Psychiatrist Robert Spitzer, a member of the APA's Committee on Nomenclature, played an important role in the events that led to this decision. The clinics primarily targeted lesbians  and operated under the guise of being drug rehabilitation centers. There is little time left for me to write about sex as the thoughts of a septuagenarian on this subject I turn 70 this year may soon meet only a shudder. News Corp Australia. Site maintained by Creode. Legal and state-backed:
The provision of any intervention purporting to 'treat' something that is not a disorder is wholly unethical.
USA Today9 December They also stated that modern methods of treatment allow interested homosexuals to change their sexual orientation with a significant degree of success. A Consumers' Report". The Age.
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