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reparative therapy

Syllabification: re·par·a·tive ther·a·py

Definition of reparative therapy in English:

noun

Psychotherapy aimed at changing a person’s homosexuality and based on the view that homosexuality is a mental disorder.
Example sentences
  • Catholic psychologist Joesph Nicolosi, known for so-called reparative therapy for homosexuality, supplies a clinical foreword.
  • Kauth's discussion of Joseph Nicolosi's reparative therapy erroneously implies that it is based on principles of conditioning.
  • If the literature of reparative therapy teaches anything, it is how deep homosexuality runs in a person's identity, and how enormously difficult it is to alter.

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