Chapter 11. Working with Gay Men in an Alcohol Support Group

  1. Bill Reading RMN, MA, DipSocSci, DipDypPsych1 and
  2. Martin Weegmann BA(Hons), DipClinPsych, MInstGA2
  1. Colin Macrae

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch11

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

Group Psychotherapy and Addiction

How to Cite

Macrae, C. (2004) Working with Gay Men in an Alcohol Support Group, in Group Psychotherapy and Addiction (eds B. Reading and M. Weegmann), Whurr Publishers Ltd, London, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713549.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    East Kent Community Alcohol Service

  2. 2

    Ealing Substance Misuse Service

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861564481

Online ISBN: 9780470713549



  • gay men;
  • alcohol support group;
  • sexual orientation;
  • heterosexual women;
  • lesbians


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Alcohol misuse as a particular issue for gay people

  • Theoretical perspectives of alcohol problems and homosexuality

  • Sociocultural theories

  • The group

  • Conclusion