- That at least some people can change sexual orientation from homosexual to heterosexual.
- That conversion programs are not necessarily psychologically damaging.
Setting aside the 33% drop-out rate, the study showed 25% reporting success in becoming heterosexual, 25% decided and succeeded in becoming chaste, 25% remained homosexual and 25% were still in the process and the outcome was unclear.
Although some participants experienced substantial distress during the program, others improved on standard stress scores. The study found no statistical correlation in either direction.
It's useful to read Anthony Venn-Brown's criticism on the Open House blog site.