Journal of gay & lesbian mental health volume 15 issue 1 2011


Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health

Volume 15Issue 1 2011

Editors: Mary Barber, MD & Alan Schwartz, MD
Gender Variant Children and Adolescents
Special Issue:  Guest Editor, Vernon A. Rosario, MD, PhD

Official Journal of the Association of Gay & Lesbian Psychiatrists


Gender Variance: An Ongoing Challenge to Medico-Psychiatric Nosology
Vernon A. Rosario 


Gender Variant Children and Adolescents

The Introduction of Gender Identity Disorder of Childhood into DSM III: An Historical Note
Richard Green 
Pages 8 – 11

GID and Gender-Variant Children in Italy: A Study in Preschool Children
Davide Dèttore; Jiska Ristori; Silvia Casale 
Pages 12 – 29


Separation Anxiety in Feminine Boys: Pathological or Prosocial?
Doug P. VanderLaan; Laura M. Gothreau; Nancy H. Bartlett; Paul L. Vasey 
Pages 30 – 45


“I'm a Prius”: A Child Case of a Gender/Ethnic Hybrid
Diane Ehrensaft 
Pages 46 – 57


Puberty-Blocking Hormonal Therapy for Adolescents with Gender Identity Disorder: A Descriptive Clinical Study
Kenneth J. Zucker; Susan J. Bradley; Allison Owen-Anderson; Devita Singh; Ray Blanchard; Jerald Bain 
Pages 58 – 82



An Affirmative Intervention for Families with Gender-Variant Children: A Process Evaluation
Edgardo Menvielle; Darryl B. Hill 
Pages 94 – 123


Book Review

A Review of “Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Clients”
Bieschke, K. J., Perez Ruperto, M., and DeBord, K. A. (2006). (2nd ed.). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, $79.95, 442 pp.
Matthew D. Skinta