Robert Spitzer, chair of the DSM-III task force and referred to as “the father of modern psychiatry” in a front-page story on the New York Times today, has issued an apology and recanted a study that supported the now-discredited “Reparative Therapy,” which claimed to “cure” homosexuality.
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