Artificial Insemination by Donor

Yours, Mine, or Theirs?
  • Bonnie R. Aronowitz
  • Joseph Feldschuh


In this chapter, brief interview data from donor insemination recipients, consisting of married couples, single heterosexual women, homosexual women, and from donors themselves are complemented by authors’ commentaries regarding artificial insemination from medical and psychological vantage points. The intent is to highlight clinical interviews with pertinent psychodynamic and physiologic correlates of the procedure insofar as they suggest appropriate areas for further investigation. Such research concerns include the compilation of representative subject populations and control groups studied longitudinally and the delineation of biopsychosocial interaction variables in predicting general outcome and in identifying individuals at risk for negative sequelae.


Testosterone Level Artificial Insemination Infertile Couple Homosexual Woman American Fertility Society 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bonnie R. Aronowitz
    • 1
    • 2
  • Joseph Feldschuh
    • 3
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Ferkauf Graduate SchoolYeshiva University-Einstein College of MedicineBronxUSA
  2. 2.Neurological Institute and Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Psychiatric InstituteColumbia Presbyterian Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Cornell Medical CollegeNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Montefiore HospitalBronxUSA
  5. 5.IDANT LaboratoriesNew YorkUSA

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