WHAT CAN WE CHANGE?

(Psychology Today - May/June 1994, p. 36)





Degree of Change Possible
Panic Curable
Specific Phobias Almost Curable
Sexual Dysfunctions Marked Relief
Social Phobia Moderate Relief
Agoraphobia Moderate Relief
Depression Moderate Relief
Sex Role Change Moderate
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Moderate, Mild Relief
Sexual Preference Moderate, Mild Change
Anger Mild, Moderate Relief
Everyday Anxiety Mild, Moderate Relief
Alcoholism Mild Relief
Overweight Temporary Change
Post-Traumatic Stress (PTSD) Marginal Relief
Sexual Orientation Probably Unchangeable
Sexual Identity Unchangeable