Dr. Alfred M. Freedman Discusses the American Psychiatric Association Historic Declaration That Homosexuality is Not a Psychiatric Disorder

26Mar

Guest: Alfred M. Freedman M.D. (1917-2011)
102nd President of the American Psychiatric Association - 1972
 
Dr. Freedman discusses the behind the scenes details of the historic decision of the 
American Psychiatric Association's declaration that homosexuality is not a psychiatric disorder. He also talks about the circumstances how he became President of the APA and the story of the position of the APA about the interrogation of prisoners as well as some interesting issues. Dr. Freedman was interviewed by Dr. Blumenfield in June 2007.
 
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