New York; London: Jason Aronson, 1982. Third printing. Hardcover. Quarto (9 1/4 x 6 1/4"). xvii, , 642pp. Original printed dust-jacket over black cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Front free endpaper inscribed and signed by the author.
The controversial author of this work, Charles W. Socarides (1922-2005) was an American psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, physician, educator and author who focused much of his career on homosexuality, which he believed could be altered. He helped found the National Association for Research & Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) in 1992 and worked extensively with the organization until his death.
Some minor shelf wear and sporadic rubbing and creasing along edges of dust-jacket. DJ in overall good, binding and interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #46628