Treating homosexuality as a sickness: Psychiatric abuses during apartheid era have not been brought to account

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7445.956 (Published 15 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:956
  1. Robert M Kaplan, psychiatrist (liaison4@bigpond.com)
  1. Liaison Clinic, 310 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW 2500, Australia

    EDITOR—Smith et al reveal some of the personal views and experiences of medical and psychology professionals in the United Kingdom who tried to make homosexual men and women heterosexual in the 20th century.1

    These experiences must, however, rank as comparatively …

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