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That's exactly the kind of thing I'm afraid might happen.
I suspect this would shoot down the study with any reputable peer review journal. But in the meantime, the COS would have their favorable research results... and they could blame the psychiatrists and bigots for dissing their project.
I think this is exactly their game here. The Young Earth Creationists pulled a similar gambit with a cellar-dweller fifth-tier journal some years ago.