Combined intervention for controlling unwanted homosexual behavior: an extended follow-up

Arch Sex Behav. 1976 Jul;5(4):269-74.


Of 49 patients who were able via previous therapy to control their sexual arousal in the presence of homosexual stimuli, 31 (63%) were contracted for follow-up. The average period since the end of treatment was 4 years. Nineteen subjects (61%) have remained exclusively heterosexual, whereas nine (29%) have had homosexual intercourse. Heterosexual intercourse was reported in 28 (90%), including the previous nine subjects. Three (10%) subjects have had neither homonor heterosexual intercourse.

MeSH terms

  • Behavior Therapy
  • Breathing Exercises
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Homosexuality / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Marriage
  • Sexual Behavior