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Humanistic, economic cost of conversion therapy among LGBTQ youths in US

JAMA Pediatrics

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: The findings of this study suggest there is a high economic cost and associated harms, such as depression, substance abuse and suicide attempts, associated with conversion therapy among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or questioning (LGBTQ) youths in the United States.

Authors: Anna Forsythe, Pharm.D., M.Sc., M.B.A., of Cytel Inc., in Waltham, Massachusetts, is the corresponding author.

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