Paul McHugh bibliography

Main article: Paul McHugh

Paul R. McHugh (born 1931) is an American psychiatrist who is a key figure in the academic pathologization of sex and gender minorities. McHugh famously shut down the gender identity clinic at Johns Hopkins, arguing that gender variance is essentially a lifestyle choice or an ideology.

In this section

Paul McHugh's views on trans people: in his own words and reported by others

Paul McHugh's peer-reviewed journal articles

Selected Bibliography

Medical books (author)

Phillip R. Slavney, Paul R. McHugh (1987). Psychiatric Polarities: Methodology and Practice. The Johns Hopkins University Press, ISBN-13: 978-0801834288

J. Raymond Depaulo, Keith R. Ablow, Paul R. McHugh (1989). How to Cope With Depression: A Complete Guide for You & Your Family.. Mcgraw-Hill, ISBN-13: 978-0070164093

Paul R. McHugh, Phillip R. Slavney (1998). The Perspectives of Psychiatry.. The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2nd edition, ISBN-13: 978-0801860454

Paul R. McHugh, Victoria McKusick (1991). Genes, Brain, and Behavior. (Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease) (Vol 69) Raven Press, ISBN-13: 978-0881677256

Paul R. McHugh (2005). The Mind Has Mountains: Reflections on Society and Psychiatry. The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition, ISBN-13: 978-0801882494

Paul R. McHugh (2008). Try to Remember: Psychiatry's Clash over Meaning, Memory, and Mind. Dana Press; 1 edition, ISBN-13: 978-1932594393

Medical books (forewords by McHugh)

S. Nassir Ghaemi MD MPH (Author), Paul R. McHugh MD (Foreword) The Concepts of Psychiatry: A Pluralistic Approach to the Mind and Mental Illness. The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition (May 10, 2007) ISBN-13: 978-0801886300

Peter J. Fagan PhD (Author), Paul R. McHugh MD (Foreword) Sexual Disorders: Perspectives on Diagnosis and Treatment. The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition (December 10, 2003) ISBN-13: 978-0801875274

David N. Neubauer MD (Author), Paul R. McHugh MD (Foreword) Understanding Sleeplessness: Perspectives on Insomnia. The Johns Hopkins University Press; 1 edition (September 22, 2003) ISBN-13: 978-0801873263

Nancy L. Mace, Peter V. Rabins, Paul R. McHugh (Foreword) The 36-Hour Day: A Family Guide to Caring for Persons with Alzheimer Disease, Related Dementing Illnesses, and Memory Loss in Later Life The Johns Hopkins University Press; 3rd edition (March 17, 1999) ISBN-13: 978-0801861482

Lay articles written by or mentioning McHugh


McHugh, Paul (1992). Psychiatric Misadventures. The American Scholar, 61, 497-510.

McHugh, Paul (1995). Witches, multiple personalities, and other psychiatric artifacts. Nat Med. 1995 Feb;1(2):110-4.PMID: 7585001

McHugh, Paul (November 2004). Surgical sex. First Things

Staff report (May 19, 2008). Critics slam Boston doctor who offers sex change treatments to kids. Fox News,2933,356592,00.html

Rudacille, Deborah (2005). The Riddle of Gender: Science, Activism, and Transgender Rights. . Random House,  ISBN 9780375421624 pp. 124-128.

Fitzgibbons RP, Sutton PM, O'Leary D (2009). The Psychopathology of "Sex Reassignment" Surgery: Assessing Its Medical, Psychological, and Ethical Appropriateness. The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly. Volume 9, Number 1 / Spring 2009,  97 – 125.

Other articles

McHugh, PR (1993). Multiple Personality Disorder (Dissocative Identity Disorder). Harvard Mental Health Letter, 70(3), 4-6.

Duffy, Jim (Winter 1999). Straight-shooting shrink. Hopkins Medical News

Staff report (June 4, 1999). Noted Psychiatrist Resigns From Journal's Editorial Board Over Disputed Article [on attention deficit disorder]. Chronicle of Higher Education

Reflections on Paul McHugh, M.D. (Comments by peers) [Summer 2001; Vol. 28, No. 1; Pg 4]

Marshall, Jonathan (2002). Reading Paul McHugh: Politics, Psychiatry and the Response to Terror. (PDF via Internet Archive) Perspectives on Evil and Human Wickedness Volume 1: No. 2

Goodstein, Laurie (June 25, 2002). Bishops Select Lay Board On Sexual Abuse Review. New York Times.

McHugh, Paul R. (November 22, 2002). Treating the Mind as Well as the Brain. Chronicle of Higher Education

Brainard, Jeffrey (May 21, 2004). A New Kind of Bioethics. Eschewing the academic mainstream, Bush panel focuses on technology's dangers. Chronicle of Higher Education.

Froehlich, Dave (June 13, 2007). Late-Term Abortion Case Witness Ordered Not To Speak Publicly. FOX 4 News,0,4895908.story

Vohr, Eric (October 13, 2008). Paul McHugh wins Sarnat Prize (via Hopkins)

Mehta, Aaolok (November 10, 2008). Do no harm: A Q&A with Paul McHugh. Dana Foundation

External links

Professor Lynn Conway's commentary on Paul McHugh on Transsexualism.htm

Social Network Diagram for MCHUGH PAUL via NameBase

Paul McHugh profile via President's Council on Bioethics

Paul McHugh profile via Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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Paul McHugh via LinkedIn

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Paul McHugh via Internet Movie Database

Paul R. McHugh Chair in Motivated Behaviors