The creation of rationale to alleviate psychological discomfort caused by the evidence presented by facts that contradict beliefs and ideas that the individual is reluctant to reevaluate.

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Was Cognitive Dissonance deliberately or accidentally used by psychologists trying to change a persons sexuality?

I am studying the effects that aversion therapy had on young male homosexuals who were treated by the National Health Service in England. I state young being 15 to 18 year olds because I believe that ...