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Aversion therapy has been used for many years in the treatment of alcoholism (3). Apomorphine and emetine are the usual drugs used as the unconditioned stimuli for nausea and vomiting, with alcohol as the conditioned stimulus. More recently the same procedure has been used in the treatment of sexual perversions—for example, fetishism (12), transvestism (1, 5) and homosexuality (11, 7).

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McGuire, R.J., Vallance, M. (1964). Aversion Therapy by Electric Shock: A Simple Technique. In: Franks, C.M. (eds) Conditioning Techniques in Clinical Practice and Research. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-39876-0_16

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