transsexualism

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condition in which a person assumes the identity and permanently acts the part of the gender opposite to his or her biological sex

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Was the gender identity disorder of childhood diagnosis introduced into DSM-III as a backdoor maneuver to replace homosexuality?
Making gender identity disorder of childhood: Historical lessons for contemporary debates.
When Shindo consulted a psychiatrist, she was diagnosed with gender identity disorder.
Details of Manning's struggle with gender identity disorder emerged during her trial.
Some of these include: the Rorschach (Exner System), the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory, and the Coolidge Personality and Neuropsychological Inventory, which contains a six-item gender identity disorder scale based on DSM-IV-TR criteria (Coolidge, Thede, & Young, 2002).
One, wherein there is a gender identity disorder and the other in which one of the gay partners wants a sex change in order to live with his/ her partner.
The inclusion of Gender Identity Disorder in the DSM-IVTR (the most recent version) is clearly used to deny insurance for medically necessary treatment.
A separate study also reported on the experience of doctors from Children's Hospital Boston in treating 97 children and teens with gender identity disorder.
A separate study that also appeared in Pediatrics reported on the experience of doctors from Children's Hospital Boston in treating 97 children and teens with gender identity disorder.
He is one of the youngest in people in Britain to be diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder.
children with diagnosed gender identity disorder, led by researchers at Children's Hospital Boston, documents significant mental health risks as children struggle with strong feelings of being born "in the wrong body.
In "Removing Gender Identity Disorder from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: A Call for Action" (April 2009), Ault and Brzuzy stated that in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) "finally responded to decades of activism by removing homosexuality from DSM" (p.
In a case of first impression, the Tax Court ruled that the costs of hormone therapy and sex reassignment surgery for an individual diagnosed with gender identity disorder (GID) qualified as deductible medical expenses.
The taxpayer was born male but was diagnosed with gender identity disorder.