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I was wondering could lithium change your sexual orientation?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
No reason to believe: There is no reason to believe that lithium or any medication could change anyone's sexual orientation. In fact, there is no documented technique that can do it. Finally, there are problems associated with efforts to do it. If you are unhappy with the orientation that exists, please consider psychotherapy to help you adjust. Your acceptance need not direct your behavior in ways you don't want.

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