AQA A2 Psychology Unit 3 - Gender - Gender Dysphoria

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How does the psychodynamic approach explain Gender Dysphoria?
Difficulties establishing gender in toddlerhood
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What is Gender Dysphoria?
When the emotional and biological sex of a child does not match
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What can happen if the Electra/Oedipus complexes are not complete?
Misidentification with the wrong role model - Boys looking up to mother
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What did Lothstein find about female-male transsexuals?
Mothers tended to be cohesive - Girls couldn't identify specific gender charactertistics
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How does the cognitive approach explain Gender Dysphoria?
Gender identity is a result of maturation
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At what point does Gender Dysphoria occur and why is this?
Adolescence as they are able to think more abstractly about their gender
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How does the biological approach explain gender dysphoria?
Brain sex Theory - Size and structure of the brain determines gender
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What does Zhou et al look at through the Brain Sex Theory?
BSTC in hypothalamus. Male to female transgender, when taking feminising hormones, the BSTC becomes the same size as a heterosexual female
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How do the Evolutionary and Behaviourist approach explain Gender Dysphoria?
Gender through imprinting and and conditioning
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What happens when there is a failure to imprint in the critical period?
gender problems - hard to understand the definition of gender
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