Causes of transsexualism. Is there a transsexuality gene?

Definition of transsexuality According to the most recent psychiatric medical criteria, transsexuality can be defined as a disorder of sexual identity causing gender dysphoria, understanding as such the possible psychological imbalance that may arise when there is antagonism...

Transsexuality diagnosis and treatment. Medical and psychiatric findings

‘The only thing that has been achieved so far is to try to adapt the body to the mind, instead of trying to alleviate the cerebral problem’ Diagnosis The diagnosis of transsexualism is based on both medical and psychiatric findings, criteria that have been enshrined...

Madrid hosted a European Congress on Transsexuality

The city of Madrid hosted the Second European Congress on Transsexuality, which offered a forum on many of the medical issues associated to sex reassignment surgery. Many lightly affirm that, this procedure should be performed, given that it is technically possible to do so....
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Current treatment of transgender youth includes the suppression of puberty that has direct consequences on the development of the minor.

A relevant ethical, moral and legal medical unresolved issue is the current treatment suppressing puberty of diagnosticated transgender children. Has it direct consequences on the development of the minor? We extracted a topic from a peer-reviewed large Spanish study which make a...

Controversy on transsexuals’ medical treatment. “I believe I’m proof no man can truly become a woman” warns Leanne.

Leanne is a transsexual who, at 34, had sex reassignment surgery — as it was then called — on the NHS at a clinic in Hove, East Sussex, after years of dressing sometimes as a man and sometimes as a woman. She is now 57 and says that, since then, she has lived in a twilight world...

Transsexuals suffer “chronic stress associated with higher prevalence of HIV infection, substance use disorders and suicidal tendencies”

Transsexual people assume a gender identity that differs from the biological sex. Which medical problems have these people? Are they informed about the consequences of their decision to don’t-assume their biological sex? Transsexuals’ serious health problems...

Parents advised to be attentive to children’s relationships to prevent rapid-onset gender dysphoria

“The influence of transgender friends or adults, directly or through social networks, could be an important factor for the onset of gender dysphoria in these young people” In a recent study published in PLOSONE , Dr. Lisa Littman of Brown University School of Public...

The cryptic biological determinism of “sexual orientation”. Study on homosexual determinism

All attempts to demonstrate biological determinism of homosexuality lack sufficient rigour  The first thing to note is that sexual identity, defined by the sex of male or female, and sexual orientation, defined by the gender, are different things, although they sometimes tend to...

French Supreme Court ban the assignment of “neutral gender” as sex civil identification

“The distinction between male and female is a cornerstone of the social and legal organization” determined by Supreme Court  The French Supreme Court, the highest state judicial authority in France, has overturned the assignment of “neutral gender” to a citizen....

Kids could be permanently harmed by gender law warn bioethics centre and Catholics bishops

Proposed reforms present gender not as a biological fact but as “a mere construct of society that is fluid and changeable”  MANCHESTER, England – A Catholic bioethics institute warned the Scottish government that children will be at increased risk of harm under...
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