Sex therapy nightmare or cure?

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The Republic learned that more than 100 children, more than one-third of them 10 to 12 years old, go through the program each year.... Many are tested for deviant sexual responses by a penile plethysmograph, a ringlike device slipped around the penis to measure changes in circumference as a patient views nude photographs. The program includes use of aversion therapy, in which patients inhale ammonia to prevent inappropriate arousal.... The hospital had told the girl to record a sexual fantasy. "Then every time she listened to it, she had to use that ammonia," the woman said. "It wasn't really a fantasy, it was just really bizarre. On the tape she was talking about hurting this child (in a violent, sexual manner). My daughter is very passive; she's never been violent." They told her she had to make this tape. She had to rewrite and rewrite until they were sure she'd get sexually aroused to it."

source: Article 'Sex therapy nightmare or cure?' by A. Young; Arizona Republic; Quote used in the book 'Censoring Sex Research - The Debate over Male Intergenerational Relations' edited by Thomas K. Hubbard & Beert Verstraete; Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek, CA; 2013; Arizona Republic from 26 July 1992