AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION RECLASSIFIES PEDOPHILIA, BACKTRACKS by Dr. Susan Berry
The American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) decision to once again reclassify pedophilia has led to further concerns that the professional organization is attempting to legitimize the disorder, paving the way for its defense and the recommendation of removal of age-of-consent laws.
In a press release Friday, Liberty Counsel, a nonprofit organization that promotes the causes of religious liberty, the sanctity of human life, and the family observed that in its newly published Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition(DSM-5), APA “changed the classification of pedophilia from a ‘disorder’ to a ‘sexual orientation,’ but, following the public outcry, APA released a statement that it was a mistake.”
APA, Liberty Counsel noted, now states “sexual orientation” is an error and should read instead, “sexual interest.”
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