reparative therapy


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reparative therapy

Conversion therapy, see there.
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Healing Homosexuality: Case Studies of Reparative Therapy Joseph Nicolosi, 1993, Jason Aronson Inc, Northvale.
Those practicing gay conversion therapy, also called reparative therapy, say it removes homosexual feelings.
Socially conservative advocacy groups, promoting the idea that homosexuality is a "sexual-orientation disturbance," embrace reparative therapy as a method to cure people of what they see as a mental disorder.
rejected even by proponents of reparative therapy, it is worth noting
Please allow me to be clear - I do not believe reparative therapy changes sexual orientation.
Mary Bartlett Bungy, PhD, at the Miami Project has examined Schwann cells as a possible reparative therapy for spinal-cord injury and diseases since the 1980s.
He was tormented as a Christian teenager by his homosexual attractions but now, after men's retreats and an online course of reparative therapy, he says he feels glimmers of attraction for women and is thinking about dating.
Ban supporters say it provides needed protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth who can be harmed by reparative therapy.
The move marks a major victory for gay rights advocates who said that the therapy, also called reparative therapy, has no medical basis because homosexuality is not a disorder.
In "My So-Called Ex-Gay Life," which appeared in the Prospect's May issue, GABRIEL ARANA chronicled his experience of undergoing reparative therapy and then rejecting it in order to come to terms with his sexuality.
I was undercover, investigating therapists who practise this so-called conversion therapy - also known as reparative therapy - who try to 'pray away the gay'," he wrote.