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Gender Dysphoria:
Interdisciplinary Approaches in Clinical Management

Walter O. Bockting, Drs.
Eli Coleman, PhD. (Eds)

1992, Haworth Press

151 Pages

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Enhance your expertise wit the most up-to-date information about gender identity disorders in Gender Dysphoria.  This book stresses the need to evaluate and treat gender dysphoria in the context of the individual's  overall mental and physical health.  The contributors, who are international experts in the clinical management of gender dysphoria, present valuable, contemporary approaches in assessment, psychological and medical treatment, and adjustment of individuals with gender identity disorders.

Inside you will find a wealth of topics relating to gender dysphoria and how it affects an individual's physical, psychological, social, and sexual adjustment including

  • terminology and classification of gender identity disorders
  • Cross-Gender Questionnaire, a newly developed clinical assessment tool
  • hormone therapy options, physical results, and side effects
  • the influence of hormone therapy on the psychological functioning of transsexuals
  • reported regrets of post-surgical transsexuals
  • gender dysphoria and gender mutilation in young boys
  • a model for identifying and treating gender identity disorder in females
  • a thorough description of a comprehensive treatment approach for a wide spectrum on gender dysphoria

Table of Contents

Terminology and Classification of Gender Identity Disorders - Ira B. Pauly, MD

Dimensions of Transvestism and Transsexualism: The Validation and Factorial Structure of the Cross-Gender Questionnaire - Richard F. Docter PhD, James S. Fleming, PhD

Hormone Treatment in Transsexuals - Henk Asscheman, MD, Louis J.G. Gooren, MD

The Influence of Hormone Treatment on Psychological Functioning of Transsexuals - Peggy T. Cohen-Kettenis, PhD, Louis J.G. Gooren, MD

Regrets After Sex Reassignment Surgery - Friedemann Pfafflin, MD

Clinical Management of Gender Dysphoria in Young Boys: Genital Mutilation and DSM IV Implications - L.M. Lothstein, PhD, ABPP

Female Gender Disorder: A New Model and Clinical Applications - Jeremy Baumbach, PhD, Louisa A. Turner, PhD

A Comprehensive Approach to the Treatment of Gender Dysphoria - Walter O. Bockting, Drs, Eli Coleman, PhD

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