For the therapy, see conversion therapy. Archived from the original on 8 July Also, the treatments and their outcomes are poorly documented and the length of time that clients are followed up after the treatment is sometimes too short to be a true reflection of the outcome. Gay and Lesbian Health Victoria. Numerous expanded German editions followed, and it was widely translated. He stated that he knew of only a single case in which self-hypnosis had proven successful, and that hypnotic suggestion by another person was usually necessary to change homosexuality.
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Gay people may still feel constant uncertainty about whether they will be accepted, and the pressure of this uncertainty affects their health In it, they expressed concern that the advancement of SOCE may cause social harm by disseminating inaccurate views about sexual orientation. The clinics primarily targeted lesbians  and operated under the guise of being drug rehabilitation centers. This belief may underpin a range of areas — for example, health policy, health services, welfare and education services — and can make gay and lesbian people feel invisible. Contraception - intrauterine devices IUD An intrauterine device IUD is a small contraceptive device that is put into the uterus womb to prevent pregnancy
Trans and gender diverse people Your gender is what feels natural to you, even if it is different from your biological sex. If you or someone you know requires support from an LGBTI or mental health organisation there are services available A Short Textbook of Psychiatry illustrated ed. HIV and women — having children Women living with human immunodeficiency virus HIVor women whose partner is HIV-positive, may wish to have children but feel concerned about the risk of transmission of the virus to themselves if SOCE have been controversial due to tensions between the values held by some right-wing faith-based organizations, on the one hand, and those held by LGBT rights organizations, human rights and civil rights organizations, and other faith-based organizations, as well as professional and scientific organizations, on the other.