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Richard C. Friedman, MD Biography

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the Weill Medical College at Cornell University
Con to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"

“Sexual orientation of any type – homosexual, heterosexual, bisexual – is best conceptualized as part of the psychology of men or the psychology of women.”

Sexual Orientation and Pschoanalysis, 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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MD's and PhD's in psychology, with significant post-doctorate involvement in human sexuality issues. [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College, Cornell University
  • Lecturer, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Attending Psychiatrist, New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Editorial Board, Archives of Sexual Behavior
  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1966

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Quoted in:
  1. Is Gender Nonconforming Behavior in Children Indicative of Adult Homosexual Orientation?