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Counseling Psychology and Psychotherapy

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 2075-3470

ISSN (online): 2311-9446

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/cpp

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Psychological studies of male homosexual prostitution

Maksimov A.M., Ph.D. Student, Department of Clinical Psychology Counseling psychology chair, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia
Abstract
The article deals with the phenomenon of male homosexual prostitution, which hasn’t been studied in Russia yet. It looks at classifications of such prostitution and its difference from female one. It also presents analysis of psychological research into the subject. The author speaks about various psychological and social factors linked with prostitution, such as psychic trauma and retraumatization, including violence and child abuse; borderline personality disorder; homelessness and substance abuse.

Keywords: male prostitution, sex workers, homosexuality, trauma, borderline personality disorder, homelessness, substance abuse, violence

Column: Clinical psychotherapy

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