Conversion Therapy. Pros and Cons. Discussion


Г. С. Кочарян


The article discusses the arguments on the basis of which conversion therapy is declared unacceptable: the congenitality of homosexuality, which is akin to signs of national and racial affiliation, the ineffectiveness of this therapy, and the harm it invariably causes to health. Scientific data are presented that completely refute these arguments. It is concluded that the aspiration to prohibit conversion therapy is an unprecedented and unjustified attack on human rights.


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Author Biography

Г. С. Кочарян, Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Garnik S. Kocharyan,

Department of Sexology and Medical Psychology


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