Gender Dysphoria

Resources for Patients and Caregivers

Gender dysphoria: A concept designated in the DSM-5 as clinically significant distress or impairment related to a strong desire to be of another gender, which may include desire to change primary and/or secondary sex characteristics. Not all transgender or gender diverse people experience dysphoria.

 

Cluster Number:
Wiki Number: 20-Gender Dysphoria
Diagnosis: Adjustment Disorder
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Symptoms: emotional distress over one’s assigned gender or sex
Progression: eating disorders, depression, isolation, suicide attempts
Causes:
Medications: Hormones
Therapies: transitioning psychotherapy

Resources for Physicians, Counselors and Researchers

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