George Weinberg (psychologist)
George Weinberg is an American clinical psychologist, gay activist, writer and columnist.
George Weinberg is perhaps best known for his ties to the LGBT community. He regularly attends the Gay Activists Alliance. He has been credited for coining the word "homophobia," derived from Greek words meaning "the same" and "fear", and originally meaning the irrational fear of being in physical proximity to a homosexual person. This new word first appeared in book form in 1972 in his work Society and the Healthy Homosexual.
Weinberg has written twelve books, including Statistics:An Intuitive Approach (a textbook), Self Creation (a self-help book), two books about William Shakespeare, and, most recently, ''Why Men Won't Commit''.
He was a consultant for TV Guide, and wrote for
The Dr. Keith Ablow Show
- The Action Approach. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1969.
- The Heart of Psychotherapy: A Journey into the Mind and Office of a Therapist at Work. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1984, reprinted 1996.
- Invisible Masters: Compulsions and the Fear that Drives Them. New York: Grove/Atlantic Press, 1993.
- ''Nearer to the Heart's Desire''. New York. Grove/Atlantic Press, 1992.
- Numberland. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1987.
- The Pliant Animal: Understanding the Greatest Human Asset. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981.
- Self Creation. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1978.
- Shakespeare in Love. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991.
- Society and the Healthy Homosexual. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1972, reprinted 1983.
- Statistics: An Intuitive Approach. Belmont, California: Brook's/Cole, fourth printing, 1981.
- The Taboo Scarf. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1990.
- ''Why Men Won't Commit: Getting what you Both Want Without Playing Games''. New York: Atria Books, 2003.
Collaborations with Diane Rowe
- The Projection Principle. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988.
- ''Will Power! Using Shakespeare's Insights to Transform Your Life''. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1996.
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