Outline one or more explanation of gender dysphoria (9)

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1. The biological explanation: the influence of prenatal hormones. Girls (**), boys (XY). One explanation of gender dysphoria is that it is caused by unusual development in the brain before birth. There are small areas of the brain that are different in males and females. It is possible that hormones can cause parts of the brain to develop in a way that is not consistent with the genitalia and, usually, with the chromosomes. This means that the brain has not developed in a way that corresponds…


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