gender dysphoria feeling uncomfortable with gender assigned at birth GID gender identity disorder

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  • gender dysphoria feeling uncomfortable with gender assigned at birth GID gender identity disorder
    • psychosocial explanations trauma  in childhood/ maladaptive upbringing> e.g. cross gender fantasy eg Coates mother, abortion, depression,3 years,
      • psychosocial                 Overly  mother / son relationships > confused gender identity, greater female identification Stoller
    • biological
      • mismatch hormones/ genetic sex Androgen insensitive syndrome males too little test, , Congenital adrenal hyperplasia = geneital caused condition females too much test
      • transsexual gene Hare DNA 112 mtf longer version of androgen receptor gene reduce action of testosterone
    • brain sex theory male and female brains different transsexuals brain not match genetic sex
    • phantom limb syndrome FtM cross wiring fee they ought to have a penis.
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