‘Conversion therapy’ can amount to torture and should be banned says UN expert thumbnail
‘Conversion therapy’ can amount to torture and should be banned says UN expert
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psychotherapeutic interventions based on the belief that sexual or gender diversity steams from an abnormal upbringing or experience; medical practices rooted in the theory that sexual or gender diversity is an inherent biological dysfunction; and faith-based interventions that act on the premise th
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  • psychotherapeutic interventions based on the belief that sexual or gender diversity steams from an abnormal upbringing or experience; medical practices rooted in the theory that sexual or gender diversity is an inherent biological dysfunction; and faith-based interventions that act on the premise that there is something inherently evil in diverse s...
  • Acts of physical, psychological and sexual abuse, electrocution and forced medication, isolation and confinement, verbal abuse and humiliation
  • A recurrent method used is aversion through which a person is subjected to a negative, painful or distressing sensation while being exposed to a stimulus connected to their sexual orientation.

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