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CPA Legislative Positions

SB 1172


CPA Legislative Positions

SB 1172

Relative to California Senate Bill SB 1172 (Lieu), the American Psychiatric Association Position Statement on Reparative Therapy (1998) states:
The American Psychiatric Association opposes any psychiatric treatment, such as "reparative" or "conversion" therapy, which is based upon the assumption that homosexuality per se is a mental disorder, or based upon a prior assumption that the patient should change his/her homosexual orientation.

For more information please contact Randall Hagar.

SB 1172 (Lieu D) Sexual orientation change efforts.

Status: On its way to the Governor for his signature

CPA Position: Opposition withdrawn

 

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