Mormon Clients’ Experiences of Conversion Therapy

@article{Beckstead2004MormonCE,
  title={Mormon Clients’ Experiences of Conversion Therapy},
  author={A. Lee Beckstead and Susan L. Morrow},
  journal={The Counseling Psychologist},
  year={2004},
  volume={32},
  pages={651 - 690}
}
Perspectives were gathered of 50 Mormon individuals who had undergone counseling to change their sexual orientation. The data were analyzed using the constant comparative method and participant verification, thereby developing a grounded theory. A model emerged that depicted participants’ intrapersonal and interpersonal motivations for seeking conversion or “reparative” therapy, their perceived benefits and harms of such interventions, and the factors that facilitated self-acceptance and… Expand

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