Recent Examples of gender dysphoria from the Web
Not all of them seek treatment for gender dysphoria, the study said.
Wright’s lawsuit argued that the state imposed cruel and unusual punishment by denying her multiple requests for hormone treatment despite an official diagnosis of gender dysphoria.
The new classification brought about greater civil rights for gender dysphoria patients including the role of health insurance for surgery.
The agency is developing rules for providing hormone therapy and surgical intervention for inmates with gender dysphoria and as part of the settlement will consult with the ACLU and Basic Rights Oregon before they are finalized.
Those diagnosed with gender dysphoria will be provided with treatment, and policies put in place by the Obama administration will remain in effect for the time being.
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First Known Use of gender dysphoria
medical Definition of gender dysphoria
- A significant incongruence between gender identity and physical phenotype is known as gender identity disorder; the experience of this state, termed gender dysphoria, is a source of chronic suffering.
- —Louis J. Gooren, The New England Journal of Medicine, 31 Mar. 2011
- Scientists have no conclusive explanation for what causes some people to feel dissonance between their gender identity and aspects of their anatomy. In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association updated its manual, replacing the term “gender identity disorder,” with one that is less stigmatizing, “gender dysphoria.”
- —The New York Times, 4 May 2015
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