gender confirmation surgery; gender-confirming surgery
Gender confirmation surgery (GCS) is a well-established treatment for gender dysphoria that can assist most patients in relieving their dysphoria and reduce the risk of associated symptoms such as depression, suicidality, anxiety, drug abuse, and social isolation.Nick Esmonde et al.
Over the past few years, increased access to transgender insurance benefits have made GCS a financial feasibility for many patients.Julia A. Cook et al.

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“GCS.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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gender confirmation surgery; gender-confirming surgery
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