Last updated on: 2/22/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Richard C. Friedman, MD Biography

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

“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

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
Education:
  • MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1966
Other:

None found

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