapter will explore theoretical and clinical issues which affect the psychodynamic assessment and treatment of gay male couples. I shall discuss the social and intrapsychic development of the gay individual and suggest how this development affects same-sex coupling.


Sexual Identity Acquire Immune Deficiency Syndrome Couple Therapy Male Couple Sexual Prejudice 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marshall Forstein
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Gay and Lesbian Counseling ServiceBostonUSA
  2. 2.Outpatient Psychiatry DepartmentThe Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolCambridgeUSA

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