Author | Richard C. Friedman, MD


Issues in Psychodynamic Psychiatry

July 18, 2014

Psychiatry must remain a profession defined by an organizing model of the mind, rather than by specific treatment techniques. Psychodynamic psychiatry offers such a model, and it is applicable to all psychiatric patients.

Sexual Orientation: Neuroendocrine and Psychodynamic Influences

August 01, 2007

In this article we discuss psychoneuroendocrine influences on sexual orientation and the psychodynamics of internalized homophobia. Because of space limitations, we focus on homosexual orientation, although research in this area sheds light on heterosexual and bisexual orientation as well.