Atypical gender development

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  • Created on: 04-03-19 10:51
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  • Atypical gender development
    • Gender identity disorder
      • Consistency, insistence, persistence
      • Mismatch between sex and gender identity
    • Social explanations (SLT)
    • Biological explanations (Genetic and biochemical)
      • Genetic Inherited abnormality
      • Biochemical Hormone imbalances during foetal growth and childhood development
      • Supporting research Hare et al (2009) Examined gene samples of male gender dysphorics/ non-dysphorics
        • Correlation found between variants of androgen receptor gene and gender dysphoria; implying brain fails to masculinise during development in the womb


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